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An Oklahoma City Downtown tradition returns again this year. The event will feature such exciting festivities as outdoor ice skating, water taxis along the Bricktown Canal, snow tubing rides, plenty of great shopping and food as well as beautiful lighting and decorative displays.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December 28, 2012
An Oklahoma City Downtown tradition returns again this year. Starting in December of 2002, Bricktown and other close proximity areas unveil a winter wonderland of lights and holiday spirit. Dating back to 2002 and under the operation of the Downtown Oklahoma City Inc., funded by the business improvement group of downtown businesses, Downtown in December has grown exponentially. The early years had modest budgets, and 2005 saw one of over $1 million. The event has only continued to grow in popularity and scope.
This year’s 2012 Downtown in December runs through January 5th, 2013. The event will feature such exciting festivities as outdoor ice skating, water taxis along the Bricktown Canal, snow tubing rides, plenty of great shopping and food as well as beautiful lighting and decorative displays. OKC Hotels like the Bricktown Hotel and Conference Center offer free shuttle service and discounted rates for the Holiday season. Below are brief list of events that the Bricktown Hotel and Conference Center offers free taxi shuttle service to when staying at the Bricktown Hotel and Conference Center.
Devon Outdoor Ice Rink - Beginning November 17th at the Myriad Gardens, visitors can ice skate outside from 3 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, 3 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays. The cost is $10 on the 62 by 150 foot rink. It's only $7 if you supply your own skates, and the rink is also available for private parties. Call (405) 297-3423.
Santa’s Adventures on the Oklahoma River – Runs through January 5th (9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday), visit the Oklahoma River for a new attraction in 2012 that includes a 200-foot zip line, an extreme air jumper, a rock wall climb, and four inflatable bounce houses. Also, kids ages 3 to 9 can paddle in the reflecting pool at the Chesapeake Boathouse. Cost is $10 per person for a one-time zip line ride with unlimited attractions or $20 for a day pass that includes unlimited zip line rides and attractions.
Holiday Light Displays - From the Myriad Gardens lights around the skating rink to the lights along the canal and in Automobile Alley, there may not be a better collection of holiday lighting in the state. Displays will be lit beginning November 23rd.
Looking for some free activities during the Holiday season? See the festival lights from another perspective on one the Water Taxi Rides.
The Bricktown Hotel and Conference Center is currently offering free shuttle service to these events for your stay at the hotel. Hotel rooms can be booked online at http://www.bricktownhotelokc.com or by calling the hotel direct at (405) 235-1647.
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