5 Things to Do With Teens in OKC This Month




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When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We've hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids busy all month long. Oklahoma City has something special for everyone this June!

Here are our top 5 picks for things to do with teens & tweens this June:

June 3

NAMIWalk Oklahoma at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a 5K and one mile run benefiting the National Alliance on Mental Illness. There will be a dj, photo booth, poster making station, therapy dogs, resource tables, face painting, glitter tattoos and more. Prices vary. 9:30 a.m.

Oklahoma Songwriters Festival at ACM@UCO Performance Lab (329 E Sheridan Ave) features a showcase of the finest local musicians and songwriters as well as special guest pros from musical hubs like Nashville, Los Angeles and Austin. $25-$40. 7 p.m.

June 8 - 11

deadCENTER Film Festival in Downtown Oklahoma City (various locations) features new short films, documentaries, comedies, scary monster movies and some of the best independent films from around the world and all over Oklahoma. All Access Pass, $150; individual tickets, $10. See website for a full list of films and show times.

June 10

FREE Beats & Bites Festival at Riverwind Casino (1544 W State Hwy 9, Norman) features local food trucks and live entertainment by Pat Green under the stars. 6 – 11 p.m.

June 23 – 25

SoonerCon at Reed Conference Center (5800 Will Rogers Rd, Midwest City) is a celebration of speculative fiction art, literature, geek pop culture and fandom, features special guests, workshops, performances, gaming, films and panels with creative and STEM industry professionals. $25-$100. See website for a complete schedule of events.

Bonus Events:

June 9 – 18

“Bring It on: The Musical” at Pollard Theatre (120 W Harrison Ave, Guthrie) features a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. $15-$30. Friday – Sunday, 8 p.m.

 

Looking for even more family fun events? Check out our list of the top 10 FREE events happening this month or our list of best places to have fun with teens & tweens.

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