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!

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

Sept. 9

FREE Escape Room at the Downtown Library (300 Park Ave) features a challenging and fun escape room event for all ages. Preregister. 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Sept. 10

FREE Cat Video Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a collection of the Internet's finest cat videos as well as food trucks, live music and more. Pre-show fun begins at 6:30 p.m. and Movie screens at 9 p.m.

Sept. 14 – 24

Oklahoma State Fair at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features fair food, midway games and rides, five exhibit halls, concerts, livestock competitions and more. See website for a complete schedule.

Sept. 21

FREE Upper Crust: Simple Recipes for Teens at Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St, Warr Acres). Sample a pre-made culinary delight, and then make a pizza to bake at home. For ages 12 & up. 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Sept. 22

FREE Asian Moon Festival at UCO Plunkett Park (100 N University Dr, Edmond) features cultural entertainment, food, games, arts and crafts, live DJs and more to showcase the Asian cultures. The evening will end with a traditional lion dance. 6 p.m.

Bonus Events:

Sept. 23

Color Mustang 5K at Wildhorse Park (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features a 5K, one-mile fun run or walk and a pre-race dance party with a color war. Preregister. 7:45 a.m.

Sept. 30

Zombie Escape at Griffin Park Disc Golf Course (1001 E Robinson St, Norman) features a Zombie-filled, one-mile course. Zombies will attempt to “infect” participants by snatching their flags. Those who complete the course with one or both flags still attached will be given a "Survivor" medal. For ages 8 & up. $15. 5:30 – 7 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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