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The Tulsa Christmas Parade Is Bringing Santa Back To Downtown Tulsa

December 7, 2021

Category:  What’s New

Santa Claus! We know him! Come Downtown this Saturday at 11:00 a.m. to see your favorite characters and floats followed by the jolly ol’ man himself in Tulsa’s favorite holiday tradition. Be sure to note the new revised route and procession utilizing Cincinnati Avenue from 6th Street to 4th Street before returning to Boston Avenue.

Since 1926, the Tulsa Christmas Parade has entertained thousands of children and adults year after year as it winds through the historic streets of downtown Tulsa. Join in on the fun at this FREE event and see the streets of Downtown Tulsa lined with floats, balloons, and Santa Claus himself! The parade will also be televised on KTUL Channel 8.

The parade starts at 11 a.m., but plan to arrive early so you have enough time to find parking! Parking is available in the Downtown Days of Wonder featured parking garage—the Williams North Garage, located at 11 E. 1st St. This easy to access garage costs just $2 for evening and weekend parking. In addition to this parking garage, Downtown Tulsa has more than 1,000 on-street parking spaces available.

Click here to see and download this year's parade route.

The only crossing for traffic will be at 3rd and Boulder and 2nd and Boulder. All other streets along the route will be closed to all traffic and cross traffic. T.V. viewing area on 6th between Cincinnati and Detroit will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday Dec. 10th and open at 6:00 pm Dec. 11th.  On Dec. 11th, staging area will be closed at 7:00 a.m. Parade route will close at 10:15 a.m. and open at 1:00 pm. Disbanding area will close at 11:00 a.m. and open at 12:30 p.m.