With the Christmas tree decorated and all of our stockings hung with care, ‘tis the season for festive fun at Riverwind! We’re counting down the days until Christmas with 12 days of holiday excitement happening here and around Norman.
1. Norman WinterFest
Christmas comes alive at Legacy Park on Dec. 14 when the Norman Parks and Recreation Department hosts WinterFest 2019! Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, inflatables and plenty of holiday activities, capped off by the official Christmas tree lighting ceremony, courtesy of the Wells Family Christmas Tree Farm.
2. Concerts at Riverwind
There’s never been a better time to catch a show at the Showplace Theatre! Upcoming entertainment includes Travis LeDoyt on Jan. 4, Neal McCoy on Jan. 10 and Chris Tucker on Jan. 18.
3. Sam Noble Museum Holiday Happening
Cookie decorating, winter games and pictures with Santa are just a few of the exciting activities for the family at Holiday Happening, Dec. 5.
4. Gift Shop Promotions all Month
Get your gift shopping done early this year and enjoy great deals at the Riverwind Gift Shop! Save 30% on all Michael Kors and Fossil brand watches, and 20% off all Oakley apparel and accessories this month. Plus, don’t miss all new Opolis-branded OU and OKC Thunder gear!
5. Norman Philharmonic Candelight Carol Service
Get in the Christmas spirit with The Zielinski Singers at McFarlin Memorial UMC as they perform seasonal music to celebrate the 56th Annual Candlelight Carol Service, at 7 PM on Dec. 8
6. Selfie with the Tree
Head over to our beautiful Christmas tree in the south entrance, take a selfie and post it to our pinned Facebook post for your chance to win one of three $100 Riverwind Gift Cards!
7. Sooner Theatre presents “ELF: The Musical”
Enjoy a modern holiday classic featuring Buddy and all your favorite characters in “ELF: The Musical” at the Sooner Theatre, Dec. 13-15.
8. $80,000 Merry Money Giveaway
Play all month with your Wild Card to earn entries for your chance to win a share of $80,000 in our Merry Money Giveaway! Don’t forget about 5X entries on Mondays and Tuesdays.
9. Norman Christmas Parade
We’ll be “Making Spirits Bright” at the annual Christmas parade through the streets of downtown Norman at 6 PM on Dec. 14.
10. The River Christmas Buffet
Celebrate Christmas Day the Riverwind way – at The River Buffet! Enjoy our exclusive Christmas Day menu, featuring roasted prime rib, a comfort food station and a seafood station from 11 AM to 5 PM.
11. Norman Ballet Co. presents “The Oklahoma Nutcracker”
Experience Christmas’ most iconic tradition – with a twist! The Norman Ballet Company presents “The Oklahoma Nutcracker,” featuring guest artists from the New York City Ballet Company, at the Nancy O’Brian Center for the Performing Arts on Dec. 21 and 22.
12. Ring in the New Year at Riverwind
The holiday celebrations don’t end on Christmas. Join us for the biggest New Year’s Eve party in town, featuring a live performance from Gary Allan, a Glitz and Glamour costume contest and $125,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs!