Family-Friendly Fun at Edmond’s Old Fashioned Holiday Stroll - 405 Magazine

Family-Friendly Fun at Edmond’s Old Fashioned Holiday Stroll

Take a Holiday Stroll through Edmond’s historical sites while entertaining the whole family with trains, hot cocoa and Santa photos.

Image shows front of Edmond's Historical Museum

Photo provided by: the Edmond History Museum

Embrace the holiday spirit and take a stroll through the rich history of Edmond with a festive event that promises free holiday crafts, Santa photos, hot cocoa, model train demonstrations and an old-time atmosphere. The Holiday Stroll invites families and history enthusiasts to explore three significant historical locations within a few blocks of each other near Downtown Edmond.


Begin this year’s Holiday Stroll at the Edmond History Museum where the whole family will enjoy toy trains, children’s activities and the opportunity to explore the current exhibits including “Edmond’s Social Fabric: Quilts from 1890-2021.” 


Move on to the 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse which promises historical games and crafts while enjoying the rich history this location brings. Finally, stop by the Victorian Rodkey House to enjoy Santa photos, cookie decorating and hot cocoa. The warmth and charm of the Rodkey House will bring fun for all ages.


Scooters Coffee will be on-site providing hot cocoa, while the Sooner Division of Toy Train Operating Society, Oklahoma N-rail and Operation Lifesaver will showcase a variety of model trains. 


The Holiday Stroll is a collaborative effort hosted by the Edmond History Museum, Edmond Historical Preservation Trust and the Edmond chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. It embodies the community’s commitment to preserving and sharing the rich history of Edmond while creating cherished holiday memories for residents and visitors alike.


Don’t forget to take advantage of the 10% discount from the museum’s gift shop before you leave. There you’ll find special items such as handmade and holiday gifts. 


Gather the whole family and enjoy this magical journey through time, where the holiday spirit blends seamlessly with Edmond’s rich history. Join in on the festivities, create lasting memories and experience the joy of the season at Edmond’s Holiday Stroll.


The Edmond History Museum is located at 431 S. Blvd., and operating hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays. Admission is free, and more information is available online or by calling 405-340-0078. The 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse is located at 124 E. 2nd St. and is open every Saturday from 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit the website. 

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