What a great weekend we have in store here on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.  Whoever said there isn’t anything to do at the lake in the “off” season is going to be missing out on some great holiday fun, make sure you are here to enjoy all the fun!   On Saturday December 4th, there is some much going on it might be hard to take it all in but here is a list of a few things you might want to add to your calendar. 

The Polar Bear Plunge at Arrowhead Yacht Club….party starts at 11:00 with the jump at 1:00.  Call Arrowhead (918-782-3292) to register your jump team.  Arrowhead teams up with South Grand Lakers Helping Children for this event to provide food, clothing and toys during Christmas.  Be sure and take a toy to help area kids and your camera you won’t want to miss the jumpers leaping into the cold waters of Grand Lake.

Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees Christmas Parade by land or by Grand – the day kicks off at 2:00 with Mr. & Mrs. Santa at Disney City Hall.  They will be there from 2-4pm for pictures and after the parade at the Langley City Hall for pictures from 7:30-8:30pm.  The chili dinner kicks off at 2:00pm and runs till 8:00pm, sponsored by Grand Lake Fireworks.  The parade line up starts at 4:30 at the Disney Assembly of God, with the parade beginning at 6:00pm and ending at the Langley Ball Park.  If all goes well when the parade reaches the Pensacola Dam the Christmas Lights Boat Parade will also be arriving at the dam.  Want to watch both parades from a great view point and stay warm?  Join the Grand Lake Area Chamber of Commerce for a meet and greet parade viewing reception from 5-7pm in the GRDA Ecosystems and Education building Community Room.  We will have hot cocoa and cookies.   

If you miss the parade on Saturday, there is plenty more holiday fun to be had and here is just the tip of the iceberg.  December 2nd Pryor Christmas parade, December 9th Vinita’s parade, 10th Ketchum’s parade, 11th Grove’s parade.   

Don’t forget to take a drive over to Pine Lodge Resort and see their Winter Wonderland of Lights open nightly for 6-10. 

As you can see there is lots to take in this holiday season, and this is just the start of what’s happening.   If you need more information on any of these events, just give us a call at 918-782-3214. 

Hope you all have a great Grand Holiday Season.