Plan Now for the Okoboji Summer Theater

The Oakwood Inn is a Select Registry Bed and Breakfast Inn located in Okoboji near Spirit Lake.

Plan Now for the Okoboji Summer Theater/Best Hotel in Okoboji, IA

Tickets are already on sale for the thrilling Okoboji Summer Theater season! Each year, we look forward to creative performances by eager students from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. With this partnership, the Okoboji Summer Theater serves as a professional training ground for young theatre artists, offering them a unique opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals in a repertory setting.

The Okoboji Summer Theater stands out from regular playhouses because of its unique season duration. It typically offers seven to nine different productions during the summer months, ranging from musicals and comedies to dramas. This packed schedule caters to everyone, making it a popular destination for both locals and vacationers to catch a show. The variety and quality of performances attract theatre-goers of all ages, promising an unforgettable experience with every visit.

Due to the popularity of the Iowa Great Lakes area as a summertime destination, it’s always best to plan for your adventures, reservations, and lodging. As you begin your search for the best hotel in Okoboji, IA, you’ll want to envision your getaway. Would you like a quiet, private location with luxurious appointments, welcoming service, and complimentary breakfasts each morning? If so, The Oakwood Inn is just the place for you. Book your room today! 

Plan Now for the Okoboji Summer Theater/Best Hotel in Okoboji, IA

Okoboji Summer Theater & A Great Package at Our Hotel

Summertime is packed with adventures and activities in the Iowa Great Lakes region, and while the most popular things to do involve bathing suits, sunshine, and lake time, there’s plenty to discover in the evenings after a day in the great outdoors. The Okoboji Summer Theater is one of those things! 

This venue offers a unique blend of professional theatre and educational opportunities, and the program has a widely recognized reputation for quality and variety, and the immersive experience it provides makes it a must-visit for anyone looking for a cultural experience. Booking tickets in advance is highly recommended, as seating is limited in the intimate venue. 

Here is this year’s upcoming show schedule for the Okoboji Summer Theater

  1. Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical: June 25th to the 30th. 
  2. Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery: July 2nd to the 7th.
  3. Freaky Friday: July 9th to the 14th.
  4. The Mousetrap: July 16th to the 21st.
  5. My Way: July 23rd to the 28th.
  6. Barefoot in the Park: July 30th to August 4th.
  7. The Music Man: August 6th to the 11th. 

As a guest at our hotel in Okoboji, the best way to enjoy a show at the Okoboji Summer Theater is with our special package. Be sure to plan ahead and choose the show you want to see before they sell out! This package is available from June to August and includes the following:

  1. Two tickets to the Okoboji Summer Theatre (shows are Tuesday through Sunday – based on availability).
  2. A $75 gift certificate for an elegant dinner at Prime Boji—one of our favorite waterfront fine dining restaurants.
  3. Homemade dessert for two after the theatre performance.

Going to the theater during your stay is just one of the best things to do in Okoboji this summer. Visit our blog for more insider recommendations and adventures!

Plan Now for the Okoboji Summer Theater/Best Hotel in Okoboji, IA

Stay at the Best Hotel in Okoboji, IA, this Summer

When you begin to make your summer plans, you’ll want to include staying at the best hotel in Okoboji, IA, for adults hoping to get away from it all. While the Iowa Great Lakes area is a wildly popular summer destination, our property is set back from it all on our stunning garden grounds with Savannah oak. You’ll be in the ideal location to explore and experience all the best tourist hotspots, including the Okoboji Summer Theater, but when you’re here, you’ll be at complete peace. 

While there are plenty of lodging options in the area, what makes our Inn the best hotel in Okoboji, IA, is a combination of elements. For starters, each of our guest rooms is unique unlike cookie-cutter hotel rooms. Many rooms have fireplaces, balconies, and in-room jacuzzi tubs to really up the wow-factor. All rooms have luxurious Comphy linens and Aveda toiletries.

One of the best perks of choosing The Oakwood Inn are the mornings! Each day in the wee hours our kitchen comes to life with aromas of coffee and baked goods. You’ll love our multi-coursed gourmet feast, best enjoying in our sun-dappled dining room or in the privacy of your own suite if you so choose. The treats continue throughout the day as well. We can’t wait to host you at our hotel in Okoboji this summer! Book today for the best rates. 

Scroll to Top

Book your stay for March, April or May by March 31 and receive a 20% discount off the room rate

Use Promo Code: SPRING20

The Best Email Newsletter in Iowa!

Get our newsletter to find out what is happening in Okoboji each month & at The Oakwood Inn.