Tulsa Christmas Parade

Tulsa Christmas Parade

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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. Throughout part of its history, the parade has been held at night, and Tulsa and the surrounding communities have come together to put on elaborate, twinkling displays--full of sparkling lights--including floats, marching bands, and large balloons, culminating each year with the guest of honor, Santa himself, making a special trip from the North Pole all the way to Tulsa, Oklahoma. This book explores the grandeur and excitement of Tulsa Christmas Parade's history against the backdrop of one of the largest collections of Art Deco architecture in the United States.

Author: Jessica Gullo
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 11/27/2017
Pages: 128
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.70lbs
Size: 9.20h x 6.50w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781467127653