Holiday season is here—and for many homeowners, that means adding festive decorations to our homes—both inside and for our outdoor spaces. Around Tulsa, it’s not hard to see the beautiful extravaganzas everyone loves to show off at this special time of year. After all, everything from houses and businesses to restaurants, shops, and landscaping are decked out with gorgeous Christmas lights that make this season magical.
As installers of creative outdoor lights displays, our creative team at ProActive Landscaping can’t help keeping an eye out for outside decoration styles that pop from the curb. We love creating landscape designs that draw attention—so your home looks stellar any time of year.
And so many people enjoy viewing beautiful seasonal displays with their families that we decided to have a little fun and put together this list of great places to view Christmas lights in and around Tulsa. We hope you enjoy seeing many of these beautiful Tulsa area favorite spots as you celebrate the holidays with those you care about.
1. Utica Square
1709 Utica Square, Tulsa
One of Tulsa’s premier shopping areas, Utica Square knows how to put on a landscaping display that looks stunning. In spring, it’s tulips. In December, it’s Christmas lights, adding magical sparkle to the trees starting on Thanksgiving Day. Visit that day, and the kids will get to see Santa while enjoying Christmas carols.
2. Chandler Park
6500 W. 21st St., Tulsa
This public park area in Sand Springs, just north of Berryhill High School, offers a beautiful display called “Lights on the Hill.” This year, the lights go on at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 29, and they’ll be lit throughout December. Cruise the park or walk it to enjoy the scene.
3. Philbrook Festival
2727 S. Rockford Rd., Tulsa
One of the most beautiful museums in Tulsa, the Philbrook offers a holiday spectacular from November 29 through December 31 this year. View thousands of lights in their garden, plus special events like train rides, live music, a Lego Village, shopping and more.
4. Rhema Bible Church
1025 W. Kenosha, Broken Arrow
With over 2,000,000 lights on view around the large Rhema campus, this Christmas lights display has been a holiday staple for years. Beyond the sparkling decorations, you can enjoy hot chocolate, funnel cakes, live music performances, and carriage rides.
5. Tulsa Botanic Garden of Lights
Tulsa Botanic Drive, Tulsa
The lovely gardens here will be accented with beautiful Christmas glamour from the end of November through January 5. Along with the displays, there will be holiday music, warm drinks, a cash bar, s’mores kits, a food truck on site, and other fun for the whole family.
6. Gathering Place Winter Wonderland
2650 S. John Williams Way E., Tulsa
Throughout the month of December, Gathering Place will be transformed into a brightly decorated holiday spot. Beyond the thousands of lights, visitors can expect entertainment, festive foods, and an opportunity to make special memories with the family.
7. Local Neighborhoods
Many local neighborhoods hang Christmas lights and add to the sparkle of the season. And it can be a lot of fun to drive around and see what everyone’s home looks like at this time of year. These spots are known to have some of the best home Christmas light displays around:
- Swan Lake — Utica Ave. and 17th St., Tulsa
- Maple Ridge — between 15th St. and 31st St. between Riverside and Peoria Ave., Tulsa
- Silver Chase — 101st St. between Riverside and Yale Ave., Tulsa
- Forest Park South — 104th St. and Sheridan Ave.
- Aberdeen Falls — 106th St. & S. Fir Ave., Jenks
- Terwilleger Heights — S. Terwilleger Blvd., Tulsa
- Florence Park — 21st St. and Harvard Ave., Tulsa
Beautify Your Home’s Outdoor Spaces Year-Round
Inspired by these neighborhood displays? Your home landscaping can look gorgeous and eye-catching all throughout the year. We design and create dramatic Christmas lights displays in and around Tulsa. And we can also help you enhance your outdoor spaces with innovative features that have guests oohing and ahhing all year-round.
When you’re ready to take your outdoor spaces to the next level with well-designed hardscaping, outdoor lighting, planned gardens, pergolas and more, we’re here to help. Our creative team at ProActive Landscaping makes the process simple—you tell us what you want, we develop ideas with your taste in mind, and you enjoy the outdoor look of your dreams.
Contact us today to get a free quote—and see your vision for the outdoor spaces you’ve always wanted come into being, adding beauty and value to your home.