Sick of holiday events? No? Good! There are plenty to be found this month.
In Tulsa, enjoy the Tulsa Christmas Parade on Dec. 9 across downtown. Other goodies include Tulsa Winterfest by the BOK Center through Jan. 2. Don’t miss the Philbrook Festival, running through Christmas Eve, along with Botanic Garden of Lights at the Tulsa Botanic Garden through Dec. 30. Other holiday goodies include the Rhema Christmas Lights event, through Jan. 1 at the Rhema Bible College, and the Broken Arrow Ice Rink, through Jan. 7 at 418 S. Main St.
Holiday offerings in OKC can be found at Downtown in December, a district-wide holiday extravaganza with free ferry rides, lights, ice skating and holiday markets, running through January. Don’t miss the OKC Community Chanukah Festival, Dec. 10 at Scissortail Park, along with Polar Express rides at the Oklahoma Railway Museum through Dec. 27. Other events include Red Earth Treefest at the BancFirst Building through Dec. 29; Winter Glow through Dec. 30 at RiverSport OKC; and the Edmond Ice Rink at Mitch Park through Jan. 15.
Around the state, holiday offerings include: Olde Tyme Christmas, Dec. 7 at E. Grand Ave. in Tonkawa; the Poinsettia Festival, Dec. 8-9 at 223 W. Main St. in Wilburton; the Sleigh Bells Market, Dec. 9 at the Southeast Expo Center in McAlester; and the Chickasha Festival of Light, through Dec. 31 at Shannon Springs Park.
If you’re burnt out, non-holiday offerings include downtown Tulsa’s First Friday Art Crawl on Dec. 1; the Tulsa Farm Show on Dec. 7-9 at Expo Square; the Cowboy Cup event, Dec. 8-9 at Expo Square; the Minco Honey Festival at Minco High School on Dec. 2; and Neuro Night, Dec. 16 at the Museum of the Great Plains in Lawton.
Photo credit: Photo courtesy Rhema