Christmas In Tulsa. 7 MUST do activities to do before Christmas!

December 14, 2017

Christmas in Tulsa. 7 Must do activities before Christmas.

1.)The Nutcracker- Every Christmas season brings the Tulsa Ballet’s magical performance of the Nutcracker at the Tulsa PAC.

 A young girl’s fantasy unfolds in this remarkable production that mixes the visuals of a Broadway show with the heartwarming story of a fairy tale Christmas. 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.


2.)Philbrook Festival-  Celebrate the holiday season with Philbrook! Day, night, any time. The Museum comes alive with festive holiday events, décor, and thousands of lights reflecting the spirit of the season. Gather the whole family for unforgettable experiences. 

Enjoy the most beautiful place in Oklahoma during the most wonderful time of the year. 


3.)Christmas Lights at Rhema- It’s time once again for the spectacular Rhema Christmas Lights Extravaganza! This brilliant display of twinkling lights first began in 1982 with about 60,000 lights. Today more than two million lights adorn the campus from Thanksgiving Eve (Wednesday, November 22 at 6 PM) through New Year’s Day. The glittering lights will shine every day from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. The display typically draws more than 200,000 visitors from Oklahoma and surrounding states. Admission is free.


4.)Arvest Winterfest- A popular tradition for many Tulsans, this annual celebration of the holidays offers a variety of activities, including live entertainment on the ONEOK Stage, carriage rides (6-9 p.m.), holiday concessions and ice skating on the 9,000-square-foot ice rink. Enjoy skating while admiring Oklahoma's largest Christmas tree.

Free admission. Ice skating (credit cards and cash only): $10 with skate rental ($8 on opening weekend); $5 with your own skates; $5, ages 3 and younger. Carriage rides (cash only) $10 adults, $5 ages 12 and under. Outside BOK Center, Third Street between Denver and Frisco avenues.  

5.)Castle of Muskogee- Take a hayride or carriage ride through Castleton Village with more than 2,000 holiday inflatables and thousands of colorful lights. There will be pony and camel rides, old-fashioned holiday activities, ornament-making, fireworks stands, Christmas shops, hot chocolate and snacks.

Drive-through is free. For other details and activities prices, go to 


6.)Tulsa Lantern Festival- Visit the Lantern Light Festival to enjoy the 2,000-year-old Chinese custom of lighting dazzling Chinese lanterns to illuminate the future and the reunion of the family. Each colorful lantern has been crafted by Chinese artisans and create a three-dimensional stained-glass effect. You can purchase tickets online to avoid long lines and save time.  Tickets are $16-$20, free for children under 3. Check the website for Thursday night family night, and activity and VIP packages.  

7.)The Rose District Ice Rink- The Rose District Ice Rink opens for the season Thursday, November 16th at 6pm! Join us for a “Lights On” celebration followed by some skating!

The Rose District Ice Rink is Broken Arrow’s only outdoor skating rink located underneath the Pavilion at the Rose District Plaza. The Rose District Pavilion:  418 S Main Street Broken Arrow, OK 74012