Holiday Events

Ponca City Now - December 12, 2023 6:20 am

*Lake of Lights at Kaw Lake

 Looking for something fun to do? Kaw Lake staff invites you to join them for Christmas drive thru lights  6 – 9pm thru January 2 at McFadden Cove Campgrounds, 7764-8824 E Lake Rd, Ponca City (map).
*12 Nights in Awesomeville
6:00pm – 8:00pm at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church 1904 North Pecan Road
Stroll under the 9-ft.-tall lighted and decorated Christmas Arbors to the sounds of Christmas music. Mrs. Claus will have complimentary decorated tree-shaped waffles on a stick and hot chocolate! Every THURSDAY night, kids can participate in a craft project to make an ornament to take home. Photo-op area with 9-ft.-tall lighted and decorated Christmas trees. Park in the church’s West parking lot, off Hartford. Follow the lights up the hill to Awesomeville, in the North parking lot. Cart rides available for those in need. This project is a gift from St. Paul’s United Methodist Church to our community.
*Animated Christmas Light Displays-
McCord Lights- 1.5 miles South of Hwy 60 on McCord Road
Lights of Lutheran-First Lutheran Church 5th & Liberty St.
Christmas on Pine Street-1405 N. Pine

*Festival of Angels LightsNow Thru December 30 from 6-10pm nightly

Ponca City’s Holiday Lighting Celebration, originally on the grounds of the Marland Mansion with 20 displays, now has more than 300 displays at 3 citywide locations. See one of the largest animated Christmas light displays in Northern Oklahoma and Southern Kansas. Visit the host angel at the Pioneer Woman to get your map of the other locations. Follow the lighted directional signs and experience a colossal exhibit of twinkling lights, heavenly angels and animated displays throughout the city. The Festival Locations Include: * Fantasy Gardens – Cann Memorial Gardens, 14th & Grand Ave. * Angel Host – stands 30ft tall to greet visitors at the Pioneer Woman Statue, 14th & Lake Road * A Mile of Angels – Lake Ponca Park – 2 miles east on Lake Road, then north on Kygar Road to L.A. Cann Drive

*Ponca City High School-

December 12-Po-Hi Chorale and Orchestra free Concert 7 pm at the Concert Hall on Overbrook

December 14-High School Band free concert starts at 7pm in the Concert Hall on Overbrook

PCPS Winter Break-December 18-January 2

*Ice on the Plaza – Downtown Ponca City

December 16: Live Penguins from Tanganyika Wildlife Park from 1:00-3:00 pm. Sponsored by MakeKings

December 17: Live Reindeer with viewing and educational opportunity Free, feeding, and photo opportunities $20 from 1:00-3:00 pm. Sponsored by CPM/Bliss Industries

Fruity Patooties Food Truck at Ice on the Plaza

*Ponca City Chamber-

December 21: Ponca City Chambers Santa Buck Giveaway.

Drawing begins at 7pm on local radio stations. [email protected]

*Ice on the Plaza – Downtown Ponca City

December 23: Live Penguins from 1:00-3:00 Sponsored by MakeKings

Fruity Patooties Food Truck

For more information about events happening at Ice on the Plaza, visit


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