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A Classic Christmas at the Artesian


November 24, 2018 to December 22, 2018


The Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa celebrates with lavish decorations, carriage rides and a variety of family friendly activities. Classic Christmas festivities happen all season long beginning Nov. 24.

On Dec. 8 and 15, Santa will fly in from the North Pole for breakfast with his fans from 8–10:30 a.m. each day. Breakfast with Santa reservations include a hot breakfast served in the ballroom and an opportunity to meet and snap a photo with Santa. A 4x6 portrait will be included, with the option to buy more prints online.  In addition, live reindeer will greet guests from 8 a.m. to noon both days. Seats are $25 per person or $250 per table of 10. Reservations are required.

New this year, The Artesian Ballroom will host a Christmas Ball on Dec. 22 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The Christmas Ball will feature holiday décor, a dance floor and holiday music performed by Aubrey Anna. The Christmas Ball is free, but reservations are highly encouraged.

Two Fridays and Saturdays in December will feature visits from carolers and Mrs. Claus. Carolers dressed in Victorian garb will entertain guests from 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and Dec. 14-15. Mrs. Claus will also visit The Artesian on those days to sit by the fireplace and read stories from 6 to 8 p.m.

Horse-drawn carriages will offer tours through downtown Sulphur on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning Dec. 7 and running through the weekend before Christmas. Tickets are $40 per carriage ride. As carriages vary in size, reservations are required.

The Chickasaw National Recreation Area’s Historic Candlelight Tour is scheduled for Dec. 7 and 8 and will take visitors on a walking tour of Flower Park, which will be decorated with more than 1,000 candlelit luminaries. Tours will begin at 6 p.m. and run through 9 p.m. both nights. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 580-622-7234.



The Artesian Hotel Casino and Spa, View map
1001 W 1st St,
Sulphur, OK, US

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