Nov 29, 2021
episode of the Only in OK Show, we discuss some of the fun events
happening throughout the Oklahoma during December. If you
want to find something new to do this month, check out the
Holiday in the Ark is a brand new for 2021. This festive event
welcomes everyone out to the Endangered Ark Foundation
in Hugo for a special meet
and greet with Santa, Mrs. Claus, elves, the Grinch and elephants.
Guests will be able to feed and interact with the elephants and
shop for everyone on their Christmas list.
The Endangered Ark Foundation is a private nonprofit dedicated
to ensuring the future of Asian elephants in North America,
providing a retirement ranch for circus elephants, and educating
the public about this endangered species.
started as a railroad hub in the early
1900s, was a hotbed of activity, with a vivid mix of dance hall
girls, hustlers and gunfighters, a Harvey House Restaurant, and at
one time, a dozen circuses wintering nearby to take advantage of
the moderate climate and easy rail access. The Frisco Depot Museum
in the restored former Harvey House Restaurant captures some of
this rollicking past, and Mount Olivet Cemetery showcases the final
resting places for rodeo greats. The cemetery also features a
special area known as "Showmen's Rest," which features unique
headstones and gravesites for circus performers and owners.
is a 501c3 nonprofit, whose mission
is to produce professional theatre that engages and inspires
Oklahoma's audiences, and contributes to the quality of life and
economy of our community and state.
As Oklahoma's territorial capital, Guthrie
's ongoing restoration efforts make the
town's downtown area the largest Historic Preservation District in
the nation. Take a trolley tour through downtown to find
fascinating history, one-of-a-kind stores and more than a dozen bed
and breakfasts housed in charming Victorian-era buildings, or hear
the history behind local hauntings on a spooky Guthrie Ghost Walk.
Discover the diverse collections of Guthrie's many museums,
including the Oklahoma Territorial Museum & Carnegie
At Tulsa Botanic Garden
's Garden of Lights event you
can escape the holiday hustle and bustle and make memories with
family and friends as you stroll the Garden illuminated with
colorful lights. Open Thursday - Sunday nights, 5 - 10 p.m. through
Jan. 5. Every night S'more kits, hot chocolate and cider (with
spiked options), beer and wine will be available.
is Oklahoma's second-largest city, where
visitors will find world-class attractions including the acclaimed
Tulsa Zoo, the Philbrook and Gilcrease museums among other top
cultural attractions such as the Tulsa Ballet and Tulsa Opera,
lively entertainment, casinos, sporting events, dining, shopping,
family fun and outdoor escapes.
The Luther Pecan Festival
family-friendly festival with a full day of art, food, music and of
course, tons of pecans as downtown Luther
puts on a hometown harvest celebration. In
addition to great food from local establishments, take in a variety
of mobile cuisine from some of the metro's best food trucks.
Luther, OK is located in far northeastern Oklahoma County on
historic Route 66, and is home to the historic Threatt Filling
The Minco Honey Festival
large arts & crafts fair, tours of the Ross Honey Company
and Great Plains Cotton Gin,
carriage rides, free food samples, entertainment from Lucas Ross
, a kid's toy tractor pull, great local
shopping and restaurants, food trucks, a honey bake-off, Santa
Claus and more.
Established in 1902, Minco
is known as the land of milk and
honey. Minco hosts an annual Honey Festival every December. Located
in Grady County only 40 miles southwest of Oklahoma City along the
Chisholm Trail, this old railroad town is buzzing with rich history
and boutique shopping.
2 Hip Chicks Roadshow
is a traveling event show
bringing you the latest in fashion, crafts, salvaged, upcycled,
repurposed furniture, good ole junk and more.
River Spirit Casino Resort
is a multi-million
dollar casino features more than 300,000 square feet of gaming
entertainment with over 2,500 slot machines, 24 blackjack tables,
15 poker tables, four restaurants, and regular live music. C
The Tulsa Shootout
in Tulsa, Oklahoma is the largest
event for micro sprint racing in the world. Going into the 36th
year of this prestigious event, many drivers dream of bringing home
the Golden Driller.
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