Green Country’s Holiday Happenings

View a list of local holiday events happening across the area below

BA Ice Rink

  • Nov 10th - Jan 7th
  • Ice rink open from 3-9 daily, Open until 10 on Fridays and Saturdays!
  • Downtown Broken Arrow
  • 418 S. Main St. Broken Arrow

Route 66 Christmas Chute

  • Nov 16th- Dec 31st
  • 5 p.m.
  • Downtown Sapulpa
  • Downtown Sapulpa is back for a second year with a walk-through experience where guests can walk underneath festive canopies lining the street.

Christmas in Broken Arrow Kickoff

  • Nov 16th
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Rose District Plaza
  • 418 S. Main St.
  • Broken Arrow Main Street’s official tree-lighting ceremony. There will be live music, ice skating, horse-drawn carriages and Santa!

Dickens on the Boulevard

  • Nov 17-18th
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Downtown Claremore
  • 422 W. Will Rogers Blvd
  • Claremore is hosting a FREE, Victorian-themed Christmas event featuring live entertainment, a costume contest, carriage rides, and more!

Santa at the Rose District Farmers Market

  • Nov 21st and 28th
  • 5:30-7:30
  • Shop the midweek market, see Santa, and ice skate!

Rhema Lights

  • Nov 22nd - Jan 1st 5:30-11:30
  • Rhema Bible Chruch
  • 1025 W. Kenosha Ave
  • Arguably the largest light display in the Tulsa Area. Free admission and concessions are available for purchase.

Castle Christmas

  • Open nightly, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, 5:30 - 10:30 p.m. Castle of Muskogee,
  • 3400 W Fern Mountain Rd.
  • Open nightly, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, 5:30 - 10:30 p.m.
  • Drive through Castleton Village, filled with over 2,000 holiday displays and colorful lights, Free admission, and donations are accepted.

Arvest Winterfest

  • Nov 24th - Jan 2nd
  • Downtown Tulsa
  • Skate beneath the skyline and a towering Christmas tree with hot chocolate and more!
  • Festival of the Trees
  • Opens Nov. 23rd - Jan 1st
  • Downtown Bixby
  • 15 E. Needles
  • Features 120 trees synchronized to music, visits with Santa, festive photo domes, lawn games, and more!

Lights On At Utica Square

  • Nov 23rd
  • Utica Square
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Sing Christmas carols, take photos, and watch the lights in Utica Square!

Philbrook Festival

  • Philbrook Museum
  • Starts Nov. 24th – December 30th
  • Philbrook is hosting a musical lights display, a beautifully decorated Villa, visits with Santa, and more!

Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights

  • Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays,
  • Nov. 24th -Dec. 17th, 5-8 p.m.
  • Woolaroc, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd., Bartlesville
  • Drive through Woolaroc to see their display of more than 750,000 lights!

Botanic Garden of Lights

  • Tulsa Botanic Garden
  • Nov 24-26, Nov 30- Dec 3, Nightly Dec 7-30, 5-9 p.m.
  • 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
  • Stroll through a path of illuminated lights and take your kids on a train ride, with smores snowball fights, and more!

Tulsa Symphony Presents: How The Grinch Stole Christmas

  • Dec 1st, 7:30 p.m.
  • Tulsa PAC 110 E. 2nd St.
  • Watch the holiday classic with the soundtrack played by the Tulsa Symphony.

Breakfast With Santa

  • Dec. 2nd and 9th, 9 a.m.
  • Tulsa Zoo, 6241 E. 36th St. N.
  • Enjoy breakfast with Santa, as well as story time and writing letters to Santa

A Christmas Carol

  • Dec. 8-23, various showtimes.
  • Tulsa PAC 110 E. 2nd St.
  • The American Theatres Company’s presentation of A Christmas Carol has delighted Tulsa for 46 years!

Lights ON! Jenks

  • Nov 16th. 5 - 8 p.m.
  • Jenks Main St.
  • Watch lights illuminate along main street with more activities. Hosted by KOTV meteorologist Travis Meyer!

Lights ON! Bixby

  • Nov. 17th. 5 - 9 p.m.
  • Charley Young Event Park
  • 50 W. Dawes Ave,. Bixby Ok
  • Kick off the holiday season and watch the lights illuminate the streets and buildings.

Christmas Tree Lot

  • Nov. 24-25, Dec. 2-3
  • 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Saturday; noon - 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • Cascia Hall Preparatory School
  • 25th Street and Utica Ave.
  • Come pick out the best Christmas tree with your friends and family.

Turkey Tot 5k

  • Nov. 24th
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.
  • A black Friday tradition, enjoy the downtown Tulsa Winterfest celebration!

Lights ON! Owasso

  • Nov. 25th
  • 6 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Redbud Festival Park
  • 109 N. Main St.
  • Redbud District becomes aglow with lights.

Lights on the Train

  • Nov. 25th
  • 6 p.m.
  • Route 66 Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd. The holiday season is here and embrace it with Christmas lights on the train, Red Fork Depot, and Cottage Gas Station

Small Business Saturday in Kendall Whittier

  • Nov. 25th
  • 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Kendall Whittier, Admiral Boulevard, and Lewis Avenue Pick out something for yourself or for a person’s gift by shopping small at these participating retailers.

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

  • Nov. 29th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • BOK Center
  • 200 S Denver Ave. See holiday storybook characters come alive with original musical scores, twists on holiday classics, sets, and more.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Nov. 30
  • 6-8 p.m.
  • German American Society of Tulsa
  • 2301 E. 15th St. This is a pre-event to Christkindlmarkt. Enjoy the outdoor Tree Lighting along with hot chocolate and cider, music, and carols.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

  • Nov. 30, Dec. 1-3, 7-10
  • Times vary.
  • Clark Youth Theater at Henthorne Park
  • 4825 S. Quaker Ave. Don’t miss this theatrical tradition of six misfit children teaching their town the true meaning of Christmas through a Sunday school Christmas pageant

Glow on the Green

  • Dec. 1
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Guthrie Green, 111 E. Reconciliation Way On First Friday, stroll through a market before the lights are turned on at 8 p.m. Lights will remain lit through the first week of January.

Sand Springs Christmas Parade

  • Dec.1
  • 7 p.m.
  • Downtown Sand Springs It’s a “Peanuts” themed parade this year in Tulsa’s neighbor to the west.

Winter Events at Gathering Place

  • Dec. 1-25
  • Times vary.
  • Gathering Place
  • 2650 S. John Williams Way Each day the public park will host free activities from bird watching and craft making to holiday happy hours, visits with Santa, as well as celebrations of Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.


  • Dec 1-3rd
  • 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
  • German American Society of Tulsa
  • 2301 E 15th St. Inspired by the German Christmas markets, peruse and purchase from 24 local vendors and artisans while nibbling on Bavarian fare.

Civitan’s Christmas Parade

  • Dec. 2nd
  • 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Rose District Plaza
  • 418 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
  • Brighten the morning with floats, bands, clowns, and more at this annual downtown parade.

The Great Philbrook Gift Swap

  • Dec. 2nd
  • 1-4 p.m.
  • Philbrook Museum
  • 2727 S. Rockford Road Open to all ages, bring a gift to swap with someone else and stay around to capture the memories shared.

Holiday Mart Member Art Sale

  • Dec. 2nd
  • 9-1 p.m.
  • The Center
  • 815 S. Utica Ave.
  • Get into the holiday spirit by shopping for artwork including paintings, ceramics, pottery, and more.

Jingle Bell Run

  • Dec 2nd
  • 10 a.m.
  • River West Festival Park
  • 2100 S. Jackson Ave.
  • Wear holiday attire with family or friends while running or walking in this charity race.

Yuletide Market

  • Dec 2nd
  • 8:30 a.m. - noon
  • Whittier Square
  • 1 S. Lewis Ave.
  • Shop locally for holiday gifts with vendors, artists, and crafters.

Breakfast With Santa

  • Dec 2nd, Dec 9th
  • Times vary.
  • Tulsa Zoo
  • 6421 E. 36th St. N.
  • Enjoy a hot breakfast, arts and crafts, and meet Santa Claus at the zoo.

71st Annual Christmas Luncheon and Fashion Show

  • Dec 5th
  • 10 a.m.
  • Renaissance Tulsa Hotel and Convention Center
  • 6808 S. 107th E. Ave.
  • Hosted by the Women’s Auxiliary, watch a live fashion show during lunch and participate in a silent auction.

Grady Nichols Christmas Show

  • Dec 5th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Mabee Center
  • 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

Brown Bag It: Tulsa Festival Ringers

  • Dec 6th
  • 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Tulsa PAC
  • 110 E. Second St.
  • Be immersed in the holiday season with handbell ringing.

First Night Hanukkah Lighting

  • Dec 7th
  • 5-6 p.m.
  • Temple Israel
  • 2004 E. 22nd Place
  • Enjoy some doughnuts, hot cocoa, and songs while watching a giant menorah illuminate.

A Christmas Carol

  • Dec 8th-23rd
  • Times vary.
  • Tulsa PAC
  • 110 E. Second St.
  • For more than 46 years, this Tulsa tradition recounts the timeless tale of hope and redemption.

Hometown Holiday Happenings

  • Dec 8th-10th
  • Times vary.
  • Broken Arrow Community Playhouse
  • 1800 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
  • A variety show featuring local groups and acts performing skits from many seasonal traditions.

An Enchanted Bookshop Christmas

  • Dec 8th-10th, Dec 15th-17th
  • 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • Tulsa Spotlight Theater
  • 1381 Riverside Drive
  • It’s four days before Christmas and characters are reminded the best gifts don’t come wrapped in pretty paper and bows.

Owasso Christmas Parade

  • Dec 9th
  • 9 a.m.
  • Smith Farm Marketplace
  • 9002 N. 121st E. Ave.
  • With the theme Christmas Carols on Parade, watch floats, bands, and more in this annual morning parade.

Tulsa Christmas Parade

  • Dec. 9th
  • 11 a.m.
  • Downtown Tulsa
  • Starts at East Sixth Street and South Cincinnati Avenue.
  • The annual holiday event features dozens of floats weaving through downtown. Strawberry Shortcake illustrator Muriel Fahrion will serve as grand marshal.

Bixby Christmas Parade

  • Dec 9th
  • 6-8 p.m.
  • Charley Young Event Park
  • 50 W. Dawes Ave.
  • Bring the whole family to enjoy this event before the Buy Bixby Grand Finale.

JD McPherson - SOCKS: A Rock N’ Roll Christmas Tour

  • Dec 9th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Cain’s Ballroom
  • 423 N. Main St.
  • Hear live renditions of songs from McPherson’s 2018 Christmas album.

The Nutcracker

  • Dec 9th-10th, Dec 15th-17th, Dec 21st-23rd
  • Times vary.
  • Tulsa PAC
  • 110 E. Second St.
  • A holiday classic set in 19th century Germany where a young girl has a magical journey on Christmas Eve.

Rudolph Run 5K

  • Dec 9th
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • Fleet Feet
  • 303 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
  • Enjoy a run or walk with family or friends and post-race hot chocolate.

44th Annual ABATE of Tulsa Toy Run

  • Dec 10th
  • 10 a.m., departure starts at 2 p.m.
  • Expo Square
  • 4145 E. 21st St.
  • Benefiting Toys for Tots, thousands of motorcyclists ride through town to bring joy to children in northeastern Oklahoma.

Marie Osmond: An Orchestral Christmas

  • Dec 10th
  • 8 p.m.
  • Osage Casino Tulsa Skyline Event Center
  • 951 W. 36th St.
  • Marie Osmond’s voice will mesmerize you as she belts out her classic hits and other holiday classics.

David Phelps Christmas

  • Dec 15th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center
  • 701 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
  • The Dove Award winner is a favorite of the holiday circuit.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Eve

  • Dec 15th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • BOK Center
  • 200 S. Denver Ave.
  • This rock group plans to take holiday traditions to a whole new level.

Christmas in Tulsa

  • Dec 15th - Dec 16th
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education
  • 10300 E. 81 St.
  • Emerge into the holiday season with a concert that delivers timeless holiday favorites that family and friends will enjoy.

Sapulpa Christmas Parade of Lights

  • Dec 16th
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Downtown Sapulpa
  • Begins at Main Street and Taft Avenue, Sapulpa
  • Enjoy this community celebration of twinkling lights for the holiday season.

Tovar’s Christmas at Cain’s Ballroom

  • Dec 22nd
  • 6 p.m.
  • Cain’s Ballroom
  • 423 N. Main St.
  • Tovar and friends celebrate the holiday at Tulsa’s Timeless Honky Tonk.

Race into the New Year

  • Dec 31st
  • 11 p.m.
  • River West Festival Park
  • 2100 S. Jackson Ave.
  • Put on your onesie and take a walk or run into the new year with friends or family. Enjoy snacks after the race and look to the sky at midnight for fireworks.

Amahl and the Night Visitors

  • Jan 6th - Jan 7th
  • 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan 6th, 2:30 p.m. Jan 7th
  • Tulsa PAC
  • 110 E. Second St.
  • Performed by Tulsa Youth Opera, enjoy this story about how Amahl offers his gift to the Christ child.
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