Holiday Lights In and Around Tulsa
sponsored by Victory Christian School
Nothing gets people in the holiday spirit quite like brilliant displays of sparkling lights and the cozy sight of a decked-out Christmas Tree! Continue reading to learn where to find some of the area’s best holiday lights! And find even more options in our Festive Festivals list.
- When: November 6-December 10, 2021
- Where: The Museum Broken Arrow, 400 S. Main St., Broken Arrow
The Museum Broken Arrow will welcome the Christmas season with a showcase of community donated and decorated trees at their annual Christmas Tree exhibit. Museum visitors are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy suitable for children under 12 to be donated. www.brokenarrowmuseum.org
- When: November 18, 4-8 p.m.
- Where: 1st-4th St.
- When: November 27-December 31
- Where: Route 66 in Tulsa (28 miles)
- When: November 24, 2021-January 1, 2022
- Where: Rhema Bible Church, 1025 W. Kenosha St., Broken Arrow
Rhema’s Christmas Lights Extravaganza began in 1982 with about 60,000 lights. Today, more than two million lights adorn the campus from Thanksgiving Eve through New Year’s Day. The glittering lights will shine every day from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Admission is free. www.rhemalights.org
- When: Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve
- Where: The Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee
Drive through Castleton Village, filled with over 2,000 holiday displays and thousands of colorful lights, creating an unforgettable experience. Open every night, Thanksgiving through New Year’s, 5:30-10 p.m. Drive-through is free; donations accepted.
Other activities, including visits with Father Christmas a cafe, train rides through the village, and more, are available certain days for an additional fee. Learn more at www.okcastle.com.
- When: Open daily, Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. (Sunday through Thursday) or 11 p.m. (Friday and Saturday)
- Where: 1400 Honor Heights Dr., Muskogee
Celebrate the holidays and experience animated displays with more than 1,000,000 LED shimmering lights at Muskogee’s Annual Garden of Lights, an attraction for the whole family to enjoy. The 130-acre Honor Heights Park is decorated for the holiday season with azalea bushes and other vegetation illuminated with color, imitating their natural state during the blooming of spring. This 35-40 minute drive-thru attraction features lighted displays of deer, squirrels, and birds scattered amongst a wide variety of trees wrapped in lights. Animated displays are synchronized to recorded holiday music available on your radio as you drive through the park.
- When: November 25, 6:30 p.m.
- Where: Utica Square, 21st and Utica
This year’s in-person Lights On is being held at Utica Square starting at 6:30pm, Thanksgiving evening. Viewers can get into the Christmas spirit as they sing along to carols performed by the Grady Nichols Band, enjoy a special visit from Santa and countdown the ofﬁcial kickoff to the holiday season: Utica Square’s 54th Annual Lights On ceremony.
- When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, November 26-December 19, 5-9 p.m.
- Where: Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, 1925 Woolaroc Ranch Rd., Bartlesville
A wonderful holiday tradition returns again this year at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve, with the spectacular Wonderland of Lights. The grounds and buildings of Woolaroc will be covered with over 750,000 lights as the historic ranch transforms itself into a magical winter wonderland! The lights will be turned on Friday, November 26th and will be on every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5-9 p.m., through December 19th. Entertainment will be in the Heritage Theater almost every Friday and Saturday night, and a schedule of performances will be distributed at the Front Gate when guests arrive. Again this year, the main drive to the campus will be reversed, allowing guests the unique view, seen only this time of year, of the buildings across from Clyde Lake, outlined in lights.
Admission to Wonderland of Lights is $6 for adults and $1 for children 11 and under.
- When: Thursdays – Sundays, Nov. 26,-Dec. 12, 5-9 p.m. Open nightly: Dec. 16-Jan. 2, 5-9 p.m. (closed Dec. 24 & 25)
- Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
Reconnect with family and friends in the garden illuminated with colorful lights. Make s’mores over fire pits, enjoy holiday music and take in the spirit of the season in our magical garden escape.
NIGHTLY: Hot drinks (with spiked options), beer, wine and s’more kits are available every night for purchase. Hay maze/snowball pit, glow games, photo stops and fire pits will be available each night. (weather permitting)
Included with your admission on the following dates. Be sure to bring your camera!
Holiday MODEL RAILROAD by the Tulsa Garden Railroad club will be in the Mabee Grange: Dec. 2-5
BOTANICAL ST. NICK will be here on: Nov. 26 and 27, Dec. 2, 3, 4, 22 and 23 from 5:30-7:30.
LET IT GROW! The Snow Queen and Snow Princess will be visiting on Friday, Dec. 10 & Saturday, Dec. 11 from 5:30-7:30.
LIVE MUSIC in the Mabee Grange each Sunday except Jan. 2
- When: November 27, 6-8 p.m.
- Where: Redbud Festival Park, 109 N. Main St., Owasso
Owasso’s Recreation & Culture Department is kicking off the holiday season with the 3rd Annual Lights On Owasso event. There will be photo opportunities with Santa, Live entertainment on the First Bank Main Stage, food trucks & the lighting of the 34′ tree & park at 6pm.
- When: December 3, 6-9 p.m. (Lights will remain on through January 2, 2022)
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. Reconciliation Way
Enjoy thousands of lights illuminating Guthrie Green and holiday festivities including live music, food, hot drinks, and 30+ local market vendors. Channel 6 meteorologist Travel Meyer will host the Lights On ceremony with special guest Santa Claus at 7 p.m.
- When: December 17-January 2, 2021
- Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.
Gathering Place will once again transform into a Winter Wonderland, spreading holiday cheer with special performances, carolers, festive food and holiday drinks. Enjoy a ride on the Winter Wonderland Express and explore thousands of twinkling lights transforming the Park into a festive holiday village! Don’t forget to capture a holiday family photo with Santa Claus! Create holiday traditions and memories for the whole family at Gathering Place’s Winter Wonderland presented by American Airlines. gatheringplace.org