Oklahoma City's 2015 Holiday Dating Guide
This Holiday Seasons Top Picks
1. Devon Ice Rink at Myriad Botanical Gardens
The Devon Ice Rink returns for its 5th season in the Myriad Botanical Gardens in 2015. Open 7 days a week, the Devon Ice Rink hosts daily public skating, private parties, and special events all winter long. Hungry skaters can dine indoors at Park House restaurant 6 days a week for lunch or dinner. There is "Cartoon Skate" every Saturday 11am to 1pm and "Rock 'n' Skate" every Friday night 6pm to 9pm.
Where: The Devon Ice Rink, Myriad Botanical Gardens, 113 S. Robinson
When: November 13, 2015 through January 31, 2016
2. Myriad Gardens Winter Shoppes
Where can you find shopping, a festive atmosphere complete with lights, ice skating and a fine selection of boutique-style vendors? At the Winter Shoppes at Myriad Gardens! The Winter Shoppes is an outdoor shopping experience featuring more than 20 different vendors and a full-size carousel offering $1 rides!
Where: The Myriad Gardens, located at the North Plaza by the Great Lawn.
When: Friday, November 27 through Sunday, December 20, 2015
For more information, visit wintershoppes.com
3. Bricktown Holiday Water Taxi
What is more romantic than floating down the beautifully-adorned Bricktown canal? On designated evenings during late November and through December 24th, enjoy a narrated and holiday-themed free Holiday Water Taxi ride! All of the canal’s holiday decorations will be visible on the tour.
Where: They will begin at the main Water Taxi dock on canal level, below the entrance to Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse, and will run on a continuous loop through Bricktown, turning around near the Residence Inn by Marriott (in Lower Bricktown), and returning to the loading dock.
When: Thursdays through Sundays, November 27 - December 24, 2015 from 6pm-9:30pm. Each round trip is estimated to take 20-30 minutes.
4. Bricktown Tree Lighting Festival
What is more festive than attending an annual Tree Lighting Festival together? Bring your date and enjoy live music, food, and fun as Mayor Cornett lights the Christmas tree as the official kickoff for the Downtown in December holiday season! The Bricktown Christmas Tree serves as the centerpiece for Downtown in December and will be on display until January 1st.
Where: Bricktown on the plaza at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
When: Friday, November 27th, 2015 from 5 to 7pm
5. Bricktown Canal Lights
The Bricktown Canal Lights display will brighten your Bricktown experience. As you stroll the canal, enjoy the dining and shopping along downtown OKC's premier entertainment district under the gorgeous holiday lights. The light display is free to the public.
Where: Bricktown, Oklahoma City
When: November 28th, 2015 through January 1st, 2016 from dusk to dawn.
6. Automobile Alley Lights
See the historic buildings of Automobile Alley in a whole new light at Automobile Alley Lights on Broadway. More than 180,000 colorful LED lights will drape the buildings along eight blocks of North Broadway making for a magical holiday wonderland. Stroll through the lights with your date for a romantic evening.
Where: NW 4th to 10th St. on Broadway Ave. in Oklahoma City
When: November 27th, 2015 - January 1st, 2016 from dusk to dawn.
7. Christmas Crawl in Deep Deuce
Help support the Claus this year in the Deep Deuce Oklahoma City. This is first and foremost a local charity fundraiser, so all proceeds for the 2015 Christmas Crawl are going to OK Foster Wishes and Infant Crisis Services of Oklahoma. Dress up, have some food and beverages, and donate at each location on the crawl.
Where: Deep Deuce district in Oklahoma City
When: December 4, 2015 from 6pm to close.
For more information and to RSVP, visit okccrawl.com.
8. Glitter Ball 2015
Grab your date and head to the 2nd annual Glitter Ball -- Holiday Edition. Glitter Ball will feature a variety of live performances, heavy hors d'oeuvres, a premium bar, and several signature surprises.The event will also showcase art for auction organized by and benefitting OKC Girls Art School, and continue to raise funds through a special golden ticket raffle.
Where: Dunlap Codding in historic Film Row at 609 W. Sheridan Ave.
When: Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 7pm-11pm.