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100 Days of Summer Fun




There are about 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day and parents know that’s 100 opportunities to make great memories with kids. Here are some ideas for family fun throughout OKC all summer long:

 

 

  1. Take in some tunes at an outdoor concert
  2. Travel south for a kid-friendly Dallas adventure
  3. Dust off your bike and enjoy a family ride
  4. Catch a show at Winchester Drive-In
  5. Enjoy White Water Bay then settle in for a dive-in movie at sunset
  6. Learn outside the classroom at a nearby educational attraction
  7. Head to a story time at a local coffee shop
  8. Visit one of Oklahoma City's many free museums
  9. Discover a new piece of art at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art in Shawnee*
  10. Explore the Oklahoma panhandle
  11. Beat the heat at an indoor play place
  12. Take a road trip to all the children's museums in the state
  13. Visit the Oklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden
  14. Pick summer produce at a local farm
  15. Go on a nature hike
  16. Browse the OKCMOA exhibits then head to the rooftop for live music
  17. Grab the sidewalk chalk and make a miniature version of Oklahoma City in your driveway
  18. Take photos in front of OKC's iconic public art pieces
  19. Get your kicks on Route 66
  20. Go canoeing
  21. Challenge the family to a new game at a board game cafe
  22. Enjoy dinner al fresco
  23. Volunteer together as a family
  24. Watch the sunset at the Lake Hefner lighthouse
  25. Discover something new at a historic one-room schoolhouse
  26. Jump off the diving board at City Splash in Yukon
  27. Discover something new at a museum exhibit in town
  28. Shelter from the sun at an indoor pool
  29. Have a family movie night at home
  30. Travel back in time with a carousel ride
  31. Cool off under an Oklahoma waterfall
  32. Enjoy food trucks and live music at a neighborhood festival
  33. Go on a family picnic
  34. Pitch a tent for a summer camp-out
  35. Explore a local lake
  36. Go horseback riding
  37. Have a family tea time at one of these kid-friendly coffee shops
  38. Ride the lazy river around The Station at Central Park Aquatic Center in Moore
  39. Enjoy a round of mini-golf and a drive-in movie at the Chief in Chickasha
  40. Shop at an area farmers market
  41. Explore on two wheels at a nearby bike trail
  42. Savor a snow cone
  43. Explore new terrain at an Oklahoma state park
  44. Go down the double plunge slide at Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center
  45. Make a few rounds around the skating rink
  46. Make homemade jelly with locally-picked produce
  47. Watch a movie under the stars
  48. Set up a playdate with a friend at a new park
  49. Cool off at a splash pad
  50. Make a trek to Guthrie for a drive-in movie at the Beacon
  51. Find a Vacation Bible School to attend
  52. Dip your toe in an Oklahoma swimming hole
  53. Invite your neighbors over for a pancake breakfast
  54. Explore Native American cultures at a museum or pow wow
  55. Brush up on your swimming skills with some swim lessons
  56. Catch a flick during a summer movie program at an OKC theater
  57. Hear a story at The Oklahoma History Center's Okietales
  58. Enjoy an activity at the Myriad Gardens' Weekly Walk-Ups
  59. Get a Discovery Pack at OKCMOA and draw your favorite piece of art from the gallery*
  60. Refresh your kids' wardrobes at a consignment sale
  61. Learn something new at Saturdays for Kids at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
  62. Explore an Oklahoma summer festival
  63. Attend a summer camp
  64. Head to your nearest library and check out an audiobook for your summer road trip
  65. Milk a cow, create a masterpiece and play to learn at Oklahoma WONDERtorium Children’s Museum in Stillwater*
  66. See the fish and ducks at Myriad Botanical Gardens
  67. Visit a local library and sign up for the summer reading program
  68. Have a Sundae Funday at Freddy's Frozen Custard*
  69. Identify new plant species at Martin Park Nature Center
  70. Set up the tent inside for a festive camp-in
  71. Go bowling at Sooner Bowling
  72. Go on a scavenger hunt at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology*
  73. Head to Tuttle to tour Braum's Family Farm
  74. Take a twilight cruise on the Oklahoma River
  75. Drop a line at an Oklahoma City lake
  76. Have a water balloon fight
  77. Try indoor skydiving
  78. Wake up early and pick up donuts for breakfast
  79. Go to an OKC Dodgers game
  80. Ride a water taxi on the Bricktown Canal
  81. Climb to the top of Sandridge Sky Trail
  82. Buy a box of your favorite popsicles and enjoy them under a shade tree at a nearby park
  83. Run a 5K together as a family
  84. Discover an underwater world at the Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks
  85. Splash around at Water-Zoo Indoor Water Park in Clinton
  86. Jump around at a trampoline park
  87. Zipline across the Oklahoma River at Riversport Adventures
  88. Ride the Ferris wheel at the Wheeler District
  89. Ride Go-Karts at Celebration Station*
  90. Chisholm Trail Crawfish Festival
  91. deadCENTER Film Festival
  92. Stars & Stripes River Festival
  93. LibertyFest
  94. Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day benefiting OKC Zoo*
  95. Porter Peach Festival
  96. Red Earth
  97. Tinker Inter-tribal Pow wow
  98. Rush Springs Watermelon Festival
  99. Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival
  100. Geekapalooza

* Find special deals and discounts associated with these activities here. And, even more inspiration with all our summer resources.

Our sincere appreciation to Oklahoma Institute of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, sponsor of this 100 Days of Summer list. 

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