November is one of the most fun months of the year in Tulsa. As the city prepares for the holidays, there’s magic in the air. Families are encouraged to get out and get involved in as many things to do in Tulsa as they like. Most events are family-friendly which makes things a little on the difficult side. Finding the best events for families in Tulsa could be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, there is an easy-to-follow list ready for anyone interested in finding the most fun family events in Tulsa in November.
The are plenty of things to do in Tulsa for families during November as the whole city is preparing for the biggest holidays of the year.
Games in The Garden | Central Library | Nov. 2 through Nov. 30, 2017
The Central Library is playing host to some fun games for kids ages 4-10 after school in the month of November. The games will be played mostly outdoors so weather will play a factor in if the games will be played. From 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm, kids will have plenty to enjoy at the Central Library.
Light The Night Walk | River West Festival Park | Nov. 3, 2017
Light the Night is an event that is meant to bring light to the darkness of cancer. This event is a fundraising event that invites families to come and walk with lanterns to light up the night. Lanterns will be glowing different colors to represent those we’ve lost or those we’re fighting to keep. The event is free and so are the lanterns but all walkers are encouraged to raise funds to donate to further research and support those in need.
Santa’s Arrival | Woodland Hills Mall | Nov. 4, 2017
Woodland Hills Mall will be inviting the big guy in red to meet with families before the craziness of the holidays. Santa is expected to arrive at 2 pm outside the Acorn Entrance where he will start his grand tour of the mall. Once he arrives at the Winter Wonderland found in Dillard’s Court. Everyone will be able to take pictures, get their face painted, watch shows and enjoy hot chocolate.
4th annual Rock N’ Folk N’ Chili Cook-Off | Cain’s Ballroom | Nov. 11, 2017
People of all ages are invited to enjoy an evening of live music and entertainment alongside some of the best chili in Tulsa. Admission fees are $20 per person with kids under 12 being free and advanced tickets sold for $15 each. Admission will not only get you into the cook-off, it also includes all you can eat access to the chili cook-off. The fun begins at 5:30 with no re-entry. This may be the tastiest of all the things to do in Tulsa.
Superkids! Heroes Vs. Villains | Guthrie Green | Nov. 11, 2017
Children and parents are invited to come to the green dressed as their favorite superhero or villain. Once you’ve arrived, there will be special themed activities, food, entertainment and so much more. There will even be a few different courses to put your super strength to the test and you may recognize a few of the special guests.
Astronomy Night at Tulsa Botanic Garden | Tulsa Botanic Garden | Nov. 17, 2017
The Leonid Meteor Shower will be at its peak from 7:30 pm until 10 pm. Get one of the best seats in the house for the show at the Tulsa Botanical Garden. Not only will you see the shower through telescopes, there will be astronomers present as well. The astronomers will be able to answer any questions you may have about the stars above. Make sure to bring a blanket and some chairs so you can make the evening more comfortable.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert | Tulsa PAC-Chapman Music Hall | Nov. 18, 2017
There are few children and adults who haven’t heard of Harry Potter. But there are few who have heard Harry Potter quite like this. The film will be playing on a high-definition display while the live orchestra provides the music from the movie.
Harvest Fest | PH Community House | Nov. 18, 2017
Welcome to the second annual Harvest Fest in Tulsa, Oklahoma. One of the fastest growing things to do in Tulsa during the holiday season. During the event, which starts at 2 pm, there will be live music, a chili cook-off, classes, children’s activities, and more. The theme of the event is “harvest” and all activities are with that theme in mind.
Turkey Trot | BOK Center | Nov. 24, 2017
Thanksgiving dinner has just ended the night before and we’ll all be pretty stuffed. Now is the perfect time to work off that giant meal with a 5km, Fun Run, and Walk. The 5km will start at 8:30 am and the Fun Run and Walk will start at 9:30 am. All of the events will start at the BOK Center in Tulsa.
Arvest Winterfest | BOK Center | Nov. 24 through Jan. 7, 2018
The BOK Center will host more things to do in Tulsa during the holidays. Arvest Winterfest is one of the most popular holiday events in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Last year, over 150,00 visitors headed to Winterfest. Many different events will take place throughout the month of December. During November though, we can enjoy Ready, Set Glow and Breakfast with Santa. Ready, Set, Glow is the annual tree lighting ceremony.