Looking to start new traditions with your family, or need to get in the holiday spirit? Look no further than America’s Friendliest College Town as there is something for everyone this December! Here are the top 5 Holiday events you don’t want to miss in Stillwater!

Merry Main St.

Merry Main St. MuralThis local holiday gathering place runs every weekend until Christmas at Block 34 in Downtown Stillwater. Each weekend brings new events the whole family will enjoy! Pick out the perfect gift in one of four geometric domes with new vendors each week, then stroll to the live Christmas tree lot, enjoy some live music and a variety of food trucks, and end the night with a photo op in front of the Merry Main St. mural!

 

Classic Cinema at the Stillwater Community Center

White ChristmasEach month the Friends of the Stillwater Community Center and the Stillwater Community Center Foundation host a Classic Cinema movie night. In true Christmas fashion, December’s feature is White Christmas. A 1954 American Musical about two Broadway producers who meet two talented sisters and their journey to Vermont. Whether you love old movies or want to introduce your family to a classic don’t miss out on December 20th at the Stillwater Community Center!

Prairie Arts CenterPrairie Arts Center

From homemade Holiday pop-up cards, painting classes, paper lantern owls and even how to make your own Christmas tree pizza Prairie Arts Center has a class for you! Nestled in Downtown Stillwater the Prairie Arts Center is home to the top of the line art classes ranging from painting, pottery, and various youth events. Stop in this December for a class the whole family will enjoy!

 

Parade of LightsDowntown Stillwater Parade of Lights

  Kick-off the Holiday season and get in the Christmas Spirit with the Downtown Stillwater Parade of Lights happening December 5th at 7:00 p.m.   This year’s theme is Jingle Bell Christmas and will feature floats from various businesses and organizations around town! Get there early to get   the best spot to ring in the Holiday season!

 

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical at the McKnight CenterRudolph

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius and, of course, Rudolph, as they come to life in the musical! Don’t miss the chance to check out the newly opened McKnight Center on December 12th!

 

There is something for everyone this Holiday season! Check out the full list of Stillwater Holiday events below!

 

December 3 Fanfare of Lights

December 3 Tree Lighting Ceremony at Simmons Bank

December 5 Downtown Stillwater Christmas Parade of Lights

December 5 & 6 Poinsettia Sale at OSU Greenhouse

December 6 Lights on the Lake & Caroling at Lake Carl Blackwell

December 6 OSU Allied Arts Present: The Second City, the Good the Bad & the Ugly Sweater

December 6 What Sweeter Music: An OSU Choral Holiday featuring Leona Mitchell

December 7 Breakfast with Santa at the Stillwater Community Center

December 7 & 8 Cupcakes with Mrs. Claus at the Oklahoma WONDERtorium

December 7 Have Yourself a Cozy Christmas Shopping Event at the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce

December 7 Holiday Craft Show hosted by Payne County Expo Center  

December 7 & 8 Holiday Pop Up Shots at Prairie Arts Center

December 7 Santa in the Park – Lake McMurtry

December 8 Community Christmas Cantata Performance at First Baptist Church

December 10 Stillwater Public Schools Holiday Orchestra Concert

December 12 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical at the McKnight Center  

December 14 Cupcakes with Mrs. Claus at the Oklahoma WONDERtorium

December 14 Santa’s Workshop at Chris Salmon Plaza

December 17 Holiday Cookies & Trains at The Botanic Garden at OSU

December 17 Photos with the Grinch, Lifenet Inc.

December 19 Stillwater Community Singers Concert at the Stillwater Community Center

December 20 Classic Cinema at the Stillwater Community Center

 December 21 Santa’s Workshop at Chris Salmon Plaza

December 25 Stillwater Community Christmas Dinner