Hit play on this holiday favorite that was filmed right here in Oklahoma. You'd be surprised at how many movies were shot in the Sooner State, including several Christmas movies. We're quickly becoming the premier location for Hollywood studios and filmmakers. Oklahoma is known for its diverse land types and scenery which makes it the perfect location to accommodate various environments all in one place.


The 2013 holiday movie So This is Christmas was shot in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It was written by Tulsa's own Richard Foster and Deborah Foster and was directed by Richard Foster. It stars Lexi Ainsworth who's from Oklahoma City. So not only was it filmed in Oklahoma it was written and directed by Tulsans and even starred a native Oklahoman from OKC, how cool is that? It's pure homegrown holiday Sooner State movie magic.

The 2013 holiday movie So This Is Christmas was filmed in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Image Entertainment / RLJE Films.
Image Entertainment / RLJE Films.

When you watch the movie you'll recognize several locations from Tulsa, OK. including the Spotlight Theater, Will Rogers High School, and River Parks. So This is Christmas also stars Eric Roberts who plays Ashely's (Lexi Ainsworth) dad, the lovely and talented Vivica A. Fox is the stepmother. It's an incredibly talented cast.

So what's it all about? Here's a brief description from RLJE Films

"Eighteen-year-old Ashley's life is headed in the wrong direction. She's been hanging out with a bad crowd and seeking an escape from the drama at home. Everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family's house encourages her to volunteer for a Christmas play with underprivileged children. Ashley finds purpose by helping people in need and uses that to help heal her troubled family. Together, they discover the impact one person can make through the gift of giving."

Hit play on the video below to see the official So This is Christmas movie trailer

You can rent So This Is Christmas on Amazon Prime or buy it on DVD. So check it out and watch a homegrown holiday movie that was filmed in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It's a good movie with a great story.


There are more Christmas movies that were filmed in Oklahoma and we'll be sharing them with you throughout the holidays. Check back for more movies you can add to your "must-watch" list. Most of them will be available to stream and a lot of them if not all of them are completely free. You gotta love that.

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I think it's fair to say that each state probably has its own legends when it comes to restaurants. Pennsylvania has cheesesteaks, New York has wings and pizza, Texas has Franklin BBQ and Tex-Mex, etc...

Oklahoma is no different.

Birthed into statehood as a cattle state, there's no shortage of beef on any menu here, but there's a little room for chicken and fries too. Here are the absolute, hands down, best restaurants, in no particular order, everyone has to try in The Sooner State.

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Keep in mind that this isn't every speed trap in Oklahoma. 55% of all Oklahoma towns generate at least 10% of their municipal revenue... These are just the overachievers.

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