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The Holidays are coming. The kids will be out of school. What are you going to do with all that time? How about a road trip? Lisanne sat down with representatives from Central Oklahoma Frontier Country Marketing to show off some great holiday lights, parades, festivals, and good old fashioned family fun.

For more information go to : www.oktourism.com

 ·         Central Oklahoma's Frontier Country includes the 12 central counties of Oklahoma, including the cities of Oklahoma City, El Reno, Yukon, Stillwater, Shawnee and Norman.

·         Norman's holiday events include performances of White Christmas at the historic Sooner Theatre in downtown Norman along with the Christmas Parade in downtown Norman and other activities including beautiful museums to check out.

·         The Territorial Christmas Celebration in Guthrie, Oklahoma. This celebration of the holidays in Territorial-style features a variety of activities including candlelight trolley tours, historic home tours, Pollard Theatre productions of A Territorial Christmas Carol and Victorian Walks. Victorian Walk evenings take place Dec. 8 and 15 at 5 p.m. with music and carolers as you stroll along the lighted streets of historic downtown Guthrie to see live window scenes with patrons in territorial dress and shop for Christmas gifts in the specialty shops.

·         Stillwater's downtown Christmas Parade of Lights on December 6 and the Town and Gown Theatre's production of Plaid Tidings. Don't miss Stillwater's new children's museum, the WONDERtorium, and of course a meal at Eskimo Joe's.

·         A few of our other holiday events include:

o   Explore downtown Oklahoma City this the holiday season during the annual Downtown in December winter celebration Nov. 23-Jan. 1. For 42 days, Downtown in December features an abundance of holiday activities including an outdoor ice skating rink at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, snow tubing at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, a Segway Santa, free movie Mondays at Harkins Bricktown Theater, free Water Taxi rides along the beautifully-lit Bricktown Canal and more.

o   Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Festival of Light in Chickasha is one of the top-rated light displays in the region and brings in more than 300,000 visitors from across the United States each year. Only 35 miles southwest of Oklahoma City, the 43-acre Shannon Springs Park can be toured for free by car, carriage ride or by foot along paved trails from Nov. 20 to Dec. 31 from 6 to 11 p.m. nightly. The Festival of Light features 3.5 million lights, hundreds of displays with music and movement, live nativity and warm gift shop with homemade cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate, gifts and more.

o   The City of Yukon's Christmas in the Park is an illuminated, self-guided and drive-through tour of four million twinkling lights, 360 lighted displays, music and movement spanning 100 acres of three interconnecting parks. The 50-foot Colossal Christmas Tree is the feature with more than 12,000 multi-colored lights at City Park. Train and horse-drawn wagon rides are available on select nights. Christmas in the Park is free and runs Nov. 17 through Dec. 31 from 6 to 11 p.m. nightly.