Oklahoma City Tree Lighting

Festival & Virtual Holiday Special


Nov 17

2 S. Mickey Mantle Drive

Kickoff the holiday season and Downtown in December at this year’s Oklahoma City Tree Lighting Festival! One of the season’s most anticipated events,  the festival will take place in Bricktown on Thursday, November 17th, 2022, from 5-7pm on the Mickey Mantle Plaza of the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The festival, which is free and open to everyone, will include family-friendly activities such as photos with Santa Claus, face painting, caricatures, a Magic Elf, a letters to Santa station, and a showcase of holiday performances leading up to and following the countdown to the lighting of the Christmas tree by Mayor David Holt.

The Bricktown Christmas Tree sponsored by SONIC will be lit at approximately 5:50pm and will be on display through Christmas Day.


presented by Heartland

Nov 25

FOX 25 & Online

Following the festival, on Friday, November 25th, 2022, gather with your friends and family to watch the debut of the Virtual Holiday Special presented by Heartland online and FOX 25 to see the excitement of the tree lighting along with special program-only performances and guests.

The program will have something for everyone, featuring much-loved, familiar sights as well as new favorites. It will be available for viewing on television on FOX 25, and streamed on the FOX 25 Facebook page, website, and On-Demand app, as well as Downtown OKC’s YouTube channel, Facebook page, and this website.

Get in the holiday spirit and watch the 2021 Virtual Holiday Special below!

Stay tuned for more information about the Oklahoma City Tree Lighting Festival and Virtual Holiday Special coming soon!

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