Family-Friendly Festivals in the Tulsa Area

Take the family to any and all of these festivals happening throughout the Tulsa area.

Tulsa is full of family-friendly festival fun this season. Get out your calendar and plan which ones you’ll be checking out with your family!


Tulsa IrishFest

  • When: March 13-14, 2020
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

The Tulsa Irish Festival returns in 2020 for a totally FREE, family-friendly festival celebrating the music, culture, art and food of the Irish.


Turkish Food and Art Festival

  • When: April 4, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Where: Raindrop Turkish House Tulsa, 4444 W. Houston St., Broken Arrow

Taste Gyro Kebab, Turkish Ravioli (Manti), Baklava, Kofte (Kibbeh), Stuffed Grape Leaves (Sarma), Turkish Tea, Turkish Coffee and many more authentic Turkish food at this indoor festival. Turkish Ebru (Water Marbling) and Turkish Calligraphy will be demonstrated at the festival. Admission is free; food and activities cost extra. RSVP here.

SpringFest at Woodward Park

  • When: April 10-11, 2020
  • Where: Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.

This annual fundraising event is a must-visit for all things gardening. There are always a large variety of plants, gardening information, garden art, a kid’s zone, and food and fun for the whole family.

Local plant nurseries will offer the newest and best plant selections for sale, while the popular Linnaeus Teaching Garden tent will be full of plants for sale as well. All proceeds from SpringFest benefit Woodward Park educational programs.

Spring Garden Festival

  • When: April 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Farmers’ Market, 1 S. Lewis Ave.

Help Tulsa Farmers’ Market celebrate Spring, and the return of the growing season, with its first ever Spring Garden Festival! This event will feature numerous Oklahoma growers and vendors offering a wide variety of herbs, bedding plants, flowers, pollinator friendly plants, garden decor and more! Expect to find everything you need to create your 2020 garden oasis. Festivities also include music, games, and more! Food and drinks will also be available from local food trucks, breweries, and chefs. Bring the family out and enjoy the return of the sun and it’s warmth!


  • When: April 18
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

TULSA’S EARTH DAY CELEBRATION features internationally prominent environmental speakers, Electric Vehicles, educational booths & demos, regional & nationally touring musical artists, environmental art, family activities, local cuisine and more. Earth Day is the most widely recognized annual environmental event in the world, demonstrating support for environmental protection. The first Earth Day took place in 1970. Today, roughly 193 countries participate.

This year’s Celebration features JOY HARJO & her band. Harjo is the first Native poet laureate of the U.S. Sign up for our email newsletter for announcements on speakers and music to be announced in the coming months. Brought to you buy Oklahoma Sierra Club, Green Country Sierra Club group, Tulsa Earth Coalition, and OK Roots Music.

Sand Springs Herbal Affair and Festival

  • When: April 18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: 100 E. Broadway St., Sand Springs

Invite a friend to Oklahoma’s largest outdoor celebration of gardening and herbs, with more than 100 vendor booths. You’ll discover hard to find varieties of tomatoes, special herbs, perennial plants, arts and crafts, great tasting food, live music and more- all in the downtown triangle district of Sand Springs.

Park at Charles Page High School and ride the FREE shuttle to the event area. This event is FREE to attend and is held rain or shine.


  • When: April 18, 12-5 p.m.
  • Where: ahha Tulsa, 101 E. Archer St.

Tinkerfest is a fun-filled day of discovery for learners ages 0–100. Through dynamic learning opportunities, this event will spark your curiosity about art, culture, science, and creativity. Tinkerfest features myriad hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and performances.

2nd Annual Undercroft HoneyFest

  • When: April 19, 2:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 Reconciliation Way

Celebrate all things Honeybee! Let the kids go crazy in the HoneyFest KidZone! Buy local honey and delicacies. Learn about beekeeping and gardening from experts. And – enjoy great live music on the beautiful Guthrie Green!



  • When: Fridays and Saturdays, April 25-May 31, 2020
  • Where: Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee

Castle of Muskogee’s annual Renaissance Festival will transport you back to the days of knights and ladies, jesters and kings!  This Renaissance Festival is fun for the whole family, with jousters, acrobats and other entertainment, vendors and  special activities for kids in the Children’s Realm. Get more details at


  • When: May 1-3, 2020
  • Where: GAST Center Building, 1429 Terrace Dr.

Enjoy authentic German entertainment by the GAST Folk Dancers and Blaskapelle together with outstanding Polka bands, food, drink and activities for children!


  • When:
  • Where: Jenks

The Jenks America Food Truck Festival features a variety of popular food trucks and other vendors across the region. Local musicians perform as patrons dine and shop on Main Street Jenks.


  • When: April 25, 2020
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.



  • When:
  • Where: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave.

It’s Fiesta time with tons of live music bands performing all weekend long, fun fair rides for adults & kids & much more great entertainment for the whole family! Come hungry for the huge variety of Food Trucks and refreshing drinks! It’s an experience you won’t want to miss! $10.00 gate admission & kids 12 & under free.


  • When: May 7-10, 2020
  • Where: Central Park in Broken Arrow, 1500 S. Main St.

Rooster Days: View from Ferris Wheel! Photo by Alex Pfingston

There is something for everyone at Rooster Days, including Live Entertainment, Rooster Days Parade, Carnival Food, Wine Garden, Carnival Rides and the ever-expanding Rooster Days Market Place. This is a local tradition that you do not want to miss!


  • When: May 9, 2020, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: Bristow, OK

Entering its 15th year, the Bristow Tabouleh Festival was created to celebrate Bristow’s rich Lebanese heritage.  This family event begins immediately following Bristow’s 5K Wildflower Run on the second Saturday of May each year. Family fun, entertainment, friendly competitions and lots of food are all a part of this celebration.  This event is hosted by the Bristow Historical Society/Museum as its annual fundraiser. Be sure to swing by the 1923 train depot/museum too!


  • When:
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St. (And other participating venues)

This new festival, hosted by OK Roots Music, will showcase nationally touring music, dance, performance art, chefs, literary figures, spoken word, wine and craft brew tastings and more. Get more information at


  • When: May 9, 2020
  • Where: Stilwell, OK

Thousands of visitors come to take part in the many festivities that make the Stilwell Strawberry Festival such a success. Members of the Stilwell Kiwanis Club strive to add fun and interesting  events, while continuing to offer the community and  its visitors  hometown activities that they have come to love.  Don’t be left out.   Come enjoy the carnival, the parade, the Run, the motorcycle and car  shows, the vendor booths, the Kids Zone, and much more.​


  • When:
  • Where: Tulsa Wind Riders, 4344 S. 118th E. Ave.

The Festival of Kites returns for the 26th year May 11th &12th, 2019. Kite flyers from throughout the region will be converging on Tulsa with kites of every shape and size. Your kites are included!. Along with kite making for the kids. Admission is free. Come join us for the Tulsa Wind Riders Big Event!


  • When: May 8-May 10, 2020
  • Where: The Tulsa Arts District

Shop from a variety of arts and crafts vendors, enjoy a Kidzone, purchase carnival foods like funnel cakes and turkey legs and watch live dance and musical performances! New this year: A Local Artists area!

DIG: Day In the Garden

  • When:
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

There’s no other event like this in town! Plan to bring friends and family for an afternoon of fun for all ages. Activities include face painting, games, train rides, garden crafts and so much more! Live music from some of Tulsa’s leading artists and family-friendly dinner and drinks are also included in the ticket price.  Proceeds benefit our Children’s Discovery Garden. 


  • When: Sunday, May 17, 2020, 3-9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Arts District

The Hop Jam is Oklahoma’s largest craft beer and music festival, returning for its sixth year on May 19. Learn more at


  • When:
  • Where: Route 66 Historical Village, 3770 Southwest Blvd.

Head to Route 66 PatriotFest Memorial Day Weekend! The event begins with a cruise on Rt. 66, a car/motorcycle show, live music, a military museum, pin-up concert, food trucks and other vendors!


  • When: May 23-24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Where: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City

Join the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for this two-day, fun-filled family weekend showcasing chuck wagon food samples, buttermaking with Ag in the Classroom, artisan demonstrations, bandanna decorating, live music, rope making with Ward Family Trick Ropers, Western reenactors, face painting, children’s craft stations, photos with a longhorn, giant puzzles, dress up areas and more! Learn more at


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  • Where: 109 N. Garfield Ave., Sand Springs

This celebration of barbecue features–in addition to plenty of tasty meat–a carnival, live music and vendors. Learn more at


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  • Where: 3020 W. 133rd St. N., Skiatook

The Tallgrass Music Festival offers a weekend of music, camping, vendors and other fun activities. They pride themselves on having a supportive staff that works to provide a family friendly atmosphere.


  • When:
  • Where: Downtown Tulsa

Tulsa Pride is the longest running Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride festival in Oklahoma.  This 2019, Tulsa Pride Celebrates its 37 years with a whole weekend of pride, with the Tulsa Pride Parade, Tulsa Pride Celebration, and Picnic in the Park.  Tulsa Pride is a registered trademark of Oklahomans for Equality. Get the schedule here.


  • When:
  • Where: Rose District, Broken Arrow

Broken Arrow Rose Festival is partnering with Chalk It Up! Art Festival for a grand three day event May 31-June 2, 2019.   On Friday evening & all day Saturday, the Rose District will be filled with chalk artists, artist booths, musicians, kids activities, garden groups, Farmers Market vendors & rosy activities!  On Sunday the sky will be filled with rosy kites at the Event Park. Both festivals will bring everything we’ve done in the past and more! Our Rose Festival continues to be a fund raiser for the future Broken Arrow Rose Garden. Now that we’re combining our festival with Chalk It Up! we hope to draw in even more visitors to our wonderful city and support of the Rose Garden. Be sure to check out and like Chalk It Up! on Facebook! The Rose Festival continues to be a fund raiser for the future Broken Arrow Rose Garden.


  • When:
  • Where: Sooner Park, located at Madison Blvd. and Tuxedo Ave. in Bartlesville

“Oklahoma’s Biggest Outdoor Picnic” returns for a long weekend May 31 through June 2, 2019  with its trademark combination of:

  • A relaxed, family picnic atmosphere
  • Quality and cost-free entertainment
  • A diverse range of arts and crafts
  • Creative activities for children
  • Terrific food in abundant variety
  • An eye-popping car show

Learn more at



  • When:
  • Where: Hatbox Field, 600 S. 40th St., Muskogee

$20 admission gets you two pounds of crawfish, plus corn and potatoes. Don’t want crawfish? Come to enjoy the live music and other entertainment for just $5!


  • When: June 11-13, 2020
  • Where: Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Okmulgee’s annual Pecan Festival celebrates this delicious nut with three days of family friendly activities, including a Pet Parade, Splash and Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk, a Best Ever Cookie Contest, Great American Turtle Race, Water Ball Contest and BBQ Competition! Most of these events take place on Saturday, June 13.


  • When: June 6-8
  • Where: Grove Civic Center and Snider’s Camp, Grove, OK

Love some good ol’ fiddle playin’? Don’t miss Grove’s American Heritage Music Festival, which features plenty of live entertainment by Jana Jae and others, as well as the 2019 Fiddle Fest!

2019 deadCenter Film Festival

  • When:
  • Where: Oklahoma City, OK

deadCenter Film Festival is a cornerstone in Oklahoma City’s current creative renaissance. Each year, the festival brings the best and brightest filmmakers from around the world to mingle with the great filmmakers and film fans that call Oklahoma home. As Oklahoma’s largest film festival, deadCenter is the best place to see exciting new short films, insightful documentaries, hilarious comedies, scary monster movies, and the best independent films from around the world and all over Oklahoma. Learn more at


  • When: June 12-14, 2020
  • Where: Blue Dome District (June 7); Tulsa Arts District (June 8); Riverside Dr. (June 9)

Saint Francis Tulsa Tough is a unique three-day cycling festival experience for racers, riders, and spectators, all centered in beautiful downtown Tulsa and along the banks of the Arkansas River.

Don’t miss the FREE, 5.8-mile family-friendly Townie Ride on Sunday, June 10, or the opportunity to cheer on young cyclists at the Kids and Junior’s Races on Saturday and Sunday! Get the schedule and additional information at


  • When:
  • Where: Various locations, Bartlesville

OKM Music Festival is an annual, multi-genre music festival held each June in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.  The festival is a week-long, multi-location event with professional orchestra musicians, concert artists and musical performances of the highest caliber. Find special activities for kids, including musical storytimes and puppet theater, at


  • When:
  • Where: Greenwood

Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. Enjoy a weekend of music and other entertainment, including performances by Starr Fisher and Faye Moffett.


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  • Where: Claude Cox Omniplex, 555 Tank Farm Rd., Okmulgee

The annual Muscogee (Creek) Nation Festivals features live music, a children’s fun fair, friendly competitions, cultural make-and-take creations, arts and crafts vendors and much more. Get information at


  • When:
  • Where: Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Celebrate the colorful cultures of Asia. Learn about the customs and traditions of many Asian cultures with entertaining, educational events for the entire family, plus food, arts and crafts. Visit for a schedule of activities and participating groups. Funded and sponsored by the Tulsa Library Trust.


  • When:
  • Where: Charley Young Event Park, 50 W. Dawes Ave., Bixby

Bixby’s Green Corn Festival is designed as good, old fashioned, family-oriented fun. Starting at 6 p.m. Thursday night it features live music, arts and crafts, food and a carnival. A talent show, to highlight area youth, is held on Friday at the Bixby Community Center. The Green Corn parade entertains the crowds Saturday morning before a day of great games and contests for the young and young at heart. Get more information at


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  • Where: Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd., Bartlesville

This traditional event features arts and crafts, games, live music, inflatables and so much more! There is no extra charge for Kidsfest, which is covered under the price of regular admission. Train rides and craft and food vendors are an additional cost.


  • When:
  • Where: Cedar Rock Inn, at Redberry Farm, 4501 W. 41st St.

indoor and outdoor yoga classes, live music, kid’s zone, food trucks, group meditations, sound healing experiences, musical performances, workshops and presentations on health and much more.



  • When:
  • Where: Grove Civic Center, Grove, OK

Celebrate 4th of July with plenty of Cajun food and entertainment, including music by popular performer Jana Jae and Hotwire! There will also be arts and crafts vendors.


  • When:
  • Where: Okemah, Oklahoma

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is held annually in mid-July to commemorate the life and music of Woody Guthrie. The festival is held on the weekend closest to July 14 – the date of Guthrie’s birth – in Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah,


  • When:
  • Where: Porter, Oklahoma

Peach orchards have been an integral part of Porter’s history for over 100 years.  Since the inaugural Porter Peach Festival in 1960, the town has highlighted its tasty heritage with a fun festival of arts & crafts, outdoor concerts, small town parade, 5k run, car show, and of course, FREE peach ice cream!


  • When:
  • Where: Central Park, 1500 S. Main St., Broken Arrow

Admission price is $5 per person, kids 2 and under are free. Once within the festival gates, enjoy unlimited ice cream, great entertainment, the KidZone, touch a truck and a marketplace.



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  • Where: Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

Intertribal Indian Club of Tulsa’s annual Pow Wow of Champions boasts a large Native American Arts & Crafts Mart, delicious Native food and plenty of entertainment!


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  • Where: Tahlequah, OK


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  • Where: Will Rogers Birthplace Ranch, 9501 E. 380 Rd., Oologah

Gates open 7:30 a.m., planes start landing early on 2,000-foot grass strip, visit with pilots and witness arrival of Will and Wiley by air. There will also be a car and motorcycle show, games for kids, a Cherokee storyteller, tours of the Birthplace home and food trucks.


  • When:
  • Where: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

The India Association of Greater Tulsa’s annual India Fest showcases Indian culture, featuring booths with cultural activities, shopping opportunities, Indian food and more.


  • When:
  • Where: Downtown Tulsa



  • When:
  • Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.


  • When:
  • Where: Broken Arrow Events Park, 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow

ScotFest is the Tulsa area’s annual celebration of Scottish culture, including Highland games, live music, Highland and Irish dance, kids activities, vendors, etc.


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  • Where:

MisFest: (Music is She. She is Music.) Festival highlights talented female musicians and other women in the music business with a day of free music.

Tulsa Greek Festival

Photo courtesy of Tulsa Greek Festival

  • When:
  • Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1222 S. Guthrie Ave.

Celebrate Greek culture with cultural demonstrations and displays, Greek food, vendors and more!


  • When:
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

Festival Americas is a free multicultural festival that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Latin America with live music, dance performances, food trucks, tequila garden, art marketplace and much more! Don’t miss an unforgettable night that will include a special presentation by three-time Grammy Award-winning band Ozomatli! See you on September 21st!


  • When:
  • Where: Owen Park Neighborhood

Tiny Porch Festival is a free community event showcasing local music, food, and drinks on the front porches of the historic Owen Park neighborhood. This is Owen Park’s idea of how we can build community for our city and #MakeTulsaAwesome.


  • When: September 26-October 6, 2019 (See daily schedule here)
  • Where: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

The Tulsa State Fair is the ultimate family friendly event, featuring live performances (including Disney on Ice), carnival games and rides, a kids activity building, petting zoo, vendors, and of course, fair food! Visit for more information.



  • When:
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Calling all food truck fanatics: Gathering Place is hosting the top food trucks in the region for a one-day festival feast! Trucktober is a culinary explosion of any and every type of food prepared on wheels. Venture from truck to truck and taste unique cuisines locally prepared with international flare. Bring an appetite to try some of the most popular and unique food trucks of all time, all in one location. Roll in to GatheringPlace for one of the largest food truck events in the country – Trucktoberfest!

Winter Squash & Pumpkin Festival

  • When:
  • Where: Pleasant Valley Farms OK, 22350 W. 71st St., Sand Springs

Enjoy live bluegrass music, hayrides, food vendors, a 20-acre corn maze and more!

Brush Creek Bazaar

  • When:
  • Where: 10900 S. Louisville Ave., Tulsa

Every year thousands of people venture out to South Tulsa’s largest arts and crafts festival to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the wide variety of art and entertainment. Showcasing over 70 vendors, the Brush Creek Bazaar provides you with artists of wood, home decor, soap, jewelry, outdoor decor, metal, clothing, candles & much more. There will also be live music and entertainment. The kids will enjoy a kid-zone, including a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, face painting and more.

Tulsa Native American Day Celebration

  • When:
  • Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.

The 3nd Annual Tulsa Native American Day Celebration will begin at 9:00 and is open to the public. Vendors, artists, and food trucks will be available throughout the day! Come listen to local community leaders and guest speakers talk about what this day means to them. Parade will begin at 12:00 pm followed by exhibition dancing.

Linde Oktoberfest

  • When:
  • Where: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave.

Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa celebrates its 41st year as an authentic Bavarian cultural festival in the heart of Oklahoma. Scheduled for October 17-20, with a private, Corporate Night evening on Wednesday, October 16, Oktoberfest presents international German bands, Bavarian delicacies, authentic arts, and crafts as well as games and competitions for the entire family. Entering its 41st year, you’ll enjoy große (huge) quantities of bratwurst, German beers, Bavarian cheesecake, great music and thousands of your friends together at one place at the new River West Festival Park with 116,000 square feet of new tents, stages and more.


2019 Día de los Muertos Art Festival

  • When:
  • Where: Living Arts of Tulsa, 307 E. Brady St.

Living Arts of Tulsa, in partnership with Guthrie Green and Casa de la Cultura is hosting Tulsa’s annual Día de los Muertos Arts Festival on November 1st, 2019, 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration of the Hispanic heritage honoring loved ones who have passed away. This year the event will be held from Living Arts of Tulsa (307 East Reconciliation Way), to Guthrie Green (111 East Reconciliation Way). Learn More HERE.


  • When:
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Get wined and dined at the first annual Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival at Gathering Place. Stroll through landscape gardens and treat your taste buds to exquisite food pairings with local and national craft beers and exotic wines. Glean useful culinary tips from Master Chefs and expert Wine Vintners. Enjoy food sampling from favorite local restaurants and serenades of string musicians and nonstop live entertainment. Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival will be top of the list of not to be missed annual events! Tickets for tasting will be available for purchase.

St. Antony Hafli Fall Festival

  • When:
  • Where: St. Antony Orthodox Chrisitan Church, 2645 E. 6th St.

Hosted by Tulsa’s St. Antony Orthodox Church, this annual festival has been drawing crowds for more than 60 years. St. Antony’s invites you to join them and savour authentic, homemade Lebanese dishes.
The gourmet Lebanese dinner comes with grilled chicken served over a generous portion of Hashwa (seasoned rice) and includes a cabbage roll, tabbouleh, hummus, pita, Greba butter cookie and drink.

Oklahoma Tribal Celebration

  • When:
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Oklahoma is home to more than 39 Native American Tribes and Tulsa has long been proud of its native heritage. Together we seek to foster the strength of all the nations in creating one of the region’s most comprehensive Native American festivals. Indigenous Celebration will be a proud expression of music, dance, art, food, and fashion; where each nation will share its story and speak of their cultural legacy. This regionally renowned festival will provide a rare opportunity to meet Native artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts.

Turkish Food & Art Festival

  • When:
  • Where: Raindrop Turkish House Tulsa, 4444 W. Houston St., Broken Arrow

Turkish Food and Art Festival will be held on Saturday, Nov 9, 10 a.m.-6 .m. Free Admission! You will pay for food, drinks, and art & craft items that you like to purchase.


  • When:
  • Where: Claremore Main Street

Dickens on the Boulevard is a Victorian-themed Christmas festival in historic downtown Claremore, Oklahoma.  The festival, held annually on the weekend before Thanksgiving, is now in its 23nd year in Claremore. Beginning at 6 p.m. each evening, visitors to Dickens on the Boulevard will enjoy live stage entertainment, food, pictures with Santa and more.



  • When:
  • Where: Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Celebrate the holiday season with Philbrook as the Museum comes alive with festive holiday events, Santa, train rides, a Lego village, garden games, live music, shopping, décor, and thousands of lights reflecting the spirit of the season. Gather the whole family for unforgettable experiences. Purchase tickets in advance.


  • When:
  • Where: Outside BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

Arvest Winterfest will return to downtown Tulsa for its 12th year! Enjoy outdoor ice skating, a giant Christmas tree and more!


  • When:
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Garden of Lights at Tulsa Botanic Garden will be Thursdays through Sundays, 5-10 p.m., starting Friday, Nov. 29 and going through Sunday, Jan. 5. Stroll through the Garden illuminated in colorful lights – take photos with the “Ice Giants” and “Frost Bison” in the Children’s Discovery Garden. Add your wish to the Wishing Tree, enjoy hot chocolate and make s’mores and take selfies at the photo booth. Botanical St. Nick will be available for informal visits and photos (bring your camera!) Thursdays – Saturdays, 6-9 p.m., starting Dec. 5 – Dec. 21.  The Holiday Model Railroad will be up for two weekends: Dec. 12-15 and Dec. 19-22.

Tickets are $15 for ages 13+; $5 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free.  Tickets are limited each night and advance purchase is highly recommended. or 918-289-0330.


  • When:
  • Where: West Bend Winterland, Claremore Expo Center, 400 Veterans Pkwy, Claremore

Come out to the third annual Winterland at the West Bend Green located outside at the Claremore Expo Center! Winterland is reminiscent of holiday memories with lots of wonderful activates, a beautiful 65 foot live Christmas tree and more! Bring out your family to a great holiday event for everlasting memories.


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  • Where: Downtown Sand Springs

This will be two days of family fun and everything Christmas, starting with a Festival of Lights Christmas Parade on Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m.

Winter Wonderland

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  • Where: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Gathering Place will once again transform into a Winter Wonderland, spreading holiday cheer with special performances and carolers, a holiday market, festive food, holiday drinks, a train for kids and of course thousands of twinkling lights turning the five-acre Adventure Playground into a festive holiday village! Don’t forget to capture a holiday family photo with Santa Claus by the fireplace! Create holiday traditions and memories for the whole family at Winter Wonderland at Gathering Place.



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