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Chickasha Festival of Light 2024-2025

One of the top ten light shows in the USA draws lots of Christmas-spirit seekers to Oklahoma

Dates: November 18–December 31

Chickasha Festival of Light
Chickasha Festival of Light
Chickasha Festival of Light
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The massive Chickasha Festival of Light features over 3.5 million lights. The display is among the largest in Oklahoma and the whole of the country. A stunning drive-through light show, with more than a hundred light installations and scenes, is located in Shannon Springs Park, within an hour's drive from Oklahoma City. A computer-animated light display synchronized to holiday music is going to make an impression.

The main highlight of the Chickasha Festival of Light is a large 172-foot (52-m) Christmas tree visible for miles around the town. The park also has a Ferris wheel, a live nativity scene, many food trucks, a holiday gift shop, a carriage, an ice rink, and even camel rides. Kids can also enjoy a walkthrough of Santa's workshop.

Shanon Springs Park offers live entertainment for the whole family and more than 4 miles (6 km) of illuminated walkways with a decorated pedestrian bridge over the lake. An animal petting area and fun activities await visitors every day.

Hours & admission

Visitors can gaze at the lights free from 6 pm to 10 pm on Sunday–Thursday, and from 6 pm through 11 pm on Friday and Saturday. Despite free admission and parking, other activities have a fee. Volunteers can support the holiday tradition by donations—there will be special boxes placed throughout the park.

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Last updated: by Olha Savych