Explore the Area This Winter: Holiday Events in Oklahoma City

Holiday Events in Oklahoma City | Westpointe CDJR | Yukon, OKIt’s that time of year again. There’s snow, lights, carolers, and a range of holiday events. In fact, Oklahoma City is home to a range of activities and celebrations at the end of the year, many of which are perfect for families and friends. You can ice skate, spend time with Santa, or simply enjoy the holiday atmosphere. There’s a long list of holiday events in Oklahoma City that you should attend this year.

One of the top events in OKC is Downtown in December. Presented by Devon, Downtown in December is actually a series of events that extends over several weeks. For example, you can spend Saturdays with Santa in in the heart of downtown, see the tree lighting festival, shop at the deluxe winter market, or skate at the Devon Ice Rink.  You can follow the events through the hashtag #DowntownInDecember.

Art lovers will enjoy the Oklahoma City Ballet. You can see holiday favorites like The Nutcracker, a classic performance made famous by the music of Tchaikovsky. Directed by Robert Mills, the OKC Ballet has been recognized by The Wall Street Journal, Dance magazine, and Playbill.

The ballet and Downtown in December are just two fun things that we at Westpointe CDJR recommend this winter.

Thanksgiving in Oklahoma City: Events and Activities

Thanksgiving in Oklahoma City | Westpointe CDJR | Yukon, OKThanksgiving is the time of year that families around the country gather to celebrate their blessings. There are a number of things to do this Thanksgiving in Oklahoma City, as there are multiple seasonal events for families, couples, and individuals. There’s truly something for everyone this Turkey Day in our neighborhood.

According to Metro Family Magazine, on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through November 26th, there will be fall family wagon rides and cookouts at the Honey Lee Ranch. This includes a campfire, s’mores, and more. There will be registration beforehand, as well as two ride times: 6:30pm and 7:00pm.

There’s also a free Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops, offering arts and crafts, activities, giveaways, and, naturally, the jolly man himself. There will be a complete list of events on the store website, and the wonderland will be up from November 11th to December 24th. Be sure to plan your visit with the kids.

Finally, there will be a number of 5Ks this Thanksgiving, especially on November 23rd. The Edmond Turkey Trot will be a 5K with an optional one-mile Family Wobble, and you’re also encouraged to bring dogs (on leashes). The OKC Turkey Tracks 5K will be in downtown OKC starting at 8:30am, and there will be a Turkey Day 5K at Normal High School benefiting the Cleveland County Habitat for Humanity.

These are just a few fun things to do this Thanksgiving with friends and family. We at Westpointe CDJR are glad the holidays are finally here again.

Unique Summer Activities in Oklahoma City

summer activities in Oklahoma City
Celebrate Summer in OKC

Sonic Summer Movies

Some of the best summer activities in Oklahoma City happens every Wednesday, SONIC, America’s Drive-In! hosts a free Sonic Summer Movie night at the Myriad Gardens on the Great Lawn, starting at 8 p.m. Movies this July include…

  • Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them, July 12
  • Moonrise Kingdom, July 19
  • 42 – The Jackie Robinson Story, July 26

Dive In Movies

If outdoor movies are your thing, but you’re looking for a different way to experience them, you can look elsewhere in OKC—like White Water Bay, which hosts Dive-In Movies (free with park admission) in the pool on Friday nights in July. Movies this month include…

  • Jungle Book, July 7
  • Zootopia, July 14
  • Captain America: Civil War, July 21
  • Finding Dory, July 28

Have any other summer activities in Oklahoma City that you’d like to share? Tell all of us at Westpointe CJDR in the comments below.

Where to Have Valentine’s Day Dinner in Yukon

Valentine's Day Dinner in Yukon

It’s time to plan a lovely Valentine’s Day for you and your loved one. Why travel out of town when there are plenty of delicious and romantic places to have Valentine’s Day dinner in Yukon?

 

Green Chile Kitchen

Spice things up this Valentine’s Day by heading to this green chili-centric Mexican restaurant. There are loads of entrees to choose from, plus popular starters like queso and layered dip. End the dinner with a slice of green chili apple pie.

 

Primo’s Restaurant Bar & Catering

If you’re looking to impress with the dinner menu, visit Primo’s where your date can choose from a rack of lamb or classic Italian pasta dishes. You can expect great service and an ambient setting perfect for Valentine’s Day.

 

Big Easy

The name says it all. This casual restaurant serves the best of New Orleans-style food, from beans and rice to blackened catfish to gumbo. Fill up on delicious, spicy food and then catch a movie at the theatre.

 

Louie’s Grill & Bar

If you and your date’s idea of romance is a casual setting where you can catch your favorite game on the tele, check out Louie’s. You’ll find well-prepared American classics like grilled burgers and creative salads that are sure to please.