Holiday light displays


Thursday, November 25th 2004, 5:21 pm
By: News On 6


Here is a roundup of holiday light displays throughout the state of Oklahoma.

ADA _ Wintersmith Light Display is the town's annual Christmas light display through Dec. 31, Sunday through Thursday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Wintersmith Park. Information: 580-436-6300.

ALTUS _ Christmas in the Park includes lighted displays featured throughout the park, daily from dusk to 10 p.m., Hightower Park. Information: 580-482-0210.

ANADARKO _ Holiday Celebration with lighted displays and towering trees, huge poinsettias, toy trains, horse-drawn carriages and more, through Dec. 31, dark-10 p.m., Randlett Park. Information: 405-247-6651.

ARDMORE _ Festival of Lights is a 1.5 mile drive through of Christmas lights and more than 90 displays, many of them animated, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Regional Park. Information: 580-221-5118.

BARTLESVILLE _ Fantasyland of Lights Festival with thousands of lights, animated displays, plus appearances by Santa and horse-drawn carriage rides on weekends, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Johnstone Park. Information: 918-333-4978.

BARTLESVILLE _ Woolaroc Wonderland of Lights with over 300,000 lights decorating the grounds and facilities and includes entertainment, wagon rides and a visit from Santa through Dec. 19, Friday through Sunday, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Woolaroc Ranch. Information: 918-336-0307. Web site: http://www.woolaroc.org

BETHANY _ Christmas Wonderland is a drive-through light display featuring holiday music, costumed characters and photos with Santa, through Dec. 25, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., The Children's Center, 6800 N.W. 39th Expressway. Information: 405-789-6711.

BROKEN ARROW _ Holiday Lights in Central Park is a drive through light display, through Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-midnight, Central Park. Information: 918-251-1518.

BROKEN ARROW _ Rhema Christmas Light Tour has over two million lights and animated displays, through Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-midnight, Rhema Bible College, 1025 W. Kenosha. Information: 918-258-1588.

CHECOTAH _ Lake Eufaula State Park Holiday Light Tour is a display that includes a 40-foot animated dinosaur and a frog pond in lights, through Dec. 31, dark-10 p.m., Lake Eufaula State Park. Information: 918-689-4607.

CHICKASHA _ Festival of Lights featuring 2.5 million lights on a 43-acre park, with 90 lighted displays, a 16-story tall Christmas tree, carriage rides and pictures with Santa, through Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Shannon Springs Park. Information: 405-222-9627.

DUNCAN _ Lighting the Trail is a holiday extravaganza with a Southwest flair, through Dec. 31, Friday-Saturday, 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Sunday-Thursday, 6:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Fuqua and Memorial Park. Information: 580-255-3644.

ELK CITY _ Christmas in the Park featuring fun and animated light displays, the Candy Cane Express, a miniature train ride, the Mistletoe Express, and English double-decker bus ride and visits with Santa on his giant sleigh, nightly with activities on Friday and Saturday, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ackley Park, located on Route 66. Information: 580-225-0207.

ENID _ Enid Lights up the Plains is a mass of lights decorating the downtown area through Jan. 1. Information: 580-234-1919.

HULBERT _ Lights in the Park with spectacular lights in the park, starting at 6 p.m., through Dec. 31. Information: 918-772-2108.

KINGFISHER _ Kingfisher in Lights is a drive through or train ride through more than 60 exhibits featuring more than one million lights, through Dec. 30, Monday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., City Park. Information: 405-375-4445.

LAWTON _ Boulevard of Lights featuring more than one million lights, 50 major displays, carriage rides and Christmas caroling, through Jan. 2, 6 p.m.-midnight, W. Gore Boulevard. Information: 580-353-4141.

MIDWEST CITY _ Holiday Lights Spectacular is a 1.5 mile drive though a light display with a 118-foot Christmas tree, horse-drawn carriage rides, music, entertainment and hot air balloon rides, Sunday-Thursday, 6 pm.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Joe Barnes Regional Park. Information: 405-739-1293.

MUSKOGEE _ Garden of Lights Festival with a 120-acre park with trees, bushes and water areas decorated with colored lights and animated displays, through Jan. 1, Sunday-Thursday, 5:30 pm.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Honor Heights Park. Information: 918-684-6302. Web site: http://www.muskogeeparks.com

OKLAHOMA CITY _ OG&E Garden Lights at the Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge featuring thousands of holiday lights that illuminate everything from sidewalks and waterfalls to orchids and palm trees, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday noon-6 p.m., Myriad Botanical Gardens. Information: 405-297-3995. Web site: http://www.myriadgardens.com

PONCA CITY _ Festival of Angels Holiday Lighting Celebration continues with twinkling lights, angels and animated holiday displays in five locations, 6 p.m.-10 p.m. nightly, Fantasy Garden at Cann Botanical Gardens, Southern Hospitality at Marland's Grand Home, a Mile of Angels at Lake Ponca Park, Angel Host at the Pioneer Woman Statue and a Palace on the Prairie at Marland Estate. Information: 580-762-2273. Web site: http://www.festivalofangels.net

TAHLEQUAH _ Festival of Lights with theme displays and a sparkling bridge lights up the winter sky, dusk-10 p.m., Sequoyah City Park. Information: 918-456-3742.

TUTTLE _ Tiger Safari Festival of Lights with 45 acres of lights and exhibits with the opportunity to walk through the park or experience a hayride or horse drawn carriage ride while listening to and viewing exotic animals, through Dec. 31, Sunday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Frisco Road, I-44 exit 108, go west of Hwy. 37 for 10 miles than south on Frisco Road for 2.6 miles to park entrance. Information: 405-381-9453. Web site: http://www.tigersafariorg.com

WOODWARD _ Crystal Christmas with more than 2 million lights displayed throughout the park and includes carriage and train rides, tram rides and walking trails, Sunday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Crystal Beach Park. Information: 580-256-7411.

YUKON _ Christmas in the Park is a drive-through holiday lights display through Dec. 31, 6 p.m.-8 p.m., City Park. Information: 405-354-7208.