The holiday season is upon us, bringing with it a winter wonderland of festivities, celebrations, and Christmas cheer. This time of the year is truly enchanting, from the glittering lights adorning streets to the warmth of family gatherings. If you’ve been considering LASIK, the holiday season is the perfect time to find a fresh perspective and experience the holiday magic with the wide-eyed wonder that clear vision delivers.
So, step into the holiday season with us as we explore a collection of festive activities and traditions that become infinitely more enjoyable with the gift of clear vision.
1. Snow-Covered Adventures: Skiing, Snowboarding, and More
For winter sports enthusiasts, the holiday season is synonymous with hitting the slopes. Picture yourself gliding effortlessly down a snow-covered mountain, the crisp winter air filling your lungs, and your board or skis carving a path through the fresh powder.
Now imagine doing it without the hindrance of wearing glasses behind your goggles or the discomfort of contact lenses frozen to your corneas.
LASIK provides the freedom to fully embrace the thrill of winter sports without worrying about fogged-up lenses or the risk of losing your glasses in the snow. It’s not just about clear vision; it’s about enhancing the entire experience, making every trip down the mountain a run to remember.
2. Glistening Ice Skating Rinks and Crystal-Clear Vision
Ice skating is a classic holiday activity that brings joy to individuals of all ages. Whether you’re twirling under the twinkling lights of an outdoor rink or enjoying a leisurely skate with loved ones, LASIK ensures that you see the ice beneath you and the pile of people in front of you with perfect clarity.
LASIK allows you to fully immerse yourself in the joy of gliding across the ice. No more squinting through fogged-over glasses as you navigate the rink or worrying about the brisk winter air drying out your contact lenses. When you hit the ice, the only thing you should be thinking about is creating timeless memories with vision as sharp as the blade on your skates.
3. Capturing the Holiday Magic: Photography and LASIK
From professional photos with Santa to ussies in front of the tree, holiday photography is an art form where every style of snapshot captures the essence of the season.
Whether you’re documenting family gatherings, festive decorations, or the beauty of a winter landscape, clear vision is essential to frame the perfect shot. LASIK gives photographers the advantage of sharp, precise vision, allowing them to focus on composing breathtaking images without the interference of glasses or the hassle of adjusting contact lenses.
And when you inevitably find yourself in front of the camera, you definitely don’t want to be the one who ruins the group shot with foggy lenses or by squinting at the camera.
With the clarity that LASIK brings to your vision, you can preserve the magic of the holidays through the camera lens.
4. Holiday Travel: Navigating Airports and New Destinations
For many, the holiday season means travel, whether it’s to visit family, explore new destinations, or embark on a winter getaway.
Clear vision is particularly crucial during travel, from reading airport signs to taking in unfamiliar places’ scenic beauty. LASIK eliminates the need for travel-sized lens solutions, spare glasses, and the constant worry of misplacing or damaging eyewear and losing contact lenses.
Imagine strolling through a charming Christmas market or exploring a snow-covered cityscape with nothing obstructing your view—a liberating experience made possible by LASIK.
5. Nighttime Magic: Holiday Light Displays with LASIK
Holiday light displays are a visual spectacle, illuminating the night with a kaleidoscope of colors and shapes.
LASIK enhances your ability to fully appreciate the beauty of these displays, especially in low-light conditions. Imagine strolling through a winter wonderland, the lights shimmering with unparalleled clarity.
LASIK sharpens your vision and allows you to see the intricate details and vibrant colors that make holiday light displays truly magical.
6. The Heart of the Holidays: Quality Time with Loved Ones
Perhaps the most cherished aspect of the holidays is spending quality time with family and friends. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, clear vision enhances every moment.
LASIK allows you to be fully present and engaged, unencumbered by the inconveniences of glasses or contacts. Imagine seeing the joy on a loved one’s face during gift exchanges, the twinkle in a child’s eye as they unwrap presents, and the warmth of shared laughter around the dinner table. LASIK can transform holiday gatherings into crystal-clear memories you’ll cherish for a lifetime.
Holiday Cheer in the Heart of Oklahoma
From dazzling light displays to enchanting winter wonderlands, family-friendly festivities await in every corner of the OKC metro. Whether you’re considering LASIK at nJoy Vision this holiday season or not, these local activities and must-see attractions promise to deliver the true magic of the holidays to all.
Downtown in December
- Devon Ice Rink
- Lights on Broadway
- Holiday Pop-up Shops in Midtown
- Myriad & Bright at the Myriad Botanical Gardens
- ’Tis the Season at Scissortail Park
- Lyric’s A Christmas Carol
- OKC Ballet’s The Nutcracker
- Merry Midtown
- Downtown Light Displays
- Katiebug’s Vintage Christmas
- Miracle Cocktail Bar at Social Capital
Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s
The Bass Pro Shops Santa’s Wonderland features a free 4×6 photo with Santa. During your visit, children can mail their letters to Santa and receive free giveaways while supplies last.
Edmond Ice Rink
Edmond Ice Rink at Mitch Park in Edmond offers ice skating, holiday music, and food. Prices are $14 with skate rental, $10 if you bring your own skates, $11 with military ID, and $10 for ages 5 & under.
Crest on Ice
Crest on Ice in the Crest Foods parking lot in Norman features outdoor ice skating on a 4,100 sqft. ice rink made of real ice. $13 with skate rental, $10 if you bring your own skates, $11 with military ID, and $10 for ages 5 & under.
Yukon Ice Rink
Yukon Ice Rink at Chisholm Trail Park in Yukon features outdoor ice skating on a 4,100 sqft. ice rink made of real ice. $13 with skate rental, $10 if you bring your own skates, $11 with military ID, and $10 for ages 5 & under.
Polar Express Train Ride
The Polar Express Train Ride at the Oklahoma Railway Museum is an interactive experience for families of all ages where you can relive the magic of the classic holiday story on a real train. Prices are $50-$77 for adults and $44-$72 for children (2-11).
Chickasha Festival of Light
Chickasha Festival of Light at Shannon Springs Park is FREE to walk or drive through. Parking is also free. Additional paid features and activities include ice skating, a Ferris wheel, a carousel, carriage rides, camel rides, food trucks, Santa photos, and a roundtrip shuttle from 100 W Chickasha Ave.
Yukon’s Christmas in the Park
Yukon’s Christmas in the Park at Yukon City Park and Chisholm Trail Park is Oklahoma’s largest drive-thru light display, featuring nearly three miles of illuminated fun with 5 million lights and over 500 one-of-a-kind light displays. Admission is FREE. Additional paid activities include ice skating and train rides.
Downs Family Christmas Lights
The Down’s Family Christmas Lights in Norman is a holiday light display synchronized to a Christmas music playlist. The light show uses more than 280,000 lights and over 18 miles of light strands. Admission is FREE.
Midwest City Holiday Lights Spectacular
The Midwest City Holiday Lights Spectacular at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park is a one-and-a-half mile-long drive-thru light display featuring more than one million lights, an amazing 118-foot Christmas tree illuminated with over 9,000 LED bulbs, an impressive tunnel of lights, Santa fly fishing in a 15-foot waterfall, elves baking in the candy factory, and so much more. Admissions FREE.
North Pole Adventure
North Pole Adventure at Walnut Square Center is a one-of-a-kind interactive Christmas attraction for the entire family. Kids and parents alike will experience what it’s like at the North Pole and see firsthand what it takes for Santa and his elves to prepare for Christmas each year. Admission is $20 per child (13 years of age or under) and includes one adult admitted free with each paid child’s admission. $5 per additional adult.
Holiday Classic Movies at Harkins Cinemas
Enjoy special presentations of classic Christmas films at Harkins Bricktown 16 for only $5 on Tuesdays at 7 pm and Wednesdays at 1 pm.
Purcell’s Christmas Parade – DECEMBER 14
Purcell’s Christmas Parade in Historic Downtown Purcel has everything you could wish for in a country Christmas parade – bands, dancing, tractors, horses, and decorated floats. Admission is FREE.
Merry Mitchmas – DECEMBER 16
Merry Mitchmas is a festive 5k & 10k at Mitch Park in Edmond with a scenic winter wonderland route. Registration is $40.
Noon Year’s Eve Eve – DECEMBER 30
Ring in the new year a little early by celebrating Noon Year’s Eve Eve at OKCMOA. With Museum admission, you can participate in scavenger hunts and sketching activities in the galleries, create a crown with MetroFamily Magazine, and gather in the lobby for punch, cookies, and a balloon drop at noon! This event is FREE for Museum Members and kids 17 and under. Non-member tickets are $16.95 for adults and $14.95 for seniors 62+.
A Clear View of Holiday Joy
As you navigate the winter wonderland of holiday activities, LASIK offers the gift of clear vision, which keeps giving long after the decorations are packed away. From the exhilaration of winter sports to the warmth of family gatherings, every holiday experience becomes richer and more vibrant with LASIK.
This season, consider giving yourself the gift of clear vision and stepping into the holidays with eyes wide open to the magic surrounding you. After all, there’s nothing like walking in a winter wonderland with the crystal-clear vision that LASIK provides.