Experience the Holidays in Odessa

Things to do!

Starbright Village

Join us at McKinney Park, 625 W Pool Rd (off of Interstate-20 and Highway 385), during the month of December as the City of Odessa invites you to Starbright Village, presented by First Basin Credit Union, the largest display of lights in the Permian Basin. Over 300,000 lights and Holiday themed displays bring the Holiday season to life. Whether you’re walking or driving through, this event will bring out your holiday spirit as the lights shine bright and the holiday music plays over the radio.

FREE – Starbright Village is open nightly, 6:00pm – 11:00pm, from now through January 1st. Donations are welcome to help keep this event free and add new displays for next year.  


Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Christmas Stream

Go back to a simpler time and celebrate this Christmas tradition with the whole family! See Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker from the best seat in the house; your living room! Take this opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones and experience the smash-hit Holiday tradition in this ground-breaking Video on Demand debut. Take a trip backstage with the cameras for a look at how the magic is made. Hear it first-hand from world-class artists, designers, and the creators of this cherished production. See the full performance as captured on stage plus an up-close look at the behind-the-scenes action. 

Make this Christmas special; don’t miss this celebration!

*Video will be accessible in your Marquee TV account at 7 PM CST on December 19, 2020, and will remain available until January 2, 2021.

Ice Skating at the MCM Mall

ice logoEnjoy Ice Skating at the Permian Basin’s only ice rink!
Phone: (432) 552-0200

Parties / Group Rates >>

Public Skating Sessions

* When ECISD is not in session, the rink will open to the public at 12:00PM.

Monday 11am-7:30pm
Tuesday 11am-5:30pm
Wednesday 11am-7:30pm
Thursday 11am-7:30pm
Friday 11am-7:30pm
Saturday 11am-3pm
Sunday 12pm-2:30pm

General Admission: $5.00 per session
Skate Rental: $3.00 per session
Sales Tax Included

All public skating times are subject to change without notice. Please call 432-552-0200 to confirm.


The Odessa Chamber of Commerce has compiled a great list of members who have gifting options for this holiday season. There list can be found here.