2019 Holiday Activities Guide

Through December 22
LifeShare WinterFest & Snow Tubing at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Get dates, times and prices at: https://www.milb.com/oklahoma-city/community/winterfest.

Through Dec. 31
Christmas in the Park at Chisholm Trail Park in Yukon. A drive-thru and walk-thru light display with more than 100 acres of twinkling lights. Open seven days a week from 6 – 10 p.m. Free. For more info: http://www.cityofyukonok.gov.

Through Dec. 31
Festival of Light at Shannon Springs Park in Chickasha. A drive-thru and walk-thru light display, carriage rides and on select night a live nativity, camel rides, photos with Santa, a gift shop and concessions. Sunday-Thursday, 6 – 10 pm, Friday-Saturday, 6 – 11 pm. Free. For more info: http://www.chickashafestivaloflight.org.

Through Jan. 1, 2020
Bricktown Canal Lights Display lines the canal with twinkling lights. FREE water taxi rides selected nights of the week. Open at dusk. For more info: http://www.downtownindecember.com.

Through Jan. 2, 2020
Downs Family Christmas Lights in Norman. A light display set to music with more than 18 miles of lights. Bring a canned good or monetary donation to benefit the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. Free. For more info: http://www.downsfamilychristmas.com.

Through Jan. 5, 2020
Luminance at Mitch Park in Edmond. Walk-thru more than 50,000 LED lights, a 25-foot tunnel and 20 interactive and 3D light displays. Open nightly 5 – 10 pm. Free to walk. For more info: http://www.visitedmondok.com/.

Automobile Alley Lights on Broadway Ave in OKC. More than 180,000 colorful LED lights draping the buildings along eight city blocks in the historic district. Open dusk to dawn and free. For more info: http://www.downtownindecember.com.

ILLUMINATIONS: Night Lights in the Crystal Bridge Conservatory in OKC. Fun for the entire family. Members, $6; nonmembers, $8; kids (2 & under), free. 6 – 9 pm. For more info: http://www.myriadgardens.org.

Holiday in the Park at Frontier City Theme Park in OKC. Festive Christmas lights, Santa Claus, rides, holiday shows and more. Weekends then daily starting Dec. 26. $47.99, online, $37.99. Friday & Saturday, 5 – 10 pm; Sunday, 5 – 9 pm For more info: https://www.sixflags.com/frontiercity/special-events.

December 3
Rose State College Holiday Lighting from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Activities for the kids, hot chocolate, s’mores, pony rides and Santa. The event is free. For more info: https://www.rose.edu/content/about-us/our-college/holiday-lighting/.

December 4-13
Red Earth Treefest is free to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the OSU-OKC Student Center (900 N Portland Ave). For more info: https://www.redearth.org.

December 5
Holiday Happening at the Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave.). Children activities and Christmas entertainment from 4 to 7 p.m. For more info: https://samnoblemuseum.ou.edu.

A Dog Day in December. Bring the pups and enjoy a pet-friendly holiday-themed fundraiser from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Midtown Mutts Dog Park (407 W. Park Pl.), benefiting the Midtown Association. For more info: www.MidtownOKC.com.

Home for the Holidays in Tuttle. Starts at 5:30 p.m. Carolers, vendors, children’s crafts, live choir performances, sweet treats, tree lighting and a Christmas parade. Kids can meet Santa and pose for a picture. The tree lighting is at 6 p.m. and the parade begins at 7 p.m. Free to attend. For more info: https://cityoftuttle.com/.

Christmas On The Prairie at Harn Homestead from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. There will be hayrides, crafts, cookie decorating, Harn House tours, a petting zoo and Santa. For more info: http://www.harnhomestead.com/events.

December 6
UCO WinterGlow carnival from Dec. 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. Meet Santa and there will be activities for children. Free to attend. Donations of unwrapped, new toys are appreciated. For more info: http://sites.uco.edu/student-life/winterglow.

Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony at Andrews Park in Norman from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Festive refreshments, musical entertainment and Santa. For more info: http://www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org.

December 7
Holiday Hustle is a 5k for everyone from 8:45 to 10:45 a.m. Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast, live Christmas music and more! For more info: http://teamoc.oc.edu/holidayhustle/.

Holiday Hop
at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum, Victorian Rodkey House & 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse. Holiday crafts, hot cocoa, music and Santa! Free to attend. For more info: http://www.edmondhistory.org.

December 7 & 8
Devon’s Weekend with Santa. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be story time with Mrs. Claus, live music, plus free photos with Santa. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/SaturdaysWithSanta/.

December 8
Christmas Guns Celebration at historic El Reno (7107 W. Cheyenne) from 2 to 4 p.m. A festive celebration of ancient folklore with cannons and guns blasting followed by a visit from Santa. For more info: http://www.fortreno.org/fort-reno-tombstone-tales/calendar-of-events/.

December 12
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art’s Family Fun Night from 6 – 8 p.m. Visit the holiday model train exhibition, cookie and hot cocoa bar, art activities, door prizes and meet Santa. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2394062807498906/.

December 13 & 14
Visit the Promenade at Scissortail Park on Dec. 13 from 5 – 10 p.m. & again on Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Live roaming entertainment, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, holiday train rides and more. For more info: https://scissortailpark.org/calendar/.

December 14
Deck the Hall Fame it’s Fun for the family. Families can enjoy story time, movies, crafts and holiday treats, plus visit with Santa. Story time begins at 10:30 a.m. and Santa arrives at 11 a.m. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/454033021905186/.

SandRidge Santa Run from 9 to 10:30 a.m. A 5K race and a one-mile Fun Run. Fun activities and a costume contest. Fun for the family. For more info: http://www.downtownindecember.com/sandridge-santa-run/.

Polar Express on the Farm & Okie Sampler Christmas Marke
t at Chester’s Party Barn & Farm from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids can visit in their pajamas to meet Santa (one free downloaded picture) and enjoy “reindeer” pony rides, a petting zoo, a ride on the Polar Express tractor ride, hot chocolate and cookies, plus crafts. Adults can shop local vendors while enjoying food trucks as well as wine, beer & margarita tents. For more info: http://www.okiesampler.com.

Yukon Czech Christmas Market from 3 to 8 p.m. at Yukon Rt. 66 at 10 W Main St. An old-fashioned, outdoor market with local vendors offering fine art, crafts, holiday fare and more. Free to attend. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2548904231871116/.

December 19
Sounds of the Season Concert at the Yukon Fine Arts Auditorium at 850 Yukon Ave. from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. A holiday performance by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra. For more info: http://www.cityofyukonok.gov.

December 20 & 21
Elsa’s Christmas Celebration is a holiday celebration with carols, dancing, stand-up comedy presented by Oaken’s Trading Post and a special puppet show by Olaf and Sven. For prices, times and more info: https://www.storytellersokc.com/tickets.

December 22
Bricktown Lights Chanukah Celebration in Bricktown at 2 S Mickey Mantle Dr. from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. A giant menorah lighting, live music, food, unique entertainment and more, including photos with Dreidel Man. For more info: https://www.jewishokc.com/.

December 26
Winter Walk At SKELETONS: Museum Of Osteology at 10301 S Sunnylane Rd in Oklahoma City from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For prices and more info: https://skeletonmuseum.com/.

December 31
Opening Night. Fun for the entire family. An evening of music, magic and fireworks at midnight to ring in the New Year. Children can create festive art projects in the Children’s Area located inside the Civic Center Hall of Mirrors. For more info: http://www.artscouncilokc.com/opening-night.

New Years Eve at OKCMOA from 7 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Ring in the New Year with fireworks and champagne or sparkling grape juice. Guests can also enjoy dinner family style at the Museum Cafe. Opening Night wristbands grant access to the performances but additional tickets must be purchased for the Roof Terrace Celebration. For more info: http://www.okcmoa.com.

January 1, 2020
Commitment Day 5K from 10 to 11 a.m. Bring the whole family to run, walk, jog or stroll. Registrants are encouraged to make a donation to Make-A-Wish and/or the Life Time Foundation. For more info: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/49707.

Through Feb. 2, 2020
Devon Ice Rink 2019 at Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory at 301 W. Reno Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73102. Price: $7 – $13 – open daily. Get info: https://downtownindecember.com/devon-ice-rink/.

Through February 29, 2020
The Frybread Factory: NDN Pop Art at Exhibit C Native Gallery & Gifts at 1 E. Sheridan Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73102. Daily from 11 am to 8 pm. For more info: https://www.exhibitcgallery.com/.

 

 

 

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