5 Fun Holiday Activities in Tulsa

December 02, 2016

Fun_Holiday_Activities-Tulsa.jpgThe holiday season is packed with exciting events in Tulsa. Whether you’re looking for charming holiday displays, or physical activities that will help you work up a sweat, you’ll find plenty to enjoy near Springs at Woodlands South this season.

1. Tulsa Winterfest
Bok Center
200 S Denver Ave W

Tulsa Winterfest runs through Sunday, January 15. During this time, you’ll find 9,000-square-feet of layered ice just begging you to step out for a skate. Just $10 gets you admission to the rink as well as skate rental. Attend with a group of 10 to 30 guests and pay just $7 a person. Groups of 31 to 50 are $6 a person, and groups larger than 50 get a discounted rate of just $5 a person.

On Saturday, December 10 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. or 10 to 11:30 a.m., you can enjoy breakfast with Santa at Winterfest. You’ll enjoy a full breakfast as well as a visit and photo with Santa.

2. Kringle’s Christmas Land
4107 S Yale Ave

The Promenade Mall goes above and beyond for its Christmas festivities with Kringle’s Christmas Land. View an animated Christmas Town display, Santa’s workshop, and a  charming forest scene. Snow and other special effects make this an immersive experience. The display is open through Saturday, December 31 and tickets are just $7.

3. Philbrook Festival
Philbrook Museum of Art
2727 S Rockford Rd

During the Philbrook Festival (Nov. 19 to Dec. 31), the Philbrook Museum of Art takes on a festive air, awash in twinkling lights. Lush Christmas trees and enticing gingerbread houses come together with beautiful pieces of seasonal artwork to create a fascinating display that’s a must-see around the holidays. The exhibit is free to the public during Philbrook Second Saturdays, on December 10, and on select nights, you can view the lights for $5 after 5 p.m.

4. A Christmas Story at Tulsa Little Theater
1511 S Delaware Ave

Catch the holiday classic, A Christmas Story, at the Tulsa Little Theater in December. Shows take place at 7:30 on Friday, December 9, and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on December 10 and 11. Tickets are $22.75 for all performances, so be sure to snag yours now to guarantee a seat.

5. Ugly Sweater 5K
River West Festival Park
2100 S Jackson

The Ugly Sweater 5K promises to be a hilarious spectacle that will add fun and fitness to the River Light event. The One-Mile Fun Run starts at 4 p.m. with the 5K kicking off at 4:30 p.m. Awards for both the race and the ugly sweater contest will be handed out later in the evening, and participants receive an ugly sweater Christmas ornament, along with a themed race shirt.

Which holiday events are making their way onto your calendar? Share your favorite seasonal happenings in the comments section below!

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