Oklahoma City's 2018 Holiday Dating Guide
1. Downtown in December
Downtown in December presented by Devon, is a series of holiday events and attractions in the heart of Oklahoma City. It’s a one-of-a-kind winter experience that features thrilling outdoor ice skating, a tree lighting festival, afternoon visits with Santa Claus, a festive holiday run, snow tubing, free water taxi excursions, performing arts, shopping, and parties… all surrounded by twinkling holiday lights.
2. Myriad Gardens Holiday Events
The Myriad Botanical Gardens has a packed lineup of activities throughout entire 2018 holiday season! First and foremost, don’t miss the thousands of spectacular lights throughout the exterior and inside the Crystal Bridge. Afterward, head to the Devon Ice Rink at the Gardens for a night of ice skating below the lights. Skating season begins Saturday, November 10, 2018. The Devon Ice Rink and Oklahoma Curling Club will also be offering curling lessons! Head to the website to view all of the garden’s events and schedules.
3. Bricktown Holiday Water Taxi
What is more romantic than floating down the beautifully-adorned Bricktown canal? On designated evenings throughout November and December, enjoy a narrated and holiday-themed free Holiday Water Taxi ride. All of the canal’s holiday decorations will be visible on the tour. 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.
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 trucks, and fun as Mayor David Holt 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.
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.
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.
7. Christmas Crawl in Deep Deuce
Come one, come all to the 4th Annual OKC Christmas Crawl! Join for a fun night out in the Deep Deuce District to support Infant Crisis Services & The Junior League of Oklahoma City. Crawling begins at 6:00pm. Feel free to start at any of the participating bars, just be sure to make it to Deep Deuce Grill by 9:30pm for the after party.