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Celebrate the Holidays in Broken Arrow!

Updated: Nov 21, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, Broken Arrow is gearing up for a series of exciting events and festivities that are sure to fill your heart with joy. From dazzling light displays to family-friendly activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this vibrant Oklahoma city.

Self-Guided Light Tour

'Tis the season to sparkle like a lot like Christmas! Communities are aglow with dazzling lights and festive decorations. Following the triumph of the last two years, we're thrilled to unveil the eagerly awaited map guiding you through Broken Arrow's enchanting holiday light displays! 🌟🎅 Don't miss out—show off your dazzling display by submitting through our form at the bottom of the page. Visit to explore the map and share your festive spirit! 🎄✨

Ice Rink Opening Day - November 10

Mark your calendars for November 10, as Broken Arrow's Ice Rink kicks off the season with a day of fun on the ice. For ticket pricing and event bookings, visit

Christmas in Broken Arrow Kick-Off - November 16

Join us in the Rose District on November 16 for a festive holiday kick-off like no other. The evening promises the lighting of the tree and Main Street, live music by Grady Nichols, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice skating, and an appearance by Santa Claus. You can also meet enchanting characters from Inspyral Circus, enjoy a craft show at Central on Main, and immerse yourself in the joyous holiday spirit from the Plaza to the Brio.

Rose District BINGO - November 16

For the first time ever, Christmas in Broken Arrow is hosting a BINGO event. On November 16, you can play this exciting game for a chance to win fantastic prizes from Rose District merchants. To participate, pick up a bingo card at designated locations, get it stamped, aim for six stamps in a row, and submit your card. Winners will be drawn after November 16.

Rhema Christmas Lights Extravaganza - November 22 to January 1

The Rhema Christmas Lights Extravaganza is a breathtaking showcase of millions of LED lights sprawled across a 110-acre campus. Don't miss this magnificent display, including a 50-figure nativity scene and a synchronized musical presentation. Horse-drawn carriage rides and concessions are also available. The event is free and runs from November 22 to January 1.

Meet Santa - Various Dates

Santa Claus is coming to Broken Arrow! You can meet and greet Santa on November 16 (6:30-8:30 pm), December 10 (12:00-2:00 pm), and every Tuesday at the Farmers Market (5:30-7:30 pm). Santa will listen to your Christmas wishes and be available for photos in the iconic Broken Arrow sleighs.

Meet "The Mean One" - Various Dates

Have a special encounter with "The Mean One" on designated dates in Broken Arrow. They'll be collecting donations to help needy families receive hats and coats this winter season, showcasing the holiday spirit. Come mean this grinchy character November 16 from 6:30-8:30 pm, December 3 from noon - 2 pm, or December 8 from 5:30-7:30 pm.

Snow Sisters at the Rink - December 16

Meet your favorite Snow Sisters at the BA Rose District Ice Skating Rink on December 16 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Enjoy skating with these beloved princesses for a magical experience.

Sensory Sensitive Santa - December 20

An exclusive event for neurodiverse individuals, the Sensory Sensitive Santa event offers a chance to meet Santa in a safe and controlled environment. Various vendors specializing in special needs will be present, providing information and activities. Join this event on December 20 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Rose District Merchant Decorating Contest

Vote for your favorite Rose District Merchant's holiday decorations and get a chance to win a prize. Voting opens on the night of Broken Arrow's Holiday Kick-off, and participants will be entered into a contest to win a prize. Don't miss your chance to participate and spread holiday cheer. Vote here!

New Orleans Square Merchant Decorating Contest

New Orleans Square is also hosting a decorating contest. Cast your vote for the best decorations and enter to win a prize. Voting can be done online, and participants will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a prize. Vote here!

New Orleans Square Holiday Arts & Crafts Show - December 9

Join the New Orleans Square Holiday Arts & Crafts Show on December 9 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This festival features arts, crafts, and food vendors in the Southeast Quadrant of New Orleans Square. It's a great opportunity to find unique gifts for the holiday season.

New Orleans Square BINGO - December 9

The New Orleans Square BINGO event takes place on December 9, during the New Orleans Square Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival. Play BINGO for a chance to win prizes offered by New Orleans Square merchants. Collect stamps and submit your card for a chance to win fantastic prizes.

Broken Arrow Civitan Christmas Parade - December 2

The annual Broken Arrow Civitan's Christmas Parade fills Main Street with festive floats, marching bands, and, of course, Santa Claus. Don't miss this spectacle on December 2 at 10:00 am.

Rudolph Run - December 9

The Rudolph Run, taking place on December 9, is a beloved tradition in Broken Arrow's Rose District. The event includes a Fun Run at 8:30 am and a 5k Walk/Run at 9:00 am. Participants receive a long-sleeved tee, a finisher medal, and post-race goodies and hot chocolate. It's also part of the 4 Seasons Challenge, a year-long series of races, offering discounts and special medals to participants.

This holiday season, Broken Arrow offers a wide range of events and activities for all ages. Whether you're interested in light displays, meeting Santa, or participating in BINGO games, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this vibrant Oklahoma city. Don't miss out on the festive fun and the chance to create lasting holiday memories in Broken Arrow!


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