Winter in OKC

It's the most wonderful time of the year to discover the energy, excitement and spirit of the Modern Frontier!

Winter Guide

Oh, what fun you'll have in Oklahoma City this winter. From holiday happenings to indoor retreats perfect for cold weather days, here are the can't-miss attractions and events (including all things free) you can experience in OKC!

Explore Indoors

Oklahoma City typically experiences a mild winter season, but there's always a chance of chilly weather. When the temperatures drop, OKC's indoor attractions and museums are the perfect places to take cover from the cold while still experiencing the fun and unexpected features of the city.

Make Spirits Bright

'Tis the season to be jolly, and the Modern Frontier knows just how to get in the spirit! Explore downtown OKC with the annual yuletide celebration, Downtown in December. From seeing holiday lights at the OKC Zoo's Safari Lights to skiing at Riversport's Winter Glow, there is festive fun to be had all season-long. Discover more ways to celebrate the holidays in Oklahoma City with our guide. 

Indulge in Retail Therapy

Whether you're looking for the perfect souvenir or a gift for those special people in your life, Oklahoma City's dozens of local boutiques and businesses deliver on spectacular made-in-Oklahoma goods. Discover unique treasures at Painted Door Gift Boutique in the heart of Bricktown. Look to Plenty Mercantile for purposeful gifting, Commonplace Books for the book lovers in your life and Shop Good for the die-hard OKC fans. Looking for more? Our guide to shopping through the districts is here to help you plan your shopping excursion.

Pawsitively Chilly

Embrace the winter wonderland in OKC with your furry friend! Start your day with a visit to Bar K, a paw-some restaurant and dog park where your pup can play both indoors and out. Afterward, explore Oklahoma City's pet-friendly scene with welcoming hotels, restaurants and parks. With dog-friendly spots aplenty, you and your four-legged companion are in for a tail-wagging good time!

But First, Coffee.

If you like coffee a latte, you're going to want to indulge in a caffeinated creation from one of Oklahoma City's local coffeehouses! Find yourself a cozy coffee shop and sip on a locally-brewed cup of joe paired with the seasonal flavors of peppermint, eggnog and gingerbread.