Must See Holiday Lights in Central Oklahoma
Holiday light shows are in full swing this week in all parts of Frontier Country! Central Oklahoma is home to some of the best light shows, each different from the last. Some you can walk through and others were built for you to stay warm in your car. If you are looking for a fun evening this holiday weekend, check out what makes central Oklahoma bright.
Midwest City is home to the Holiday Lights Spectacular. With more than 1.5 million twinkling lights, the Joe B. Barnes Regional Park is transformed into a winter wonderland to drive through nightly now through Dec. 30 from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. This free holiday attraction features more than 100 dazzling displays, including the majestic 118-foot Christmas tree lit with 9,000 bulbs.
The City of Yukon’s Christmas in the Park is an illuminated, self-guided tour of over 4 million twinkling lights, 400 lighted displays. The 55-foot Colossal Christmas Tree is the feature with more than 12,000 multi-colored lights at City Park. Walk, drive or ride the Santa Express Train through nearly three miles of colorful lights. Christmas in the Park is free and runs now through Dec. 31 from 6 to 11 p.m. nightly.
In its 23rd year, the Festival of Light in Chickasha is one of the top-rated light displays in the region and brings in more than 250,000 visitors from across the United States each year. Only 35 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, the 43-acre Shannon Springs Park can be toured for free by car, carriage ride or by foot along paved trails Nov. 22 through Dec. 31 from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 6 to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday. The Festival of Light features 3.5 million lights, hundreds of displays with music and movement, live nativity and warm gift shop with homemade cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate, gifts and more.