This year marks 50 years of celebrating and recognizing entrepreneurs during National Small Business Week! Small businesses make each community unique. Stillwater's local restaurants, boutiques and retail shops, attractions, and nightlife venues are some of the key reasons visitors and locals feel welcomed and at home in America's Friendliest College Town! Join communities across the nation to celebrate National Small Business Week from April 30 to May 6, 2023.  


From Eskimo Joe's to Hideaway Pizza, Balanced Coffee to Granny's Kitchen, Stillwater's restaurants are lively and welcoming with menus that will appeal to everyone! Explore all the tastes of Stillwater's home-grown style. Whether you're looking for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, a mid-day pick-me-up, or a late-night snack, there's a Stillwater restaurant to satisfy your cravings.


Shop 'til you drop in America's Friendliest College Town! Whether you are looking for a new outfit for Calf Fry or a gift for special someone in your life, you are sure to find it in one of our many locally-owned boutiques.

Browse All Around Cowgirl Boutique, Typo Market, Leonard Jewelry, Stillwater Summit Co., and more in Downtown Stillwater. Stop into Wooden Nickel, Nicky Jean Clothing Co., and DuPree's Sports and Screenprinting on the Strip. Check out new arrivals on Campus Corner at Chris' University Sprit, Pecks Lodge, Elizabeth's, Rhinestone Cowgirl, The Mix, and more. And get your hands on unique finds around town at Jo & Co., Whiskey Creek Boutique, Daisy If You Do Co., and Flynnagin's Footwear Apparel & Accessories


Move through the years, from 1890 to the present, and learn about OSU's national championships at the Heritage Hall Museum. Visit America's shrine to the sport of wrestling at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Explore the nation's largest Student Union at OSU and learn about all of the on-campus amenities and venues. Take in the spring weather at The Botanic Garden at OSU, get up close and personal with some of the world's most exotic animals at Lost Creek Safari, appreciate the arts at the OSU Museum of Art and Modella Art Gallery, or throw axes at Stilly Axe Pit! We know you will find new places, unique history, and rich culture you are searching for.


From a cozy ambiance at Zannotti's Wine Bar to the two-stepping, honky-tonk scene at Outlaws and The Tumbleweed, Stillwater has an after-hours hot spot to suit your evening style! Browse Stillwater's bars and nightlife venues and take part in weekly nightlife specials and events.