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December Event Calendar for Oklahoma City

Top Events and Things to Do for December 2013


This is the December Calendar for the major events all around the Oklahoma City metro area, an index summary listing with links to detailed information on each.

OKC's Downtown in December

  • All month of December
  • Lights, ice skating, snow tubing, canal rides and more

Holiday Lighting Displays Around the Metro

  • The top lights around OKC
  • Much of the month of December

Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Oklahoma City Barons Hockey at the Cox Convention Center


Sooners and Cowboys in Men's College Basketball Action


Sooners and Cowgirls in Women's College Basketball Action

  • 2 December Home Games for OSU
  • 5 December Home Games for OU

Art Moves - Daily Lunchtime Arts Program

  • Monday-Friday through December
  • Free one hour performances and demonstrations throughout downtown, representing a number of artistic mediums

Lyric Theatre at the Plaza Presents "A Christmas Carol"

  • November 29 - December 29
  • Production of the Charles Dickens classic is a new Lyric holiday tradition

Sooner Theatre in Norman Presents “A Wonderful Life”

  • November 29 – December 15
  • See official site for ticket information

"Deck the Zoo" at the Oklahoma City Zoo

  • December 1-24
  • Bring an edible wildlife ornament for $1 admission

WWE Monday Night Raw at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Donny & Marie Christmas at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


El Reno's Christmas on the Western Frontier

  • December 5th
  • Includes an old fashioned Christmas parade, trolley rides, storytelling, Santa's workshop, carolers, and the lighting of the Christmas tree

Territorial Christmas Celebration at the Harn Homestead

  • December 5th (6-9 p.m.)
  • 1880s holiday decorations, treats, crafts and visit from Santa

Oklahoma City Philharmonic Presents "The Christmas Show"

  • December 5-7
  • The popular holiday concert features singing, dancing and more

Stockyard City's Cowboy Christmas

  • December 6-7
  • Tree lighting ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday
  • Saturday features parade at 10 a.m. with 100 Longhorn steer, rodeo cowboys, antique cars, native dancers and more

Yukon's 17th Annual Mayor's Christmas Party for Kids at Robertson Activity Center

  • December 7th (9:30 a.m.)
  • Features Santa as activities such as crafts, games, prizes and visits from Frosty the Snowman, Rudolf, the red-nosed reindeer

Edmond Electric Parade of Lights

  • December 7th
  • Annual holiday event downtown

37th Annual OKC Train Show at State Fairgrounds

  • December 7-8
  • Over 20,000 square feet of operating model railroad displays of all scales
  • Children's play area, photos, clothing and much more
  • See official site for more information

36th Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour

  • December 7-8
  • Featured historic homes
  • See mestapark.org for more information

Oklahoma City Ballet Presents "The Nutcracker"


78th Annual All-College Classic Basketball Tournament at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


Greater Oklahoma Bluegrass Music Society Concert/Jam at at Oklahoma Country-Western Museum & Hall of Fame in Del City

  • December 14th
  • Family-friendly bluegrass concert
  • Get more information at gobms.org

Gloriana at Riverwind Casino


Winter Break Camps for Kids

  • December 16-27
  • Camp options from Oklahoma City area attractions such as the Oklahoma Contemporary, OKC Thunder and more

Jay Z at the Chesapeake Energy Arena


JAKE FM's Jingle Jam at Riverwind Casino


National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's 19th Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball

  • December 20th
  • Featuring Michael Martin Murphy
  • Make reservation by calling (405) 478-2250, Ext. 219

Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Chesapeake Energy Arena



  • December 25th
  • Information on shopping, tree farms, Christmas day restaurants, attractions and more

Randy Rogers Band at Riverwind Casino


Opening Night New Year's Eve Celebration Downtown

  • December 31st
  • Annual New Year's Eve event features music and games for the entire family

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