6 Holiday Festivities for Oklahoma City Families to Enjoy

December 07, 2016

Holiday_Activities-OKC.jpg‘Tis the season to get out and celebrate! If you’re looking for fun holiday activities in Oklahoma City, bundle up and hit these holiday hot spots.

1. Bricktown Canal Lights by Free Holiday Water Taxi
Thursdays through Sundays until Dec. 30
Downtown Oklahoma City

Enjoy the beautiful Bricktown Canal Lights and holiday decorations aboard a Free Holiday Water Taxi ride. Rides are estimated to take 20-30 minutes, and start at the main Water Taxi dock before making a continuous loop through Bricktown.

2. Tuesday Night Holiday Movies
Tuesdays through Dec. 20
Harkins Theatres, multiple locations

Harkins Theatres bring favorite holiday movies back to the big screen on Tuesday nights in December. Features include Elf, Christmas Vacation and A Christmas Story. All showings begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are just $5.

3. Snow Tubing Winter Festival
Through Jan. 1, 2017
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark

Hit the slopes in Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for a 90-minute snow tubing session. These manmade snow hills are a blast for the entire family, especially the two new slopes designed to provide even more exhilarating tubing. Tubing sessions will take place most days through Jan. 1, and single-session tickets are $14.

4. Hanukkah Tunes at the Library
Sunday, Dec. 18 at 2:30 p.m.
Norman West Library
300 Norman Center Ct, Norman, OK

The Temple B’nai Israel Youth Choir will perform Hanukkah songs at this festive holiday gathering. If choral music isn’t your jam, the library also features events such as cookie decorating, holiday crafts and story time with Santa.

5. The Polar Express™ Train Ride
Through Friday, Dec. 23
Eastern Flyer Railroad Station
401 E 9th Ave Stillwater, OK

Feel the rush of The Polar Express™ Train Ride this holiday season. Riders will listen to The Polar Express movie soundtrack, enjoy hot cocoa served by dancing elves, and behold the North Pole at their final destination.

6. Holiday Volunteer Opportunities
Through Jan. 1, 2017
Locations vary

Fill your family with the holiday spirit by volunteering to help others. You can shop for items on a holiday wish list, serve a meal, collect warm winter clothing, and more. The United Way of Central Oklahoma has “Season of Caring” volunteer events to fit every family.

Did we overlook the best-ever holiday tradition? Share your favorite holiday event with us in the comments below!

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