• Joey Amato

Celebrate the Holidays in Oklahoma City


Safari Lights – This winter, go wild and fill your holiday season with the magic of light! OKC Zoo Safari Lights features a larger-than-life light display showcasing over 59 wildlife-themed light sculptures that you can spot right from your vehicle on a driven tour through the Zoo. Feel the holiday cheer with colorful lights, festive treats, kids’ activities and weekend visits with Santa. In addition to the drive-thru experience, OKC Zoo Safari Lights includes a separate walking experience with interactive light exhibits, musical light performances and lots of other winter magic as guests journey through the Zoo’s entry plaza, Children’s Zoo and Dino Safari.


Lyric Theatre’s A Christmas Carol Lyric Theatre’s internationally acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol returns for its 11th year Nov. 17 through Dec. 23, 2021. In Dickens’s timeless tale, three magical ghosts whisk the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge away on an unforgettable adventure of transformation and redemption. Co-directed by Lyric's Producing Artistic Director Michael Baron and Associate Artistic Director Ashley Wells, the immersive production returns for its second year at the historic Harn Homestead.


Downtown in DecemberDowntown in December is returning to the heart of OKC for its 20th year! The dates for Downtown in December far exceed the month that it's named for, providing more days and events to get you and your family in the holiday spirit. Whether you want to watch the Oklahoma City Tree Lighting Festival, explore all of the twinkling holiday lights, lace up your ice skates and glide around at the Devon Ice Rink, enjoy happy caroling or just want to browse all things holiday at dozens of local boutiques and storefronts, there will always be something new to experience this holiday season!