Back-to-School Community Celebrations

This list is sponsored by People's Church, one of the many organizations offering fun activities for local families to enjoy! See event details below.


Say so long to summer break at one of these community celebrations happening in the Oklahoma City metro!

(This is a working list last updated July 16, 2018. Please check back often for updates. If you know of a community celebration, let us know at

Aug. 1

FREE Back-to-School Block Party at Passion Church (3301 N Council Rd, Bethany) features food, games, fun and more. 6 – 8 p.m.

Aug. 4

FREE Back-to-School Slip-Slide Family Celebration at Family of Faith Church (13500 SE 15th St, Choctaw) features family activities including a huge slip and slide, inflatables, hot dogs and more. 9 a.m. – noon.

FREE Back to School Outreach at Victory Family Outreach (4343 N Flood Ave, Norman) features free haircuts for kids, backpacks filled with school supplies, physicals, dental and vision screenings, immunizations, food, face painting, rides, inflatables, and a petting zoo. Giveaways and services are limited to first come, first serve. 10:30 a.m.

Aug. 5

FREE Back-to-School Bash at Capitol Hill Baptist Church (304 SW 134th St) features FREE school supplies, inflatables, games, free food, drinks and door prizes. School supplies will be given to kids present at the bash in grades pre-k through grade 12, while supplies last. 4 – 6 p.m.

Aug. 18

FREE Winners Church Annual Back to School Picnic at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features free food, music, inflatables, ball games, face painting and more. 5 - 7 p.m.

Aug. 19

FREE Wild World Back-to-School Carnival at People’s Church (various locations) features inflatables, pony rides, extreme animals, snow cones and food trucks. See website for times and locations.

FREE Block Party at Nichols Hills UMC (1212 Bedford Dr, Nichols Hills) features homemade ice cream, hot dogs, music, Bingo and other family friendly games, water games, a giant Slip-N-Slide, face painting and more. All ages welcome. 5 - 7 p.m.

Aug. 25

Slide Outta Summer at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features inflatable water slides, music by DJ Shorty B and food trucks. All ages welcome. $5/slider. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Aug. 26

FREE Midtown Block Park (NW corner of 10th St and Hudson Ave) features an end of summer bash with inflatables, kid's games, fun giveaways, food trucks and more including family-friendly live music by Will Gaines Music, Cavern Company, L.T.Z. and Jabee. 6 p.m.

For even more family fun ideas, check out our 100 Days of Summer Fun!

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