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 having fun all month long. Oklahoma City has something special for everyone!

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

Weekly on Thursdays

Red Dirt Roots at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features field trips to museums, homesteads and historical sites. Lunch will be included for some of the trips. Transporation is included as well. Preregister. For ages 10 - 17. Prices vary. 9 a.m.

Select days throughout June

FREE Geeks in the Wild at the Metropolitan Library System (various locations) features Features a fandom-rich, hands-on program presented by Science Museum Oklahoma with activities based on pop culture obsessions including Harry Potter, Marvel, DC, Star Wars, Doctor Who and more. Preregister. For ages 12 & up. See website for times and locations.

June 6 - 9

deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City (various locations) features short films, documentaries, comedies, scary monster movies and some of the best independent films from around the world. Plus, you might just see a movie star or two. See website for a full list of films and show times.

June 8

Dive-In Movies at The Station Aquatic Center (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features a pool-side screening of “The Meg.” $5. 8:30 - 11 p.m.

June 23 - 28

“Titanic” at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features the Tony Award-winning production based on real people aboard the legendary ship. $42 & up. See website for show times.

Bonus Events

June 7 - 9

SoonerCon at Embassy Suites Norman (2501 Conference Dr, Norman) features a celebration of fiction art, literature, geek pop culture and fandom, featuring an art show, special guests, workshops, performances, gaming, costume contest, films and panels with creative and STEM industry professionals. $30-$100. See website for a complete schedule of events.

June 30

LibertyFest Road Rally at Earl’s Rib Palace (2121 S Broadway Ext, Edmond) features a scavenger hunt on wheels. Trophies are awarded to the Top Ten finishers with the highest scores and for Last Place. $10 per vehicle. 10 a.m. - 5:30 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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