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Join thousands of annual visitors at the Rhema Christmas Lights and witness over three million shimmering lights synchronized to Christmas music across 110 acres. This much-loved lights display in Broken Arrow began in 1982 and has been attracting visitors ever since. Experience the wonder of illuminated festive figures like a gingerbread family with lollipops and gumdrops, Noah's ark with animals, 3D angels and reindeer, a Christmas tree forest, a 50-figure nativity scene and more. Visitors to the Rhema Christmas Lights can drive through the lights in their own vehicle, get out of the car and walk around the park, or view the spectacular displays from a horse-drawn carriage. Don't miss the Rhema Park bridge, complete with over 90,000 lights draped across the bridge alone. Synchronized to both classic and modern Christmas music, these lights have delighted visitors of all ages. While there, enjoy concessions that include cups of hot chocolate, piping hot coffee or sweet apple cider while venturing into the displays. Popcorn, funnel cakes and other treats will also be available. Admission to Rhema Christmas Lights is free; however, donations are appreciated.
Rhema Bible Church
1025 W Kenosha Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Experience animated displays and over 1.2 million shimmering lights at Muskogee's annual Garden of Lights. Drive through Honor Heights Park and view 130 acres of trees, bushes and water areas decorated for the holiday season. Rose and azalea bushes will be illuminated with color, imitating their natural state during the blooming of spring. This Christmas light display will also feature lighted displays of deer, squirrels and birds scattered amongst a wide variety of trees wrapped in lights.
Honor Heights Park
1400 Honor Heights Drive, Muskogee, OK 74401
Muskogee, OK 74401
Witness traditional Native American dancing at the New Year's Eve Powwow at the Muskogee Civic Center. The powwow kicks off at 1pm with gourd dancing until 5pm, followed by a supper break. Gourd dancing resumes at 6pm, and the grand entry begins at 7pm. Dance contests that will be featured at the New Year's Eve Powwow include fancy dance, straight dance, jingle dress and fancy shawl. Browse rows of arts and crafts vendors and encourage the kids to enter the Legacy Kid's Art Contest.
Muskogee Civic Center
420 S. Boston Street
Muskogee, OK 74403
Start off 2024 at Cain's Ballroom's annual Hangover Ball, located in the Tulsa Arts District. Assembled by American rock and country-alternative artist, Cody Canada, this year's lineup includes Robert Earl Keen, BJ Barham, Jamie Lin Wilson, Mike McClure, John Fullbright, Elle Gorman, Elysha Lemaster, Dierks Canada, Stella Hales and Wyatt Wilson. You won't want to miss out on singing along to these country favorites during New Year's Day.
423 N. Main
Tulsa, OK 74103
Start the New Year off right with a First Day Hike through Tenkiller State Park in Vian. Meet at the Driftwood Nature Center for an easy, one-mile hike. Be sure to bring your binoculars, a camera, water and appropriate dress for a cool-weather hike. Afterwards, join park staff for hot chocolate and snacks.
Tenkiller State Park
448159 E 979 Road
Vian, OK 74962
Mark your calendar for a visit to Keystone State Park on January 1 for a free guided hike. Visitors will meet at the park office at 10am for a moderate hike. Bring your leashed pets, binoculars, a camera, water, and appropriate dress for a cool-weather hike. The event is held in conjunction with the America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative that will take place in all 50 states. First Day Hikes offer individuals and families the opportunity to begin the New Year connecting with the outdoors and staying active.
Keystone State Park
1926 Hwy 151
Sand Springs, OK 74063
Join Grand Lake State Park staff at the Bernice Area on January 1 for the park's annual First Day Hike. Meet at the Nature Center at 11am for an easy, one-mile hike along the paved Nature Trail. Be sure to bring your leashed pets, camera, binoculars, water, and appropriate dress for cold weather. After the hike, stick around the meet the animal ambassadors at the Nature Center. The event is held in conjunction with the America's State Parks First Day Hikes initiative that will take place in all 50 states. First Day Hikes offer individuals and families the opportunity to begin the New Year connecting with the outdoors and staying active.
Grand Lake State Park
54101 E Hwy 85 A
Bernice, OK 74331
Welcome the New Year with a unique Soundscape Tulsa experience celebrating Stillness and Nurturing our Inner Light. Instead of rushing into resolutions, this event encourages embracing the slow pace of Mother Nature, finding stillness, and restoring in preparation for the gradual return of Light. Join us for a peaceful "Ceremony" (3-4:30 pm) designed to help your nervous system unwind from the holiday season and gently reset for the New Year. PLEASE BRING Mat & Blanket for your comfort lying on the ground.
H2Oasis Float Center and Tea House
The Farm Shopping Center, 6564 E. 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74145
Bring the whole family to Bartlesville for the Christmas in the Ville celebration. Guests can bundle up and ice skate at the Historic Train Depot and take advantage of photo backdrops like the 12-foot lighted ornament, a 28-foot Christmas tree and a sleigh. On select dates, Santa will even be available for visits while sitting in the big red sleigh. Throughout the winter season, visitors can stop in to watch a nostalgic evening movie in the park, play lawn games or take a carriage ride throughout downtown Bartlesville. During Christmas in the Ville, be sure to visit the ice-skating rink, complete holiday shopping and appreciate the festive decorations in Bartlesville.
201 SW Keeler Avenue
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Tulsa during the holidays is a magical time of year! The city comes alive with Christmas festivities, and one of the highlights of the season is Arvest Winterfest. This event takes place in Downtown Tulsa, next to the BOK Center. Ice skating is the most popular activity at Tulsa’s Winterfest. There are a variety of other attractions available throughout the season. Visit the holiday market and ride the Winterfest Express on Saturdays. See Santa on Sundays and during the special breakfast with Santa event.
Second & Denver
Tulsa, OK 74103
Claremore Lake Lights will return for the second year! Starting on November 22, residents and visitors can drive through the Claremore Lake Park and experience the Christmas lights and displays from the comfort of their warm vehicle. Lights will begin each night at dusk and remain on until 10:00p.m. through January 6, 2024. The Claremore Lake lights will begin at the Blue Starr Road entrance and displays will be featured throughout the park. Multiple photo opportunities will be available and visitors are encouraged to use the hashtag #ClaremoreLakeLights on social media to capture and share memories! There is no cost to enjoy the Claremore Lake Light display.
East Blue Starr Drive
Claremore, OK 74017
Skate under the festive twinkle lights at Broken Arrow's only outdoor skating rink. Bring your ice skates or rent them directly on-site and glide across the ice under the pavilion at the Rose District Plaza. Bring the whole family out to create new holiday memories at this fun attraction, which opens before Thanksgiving and runs through the New Year. Group rates, private ice and birthday party packages available. Hours: Monday – Thursday, 3:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.; Friday, 3:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.; Saturday, 12:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.; Sunday, 12:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.
418 S Main Street
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
The Bixby Historical Society Festival of the Trees opens Thursday November 23rd. The Lighting ceremony starts at 5:00pm with lights on at 6:00pm. There will be activities for all including hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows. Santa will be there to visit with children of all ages. We will be lighting up over 120 Christmas trees synchronized to over 15 songs. the trees will stay lite every night through the season and Santa will be there every Thursday through Sunday nights. Come by and visit the sugar Dome and the Grinch Dome where you can take a picture of your family. Enjoy a scavenger hunt as you stroll through the Christmas trees. Visit our website for more information and Santa hours. https://bixbyhistoricalsociety.com/festival-of-the-trees.
Bixby Historical Society
15 E. Needles
Bixby, Ok 74008
Victoria K Oltmann
Travel to Muskogee for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade & Celebration. This event honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a parade featuring festive floats. Make it a full day with a 7:30am pancake breakfast at the Martin Luther King Community Center, followed by a worship service at 10am. The parade begins at noon on MLK Street, followed by a celebration at the community center where guests can enjoy a variety of food trucks and live entertainment until 4pm. Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during this family-friendly event in Muskogee.
Martin Luther King Community Center
300 W. Martin Luther King Street
Muskogee, OK 74401
Join us to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrate Make Your Dreams Come True Day by creating your very own dream mobile. Limited supplies will be provided. For all ages.
4606 N. Garrison
Be mesmerized by the dynamic entertainment that unfolds throughout the night: dazzling performances including live bands, aerialists, magicians, jugglers, and interactive acts that engage the crowd. Our Mardi Gras celebration promises non-stop excitement and surprises. Immerse your taste buds in the flavors of New Orleans with a culinary journey inspired by Cajun and Creole traditions. From spicy gumbo to savory Étouffée, our Cajun Buffet is a feast of Mardi Gras favorites crafted to transport you to the vibrant streets of the French Quarter.
Bourbon Street Cafe
211 E. 2nd Street, Tulsa, OK 74103
Tulsa, OK 74103
Head to the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade through Tulsa to honor a legend and celebrate freedom with the community. This event grows every year and now includes hundreds of people with impressive displays of music and floats. The parade is organized by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Society of Tulsa, which has been organizing ways to honor Dr. King since they formed in 1979.
North Detroit Avenue & John Hope Franklin Boulevard
Tulsa, OK 74106