LIGHTS ON BROADWAY
NOVEMBER 23 | 4PM - 8PM
The 4th annual Lights on Broadwayevent is this Saturday! It will take place in historic Automobile Alley from 4pm to 8pm. Visit the Alley’s unique retailers, restaurants, and businesses for shopping and merriment on Broadway Ave. and side streets between NW 4th & 10th, and view this year’s stunning light display for the first time. Click here to see a full list of participating businesses and event map.
Next Friday, kick off the holiday season at the Oklahoma City Tree Lighting Festival with Mayor Holt. The event takes place the day after Thanksgiving at the Third Base Plaza at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (2 S. Mickey Mantle Dr.). There are plenty of festivities to enjoy for both individuals and families alike, which will include live music, food trucks, face painting, and free visits with Santa.
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma's 'A Christmas Carol' cast will start the show singing carols and will be followed by performances by Academia OKC's intermediate Mariachi group, the Native Women's Choir, headliner Tony Foster Jr with Kandace Duke, and special guest Jabee. The evening will be emcee'd by recently crowned Miss OKC, Ashleigh Robinson. This event is free and open to the public.
The Oklahoma City Tree Lighting Festival is sponsored by SONIC Drive-in, JE Dunn Construction, Tinker Federal Credit Union, and Bank of Oklahoma.
Verbode Urbancore Artists is hosting an opening reception for Exhibit 4 on Thursday, November 21. The reception will be free and open to the public and include a meet and greet with the artists. Additionally, hors d'oeuvres and libations will be provided. Attendees will also have the opportunity to shop local pop-up jewelry from Laveryl Lower and Debbie Whitacre.
20% of all sales will benefit the Homeless Alliance.
Learn more information about the reception and the artists at their website.
FREE WEEKEND STREETCAR RIDES NOVEMBER 22 - JANUARY 5
FRIDAY - SUNDAY
EMBARK is celebrating the OKC Streertcar's first year of service with complimentary streetcar rides on the weekends beginning November 22 through January 5, just in time for Downtown in December!
FREE RIDE DATES:
November 29 – December 1
December 6 – 8
December 13 – 15
December 20 – 22
December 27 – 29
January 3 – January 5
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER NOVEMBER 26 | 7:30PM CIVIC CENTER MUSIC HALL
Do you remember the first time you heard “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas”? Join the celebration as Mannheim Steamroller makes history again – Celebrating 35 years of holiday magic as they bring their annual holiday tour to Oklahoma City for one night only on November 26 at 7:30pm at the Civic Center Music Hall.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit their website.
NOVEMBER 27 | 6PM - 9PM
MYRIAD BOTANICAL GARDENS
An immersive light installation celebrating the holiday season returns to the Crystal Bridge Conservatory at Myriad Botanical Gardens for a second year. Opening on Wednesday, November 27 Illuminations encompasses the entire Bridge which serves as a canvas for moving light choreographed to music and inviting visitors inside for a curated, immersive light experience.
Illuminations: Starry Starry Night is open Wednesday through Sunday, 6pm - 9pm until January 5. It is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, and open on New Year’s Eve. Special holiday hours are Monday, December 23 and Monday, December 30 from 6pm - 9pm. Cost is $6 for members of Myriad Botanical Gardens and $8 for nonmembers. Children 2 and under are free.
Small Business Saturday is the day we celebrate the Shop Small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants. This shopping holiday is recognized in communities nationwide to promote making holiday purchases at small storefronts. On Small Business Saturday, shoppers will enjoy special promotions and in-store special events at participating businesses.
Please show your support for local businesses by pledging to shop and dine in downtown on November 30 (and throughout the holiday season).
DOWNTOWN IN DECEMBER
PRESENTED BY DEVON
NOVEMBER 8 - JANUARY 11
Residents and visitors to downtown Oklahoma City can enjoy a collection of more than 30 holiday events and activities this winter, thanks to Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership and Devon Energy. Downtown in December is back for its 18th year and is made possible through generous sponsorships from many local businesses and organizations.
Thank You To Our Sponsors: Devon Energy, SandRidge Energy, SONIC America’s Drive-in, RCB Bank, Robinson Park, BancFirst, Metro by T-Mobile, OKC Dodgers, Bank of Oklahoma, Fowler Automotive, Tinker Federal Credit Union, Jones PR, EMBARK, Oklahoma Gazette, MetroFamily Magazine, OKC Streetcar, Lyric Theatre, The Oklahoman.
2019-2020 HOME SCHEDULE
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA
Friday, November 22nd - OKC Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 7PM Friday, November 29th - OKC Thunder vs. New Orleans Pelicans, 7PM Wednesday, December 4th - OKC Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers, 7PM Friday, December 6th - OKC Thunder vs. Minnesota Timberwolves, 7PM Monday, December 16th - OKC Thunder vs. Chicago Bulls, 7PM Wednesday, December 18th - OKC Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 7PM Friday, December 20th - OKC Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns, 7PM Sunday, December 22nd - OKC Thunder vs. LA Clippers, 6PM Thursday, December 26th - OKC Thunder vs. Memphis Grizzlies, 7PM Tuesday, December 31st - OKC Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks, 7PM
For the full schedule and to purchase tickets click here.