It’s That Time of Year Again! Holiday Events in Tulsa, OK

Holiday Events

Holiday Alert! Holiday Alert! There are just eighteen more sleeps until the Holiday. That’s right, just 18 more sleeps between now, and the Holiday. Whether you’re a Grinch or a Sugar Plum Fairy, you can’t deny that December 25th is dashing through the snow on its merry way. To help you get into the holiday spirit, we at Dynamic Door Service, have compiled some of our favorite holiday events that are sure to be a hit among your family.

The Polar Express Train Ride

When: November 20 – December 27, 2015

Where: One Railroad Place

Bristow, OK 74010

What: Make this Holiday one you and your family will never forget when you board the Polar Express in Bristow. The Polar Express Train Ride affords families the experience of a lifetime as they “jump” into one of the most beloved Christmas children’s’ books. While the kids sip on hot cocoa and snack on warm baked cookies, they’ll enjoy a reading of “The Polar Express,” while music from the film plays through the cars. When the train reaches the North Pole, Santa and his elves board, where they lead everyone in singing some favorite carols and gift each child with their own special silver sleigh bell.

Cost: Please visit the website above.

Tulsa Christmas Parade

When: December 12, 2015 | 6:00pm

Where: Downtown Tulsa

What: Only 4 more days until the city’s annual Christmas Parade, an event dating back to the 1920s, which was designed to delight all ages and kick off the holiday season in Tulsa. It all starts at 6:00 p.m.! This festive celebration features floats, marching bands, drill teams, dancers, giant balloons, and who could forget Santa. Bundle up and join family and friends for this year’s highly anticipated Tulsa Christmas Parade.

Cost: Free to attend.

WinterFest

When: November 27, 2015 – January 17, 2016

Special Dates

  • 12/12/15 – Biggest Weekend Ever!
  • 12/12/2015 – Breakfast with Santa
  • 12/12/2015 – Cheyenne Bus Toy Drive

Where: Downtown Tulsa

3rd and Denver

Outside Bok Center

Tulsa, OK 74103

What: Join Downtown Tulsa as it is transformed into a festive wonderland during this year’s annual WinterFest. Experience the thrill of outdoor ice skating, see Oklahoma’s tallest outdoor Christmas tree, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, listen to live entertainment, and browse beautiful holiday light displays with your loved ones. Surrounded by festive nutcrackers, twinkling lights, and a 44-foot tree decked out with 35,700 lights, the outdoor ice rink is located adjacent to the BOK Center in Downtown Tulsa. Segway Santa wheels around the main plaza at the center passing out candy canes and posing for pictures much to delight of children and adults.

Cost: $10 per person with included skate rental or $5 with your own skates. Children three and under are $5. Breakfast with Santa is $8 plus an online service fee of $1.43 per person. Free entertainment is provided each Friday and Saturday at the ONEOK stage.

Will’s Country Christmas

When: December 11-12, 2015 | 6:00-9:00pm

Where: Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch

9501 East 380 Road

Oologah, OK 74053

What: Father Christmas will be at Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch for the first-ever “Will’s Country Christmas” holiday celebration featuring hay rides, caroling, brass trio, walking lantern tours of house and grounds, and stories of Christmas on the prairie. Vendors will be present for those last minute gifts. Kids can make ornaments to take home. Hot chocolate and cider will be available for purchase as will Will’s favorite food, beans and ham, served up with Indian fry bread.

Cost: Advance tickets are on sale now at $10 for adults. Children 17 and under are free to attend. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance so hurry and get yours today before they’re all gone. See the website (above) for more information.

Tulsa Ballet: The Nutcracker Ballet

When: December 11-13 & 18-20, 2015

Where: Tulsa Performing Arts Center

110 East 2nd Street

Tulsa, OK 74103

What: Share in the magic of the season this December by joining the Tulsa Ballet in association with the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, as they unfold a young girl’s magical fantasy in the story of “The Nutcracker.” More than 100 local children join the professional company to help the larger-than-life Mouse King battle the Nutcracker Prince and his toy soldier brigade. The beloved character Mother Ginger returns again as part of the 2015 production. “The Nutcracker” is a must see!

Costs: Tickets start at $25

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Holiday Events In and Around Tulsa

Christmas is in the air!

With Christmas just two weeks away, joyous clatter is arising throughout the state of Oklahoma, with every creature taking part in the many festive holidays events going on this year.

A moment with Kris Kringle, a magical presentation of “The Nutcracker,” and slide down a 150-foot slope; among other activities has a lot of family’s getting into the spirit of the holiday.

Our story begins with warm gingerbread cookies, steaming mugs of hot cocoa, and candy canes galore. Those young and young at heart can partake in any one (or a combination) of the following holiday events:

Downtown in December; Oklahoma City

Lace up your ice skates, glide down a 150-ft man-made snow tubing slope, or spend an afternoon visiting with Santa at this years’ Downtown in December. Sip on a steamy cup of apple cider while you take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride to take in all of the twinkling lights and beautifully decorated streets. Free river and canal cruises are also available.

Winterfest; Downtown Tulsa

Featuring ice skating, breakfast with the big man in red himself, gingerbread house decorating contests and cozy horse-drawn carriage rides Winterfest sets the season aglow with an astounding 44’ tree that is set to twinkle with over 35,000 lights. Live entertainment, a holiday-themed marketplace, and of course candy canes can be found in the BOK Center.

The Nutcracker Ballet; Oklahoma City & Tulsa

Share in the magic of the season this December by joining the Oklahoma City Ballet and/or the Tulsa Ballet as they present one of the most endearing holiday traditions – “The Nutcracker”. Generation after generation have been enthralled with the tale of a young girl’s fantasy of the Mouse King, Nutcracker Prince and his toy soldier brigade that combine to create a fairy tale Christmas.

Happy Holidays to all, and to all a good night!

From your friends at Dynamic Door Tulsa