It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. In Tulsa, the Christmas holiday is filled with music, lights, trees,movies, shopping and the overall joyous Christmas spirit. Many students will go home to enjoy the Christmas festivities with their loved ones, but for those who are staying on campus, there are fun things to do around the city to make the season feel a little more like home.
The Philbrook Museum and its gardens are a place to find special events
for the Christmas season.
“The Philbrook Museum has a fantastic Christmas tree showcase and gingerbread display,” said Tulsa native Allison Paulson.
The Winterfest, adjacent to the BOK center in downtown Tulsa offers outdoor ice skating, hot chocolate, carriage rides, live entertainment and a view of the tallest outdoor Christmas tree in Oklahoma. Winterfest begins Nov. 27 and runs until Jan. 17. Crumpton Aviation and Helicopter Christmas Light Flights hosts helicopter tours to
see the best Christmas lights in Tulsa.
Every year, the Guthrie Green hosts an event called Glow on the Green. It is located downtown and this year it will be held Nov. 27.
Taking a visit to a Christmas tree farm in Owasso is a special way to get out of Tulsa and explore more Christmas traditions. Owasso is not far from Tulsa, and it offers the tradition of cutting trees, drinking apple cider, and going on a hay ride.
Some other light displays to see are the Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights, Lights On at Utica Square and Rhema Bible Church.
For those with nothing to do, Tulsa has many heartwarming Christmas tricks up its sleeve. There are many locations to visit guaranteed to get anyone in the Christmas spirit