The Most Memorable Holiday Events: An OKC Mom’s Guide


The holidays bring so much excitement! Shopping, Santa, busy weekends…what’s not to love? We’re here to help simplify some of the must-do events this season! A huge thanks to our sponsors for this guide, and our team of moms who have given us their suggestions of what NOT to miss this December! 

Have we missed one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments below! 

Reconnect, relax and rejuvenate this holiday season at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art! From SONIC Free Family Day on December 2 to Third Thursday: Victorian Yuletide on December 20 to a champagne toast and view of the downtown fireworks at midnight on New Year’s Eve, OKCMOA has something for everyone this December. In addition to exciting events, the Museum offers Discovery Packs for hands-on gallery learning designed for ages 2-5 or ages 6+, which can be picked up for free anytime the Museum is open.

OKCMOA is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, noon to 5 pm. The Museum will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but will be open on Black Friday and throughout Thanksgiving weekend.

Rustic Roots – Starting December 1st at 105340 Greer Road, Lamont, OK 74643. 580.716.3608

Rustic Roots will feature holiday activities to celebrate the season with your family and friends. Come make ornaments, decorate cookies, meet Santa (Saturday’s and Sunday’s), and warm up with some rich hot cocoa. While you are with us, you can even pick out your own Christmas tree! 

Monday-Thursday 4-8 PM for gift shop and fresh trees only. Friday and Saturday 10 AM to 8 PM all holiday activities. Sunday 1 PM to 8 PM all holiday activities.

Canterbury Voices – Canterbury Christmas – December 2, 7:00 PM, Civic Center Music Hall – 201 N. Walker Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102. Oklahoma’s leading community choir celebrates the holiday with its traditional Christmas concert. Continue your tradition, or start a new one, by bringing the entire family to this delightful evening full of classic standards and some new music celebrating the season. The concert will feature performances from Oklahoma City University Faculty Brass Quintet, talented students from Canterbury Youth Voices, and a Christmas carol sing-along! After the concert, enjoy meeting Santa Claus and homemade cookies made by the 120 member chorus! This joyous experience of holiday singing at its best will leave you invigorated and full of Christmas cheer.

Guthrie’s Territorial Christmas – Enjoy A Territorial Christmas Carol at the Pollard Theatre and then enjoy shopping, a cup of wassail and the hospitality of Downtown Guthrie.

Hip Hop Nutcracker – Reimagine this classic holiday story! Shows December 8 – December 9 at Oklahoma City Community College. 

Holiday Pop-Up Shops – Check out a new line up of local shops every week, starting November 23, 2018 to check off your holiday shopping list. Only open Thursday – Sunday, it’s a great place to support local!

Christmas Spectacular (City of Moore) – Free family fun on December 8, 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m.! Activities include Polar Express barrel train, inflatables, Christmas music, Holiday Fireworks Celebration, visit and photos with Santa Claus

Santa Delivers at OKC Zoo – Enjoy the morning of December 7th at the Oklahoma City Zoo, where Santa will be bringing gifts to the animals from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and then will hang around for photos! 

Saturdays for Kids: Holidays at the Museum – Starting on the 1st of December, head down to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum for a morning of fun!



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