‘Tis the Season at Scissortail Park

An all-new light show, decorations, a holiday market, music, an early-bird New Year’s Eve celebration, and more are set to debut this holiday season at Scissortail Park. Visitors can enjoy the festive ambiance beginning Friday, November 27 through Friday, January 1, 2021.

With support from T-Mobile, SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital, OG&E, Toucan Productions, BancFirst, Homeland, Crowe & Dunlevy, and Blair & Maggie Humphreys, activities planned during ‘Tis the Season at Scissortail Park offer a safe and socially distanced way to celebrate the holidays this year.

Guests are invited to bundle up and visit the Park, stroll the grounds to enjoy the lights and soak in the holiday spirit at Scissortail.

In addition to holiday light displays, the Park is hosting a variety of activities including:

Union Station Lighting 
Saturday, November 28 at 7pm

We’ll be throwing the switch to light up Union Station for the holiday season. Enjoy the all-new light show, live music and hot chocolate on the first evening.

Union Station Illumination
Sunday, November 29 – Friday, January 1, 2021 | 6 – 11pm
Enjoy music and lights illuminating Union Station
nightly from 6 – 11pm

Sponsored by T-Mobile, SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital, OG&E, Toucan Productions, BancFirst, Homeland, Crowe & Dunlevy, and Blair & Maggie Humphreys.

‘Tis the Season Market
Saturday, December 5 | 11am – 5pm
Sunday, December 6 | 10am – 4pm
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn
Outdoor, holiday gift market supporting local Oklahoma businesses and artisans.
Guests can shop home décor, boutiques, clothing, jewelry, candles, woodwork, gourmet food,
pet items, books, and more while enjoying live music and visits with Santa from 12 – 4pm each day. 

‘Tis the Season Market Live Music
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

Saturday, December 5
11am – McKedy
12pm – Stephen Salewon
 1pm – Jessica Tate
 2pm – Casey + Minna
 3pm – Josh Roberts
 4pm – Rebekah Ruyle

Strolling Musicians | 12pm McKedy | 1pm Casey + Minna  

Sunday, December 6
11am – McKedy
12pm – String Quartet
 1pm – String Quartet
 2pm – Whiskey and Wine
 3pm – Josh Roberts

Strolling Musicians | 10am McKedy

S’mores and Cocoa Nights at Scissortail Park
December 8, 15 and 22 | 7pm – 10pm
Come out to enjoy the beautiful lights around the Park, then roast s’mores and drink hot cocoa while listening to holiday music.

Hot chocolate and s’mores kits will be available to purchase at the Picnic Pavilion (east side of the Park near the Playground).

Holiday Movies at Scissortail Park
The Grinch Movie 
Saturday, December 12 at 6pm
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

Enjoy family-friendly movies on the spacious Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn with ample room for social distancing.

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy an outdoor movie with the family!

Holiday Movies at Scissortail Park
The Polar Express 
Saturday, December 19 at 6pm
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

Enjoy family-friendly movies on the spacious Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn with ample room for social distancing.

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy an outdoor movie with the family!

Santa Visits 

Visit Santa at Scissortail Park. Santa will be in a safe, outdoor, socially-distanced sleigh for photo opportunities.
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

Saturday, December 5 | 12 – 4pm
Sunday, December 6 | 12 – 4pm
Saturday, December 12 | 12 – 4pm
Thursday, December 17 | 5 – 8pm
Saturday, December 19 | 12 – 4pm

Anna & Elsa Visits

Thursday, December 10 | 5 – 8pm
Picnic Pavilion
Visit with Anna and Elsa for special holiday photos!

Grinch Visits

Saturday, December 12 | 12 – 4pm
Picnic Pavilion
Visit with everyone’s favorite grump – The Grinch!

New Year Early Bird
Thursday, December 31 | 5 – 7pm
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

Join Scissortail Park for an early-bird New Year’s Eve celebration created for families with young children. Countdown to 2021 at 7pm and make it home in time to get the kids to bed, or spend the whole evening downtown and head over to Opening Night at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ball Park for the countdown at midnight.

First Day Walk
Friday, January 1 | 11am
Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn

First Day Walk is a nationwide initiative meant to encourage people to get outdoors. The event is organized through Greater Oklahoma City Parks and Trails Foundation, National Park Service, Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation, Scissortail Park Foundation and REI Co-op.

The goal of the First Day Walk is to inspire the community to enjoy the parks, trails, and public spaces available in the Greater Oklahoma City area. The event is open to everyone, including children of all ages and dogs. Please keep dogs on leashes.

 

EMBARK Ride Free Weekends
Fridays – Sundays from November 27 – January 3

The Oklahoma City Streetcar will be free to ride all day Fridays through Sundays during the holiday season. Park anywhere downtown and hop on the streetcar to visit Scissortail Park.

The stop is located directly across the street from the Park at Oklahoma City Boulevard and Thunder Drive. Plan a trip at okcstreetcar.com.

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