Winter Wonderland presented by American Airlines
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Experiences Like None Other

Gathering Place is a home for spectacular, free events that showcase art, history, entertainment, and culture from around the corner and around the world! Check out the event calendar below to plan your visit.

Gathering Place Programming sponsored by Coterra



Winter Wonderland presented by American Airlines


December 17, 2021 @ 6:00 PM - December 26, 2021 @ 9:00 PM


QuikTrip Great Lawn

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Gathering Place will transform into a Winter Wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights on the QuikTrip Great Lawn! We'll spread holiday cheer with live holiday music, a winter market with holiday gifts made by local vendors, an elf dance party, festive food, and holiday drinks. Guests can visit ONEOK Boathouse to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and engage in hands-on activities at the Winter Wonderland workshop for kids of all ages (activities rotate nightly). 

*Santa is here every night except for Dec. 25 and Dec. 26 (he needs his rest after delivering toys!).  

Nightly Main Stage Schedule:

Majeste Pearson (Dec. 18), Hot Toast Music Co. (Dec. 19), Alexandria Moore (Dec. 20), Mark Gibson (Dec. 21), Ron Predl (Dec. 22), Sarah Maud (Dec. 23), Briana Wright (Dec. 24), Dean Demerritt (Dec. 25), and Konkoba Percussion (Dec. 26)

*No live music on Dec. 17 due to weather.  

6 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: elf dance party

6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m.: live music and surprise character appearances

Holiday Market Vendors
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December 26:

*No holiday market vendors on Dec. 17 due to weather.  

Donation Express 

From November 25-December 26, Gathering Place and FC Tulsa are hosting a canned food drive for families in need. Guests can bring their canned food items to the Donation Express train located in front of the ONEOK Boathouse during Winter Wonderland. All donations will go to South Tulsa Community House, a social service organization dedicated to assisting residents in the Riverwood neighborhood at 61st Street and Peoria Avenue.


Holiday lighting display installed by Roark Landscaping.