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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. In its early days, when Tulsa was a new town booming with rapid growth from the recent discovery of oil, the Christmas parade quickly became an annual tradition that has continued to be a favorite event for the past 90 years.
Jessica Gullo has served as creative director for Tulsa Christmas Parade since 2015 and enjoys researching and preserving history for others to enjoy. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) served as the mayor of Tulsa from 1978 to 1984 and was a member of the US House of Representatives from Oklahoma’s First District from 1987 to 1994. Since 1994, he has represented Oklahoma in the US Senate. For almost 40 years, Inhofe has been a fixture of the parade, riding his horse and greeting parade goers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Changes have been made to the parade route this year due to ongoing traffic on Boston Ave. If construction concludes by the parade date, we will follow the alternate outlined on the map.
Stay tuned for more information about our media sponsor and live broadcast information.
Award winners will be named at the end of the parade. A list of float categories for this year will be announced soon.
The Tulsa Christmas Parade Over The Years
Photos From Past Parades
Questions? Call Us at (918) 732-9403
Mailing Address: 1420 W. 35th Street Tulsa, OK 74107
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