Activities abound to get you into the holiday spirit this month.
In Tulsa, the Philbrook Festival runs through Dec. 26, with holiday lights, music and fun for the whole family. One of the most popular displays in the state, the Rhema Christmas Lights event at Rhema Bible College offers two million lights to stroll under this year, through Jan. 1. Those looking for some winter activities should visit the Broken Arrow Ice Rink through Jan. 4 on Main Street. Guests can skate under festive lights at the city’s only outdoor rink. And, as always, Arvest Winterfest continues the tradition of a variety of winter activities, like skating and breakfast with Santa, through Jan. 23 in downtown Tulsa.
In OKC, the traditions of Downtown in December include a series of holiday events and attractions in the heart of the city though Jan. 31. From virtual runs to light displays and streetcar rides, this community event has it all.
Poteau’s Christmas Parade takes place on Dec. 5 on Dewey Avenue and features floats, festive bands and even a visit with Santa. Other light displays can be found around the state, include Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights at Woolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve. The event offers a drive-through display of 750,000 glistening lights through Dec. 20. Kingfisher Winter Nights, through Dec. 27 at Kingfisher City Park, sees the space ablaze with millions of lights.