Mayor's Christmas Party for Kids/Essay Contest
When: Saturday, December 2nd @ 1200 Lakeshore Drive in Yukon.
Essay Awards Ceremony 9:30am
Christmas Party 10:00am – 12:00pm
The Essay Contest awards ceremony will start at 9:30. The subject for the essay is “What Christmas Means to Me.” The top 3 winners in each division will be announced and have a chance to read their essay to the crowd.
Division I will consist of those in grades K-3rd and Division II for those in grades 4th-6th. The event will be held inside the Dale Robertson Center, Highway 66 and Yukon Parkway. The FREE contest is open to all Yukon students in grades K through 6th. Yukon Parks and Recreation will be awarding trophies for the top three entries in each division. All participants will be recognized and receive a certificate from Mayor Selby. Please include the student’s name, grade, phone number, email, school, and teacher on each essay. All essays should be turned in to their teachers before, November 10th. If you class is not participating and you still want submit an essay you can still turn in your essay to the Yukon Parks and Recreation Department by Nov. 10th. Located at 532 W. Main Street.
Immediately following the Essay Contest we will have the Mayors Christmas Party! This is designed to be a come and go event. Lots of special holiday guests are scheduled to attend. You can expect snacks, crafts, music, letters to Santa, and fun Christmas-themed games. For information, call 405-350-8937.
Sounds Of The Season
One of Yukon’s favorite traditions is back! The Oklahoma City Philharmonic presents the ‘Sounds of the Season’ holiday concert.
General admission tickets will be $5 and will be available at the Yukon Community Center, 2200 S Holly; Jackie Cooper Gym, 1024 E. Main; the Dale Robertson Center, 1200 Lakeshore Drive; as well as all YNB locations. Cash or checks (made out to the City of Yukon) are accepted. General admission tickets will also be available to purchased HERE on Nov. 20th
Reserved seating tickets will be $10 and only available at the Dale Robertson Center, while supplies last. Due to the popularity of the reserved tickets, they are limited to 6 per person. These will not be available until Nov. 20th
When: December 14th, 7:30pm @ the Yukon Fine Arts Auditorium- 850 Yukon Ave.
General Admission $5
Reserved Seating $10
This year’s concert features a NEW special holiday program that the OKC Philharmonic has lovingly prepared just for Yukon.
Conductor Alexander Mickelthwate is the Music Director of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic. Born and raised in Frankfurt, Germany, Alexander received his formal training from the Peabody Institute of Music. Following tenures as Assistant Conductor with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alexander served as Music Director of the Winnipeg Symphony for 12 years before joining the OKCPHIL in 2018.
The Sounds of the Season concert is hosted by the City of Yukon. It is made possible by generous sponsors who fund the event and make the very affordable ticket price possible. This year’s sponsors include Kirkpatrick Family Fund; YNB; Williams, Box, Forshee and Bullard, P.C.; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; BancFirst; Yanda & Son Funeral Home & Cremation Services; and Spanish Cove Retirement Community.
For more information about the City of Yukon’s Christmas events, call 405-354-8442, 405-350-8937
Calling all young Rick Barry's! Test your free throw skills in our annual Free Throw Contest! Contestants will be divided into one of these age groups: 6- to 7-year-olds, 8- to 9-year-olds, 10- to 11-year-olds, and 12- to 13-year-olds. Contestants will be placed into the appropriate age group based on how old they are the day of the event.
Date, Time, & Location
December 27, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St).
Free to enter and registration closes at 1:00 p.m. the day of the event. Click here to register online (LINK) or in-person at a Yukon rec center now!
6-year-olds to 13-year-olds