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The holidays have come and gone and some people are wishing for some more celebrating. Tulsa Oklahoma is ready to help make those wishes come true. There are many different ways to spend time with your family and friends in Tulsa, many different things to do in Tulsa for families. However, there are a few events that are more popular than the rest. It’s time we shake of the blues of leaving the holidays behind and enjoy our families in the new year.

There are plenty of things to do in Tulsa for families that will help celebrate the new year and enjoy the first month of 2018.

There are plenty of things to do in Tulsa for families that will help celebrate the new year and enjoy the first month of 2018.

Lantern Light Festival | Until January 14th

All winter long, from December 1st until January 14th, the night has been lit by the Lantern Light Festival. As a celebration of Chinese culture, the light festival brings to life a 2,000-year-old tradition. During the 6-week event, guests can enjoy Chinese food from different vendors, acrobatic performances, live music and of course, the lanterns. These lanterns are hand-made structures that can be seen from makeshift dragons or a leisurely stroll through the exhibits.

Crayons Improv Comedy Show | January, 12

Being part of the audience will also make your family part of the show during Crayons Improv Comedy Show. The comedy show is a family-friendly event and Crayons is committed to ensuring everyone gets a G-rated, funny show. Tickets for the show are only $5 with kids under 5 being free and the show starts at 7 pm until 8:30 pm.

Tulsa Martin Luther King Jr. Parade | January, 15

One of the most iconic and influential people in American history is Martin Luther King Jr. and one of the things to do in Tulsa for families is to celebrate him. The Martin Luther King Jr. Parade is a highly anticipated event for the community every year. There are hundreds of people who participate in the event which is filled with beautiful displays and fun music. This event is a great way to spend your afternoon in Downtown Tulsa and is free.

Garden Lecture Series | January, 18

There are few better things to do in Tulsa for families in 2018 than to enjoy a day in the botanical gardens. However, to make the time even more enjoyable, the Tulsa Botanic Garden will be hosting a lecture in the garden. This particular lecture is about where foods come from, more specifically, where veggies come from. It will be a fun way to spend the evening with the family to learn about where those veggies are coming from and even better to do it in a garden.

Tulsa Royal princess Ball | January, 21

Get ready for a magical day filled with fun for the whole family. Your favorite Princesses are putting on a ball filled with stage performances, music, dancing, picture opportunities and more. There are two sessions, the morning session, 9-11:30 am and an early afternoon session from 12:30-3 pm. Tickets start at $32 and everyone will be able to enjoy a Princess Ball like a royal from their favorite fairy tales.

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