2019 Spring Break Activities in OKC




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Spring Break in Oklahoma City means plenty of events and activities for families. If you're not leaving the metro for a Spring Break vacation, this list features thrilling activities to keep your little ones occupied. From soothing story times to exciting parades and everything in between, we've got you covered. In addition to this list, you can find even more family fun  at one of these FREE events or on our searchable calendar. Also, check out our guide to current museum exhibits.

Don't forget! If you need childcare through the break, please visit our list of Spring Break Camps

(Editor's Note: This is a working list last updated Mar. 6, 2019 Please check back often for updates.)


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March 9 - 24

  • Spring Break Special at Celebration Station (509 Westline Dr) features discounted All Day play passes. Guests can enjoy unlimited go-kart rides, bumper boat rides and kiddie karts as well as one round of mini golf. Upgrade option available. $15.99 before noon; $19.99 after noon. Hours extended during Spring Break. Open daily, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

March 12 - 16 & 19 - 23

  • FREE Spring Thing! at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features free museum admission, story time, movie, crafts and special planting activity. 10:30 a.m. - noon.

March 15 & 16

  • Bison Bonanza: Family Sleepover at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a fun, hands-on evening of discovery. Families can enjoy a variety of activities including a family movie, a visit from Rumble and more. The following morning, families will visit the Zoo to meet with keepers and to watch Ginger and MaryAnn devour enrichment snacks for breakfast. Preregister. For ages 4 & up. Adults, $20; kids (4 & up), $35. Friday, 6:30 p.m. - Saturday, 9 a.m.

March 16

March 18 - 22

  • Spring Break Drop-in Activities at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features family-friendly activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibits. Free with Museum admission. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Spring Break Escape at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman) features crafts, auditorium shows, musical performances and more, all free with paid museum admission. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Spring Break Hours at Jump Zone (SW 104th & Western) features seven inflatables, arcade games, a 4-story indoor playground and more. Kids (2-12), $10; adults, free. Monday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Spring Break Blast at Andy Alligator's Fun Park (3300 Market Place Dr, Norman) features added attractions with the purchase of an Unlimited Fun Wristband. 60” tall and above, $28.95; Under 60” tall, $23.95. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

March 19 - 22

  • Spring Break Skate Sessions at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St). Includes basic skate rental. $6. Tuesday - Friday, 1 - 4 p.m. & Tuesday - Thursday, 6 - 9 p.m.


March 7 - 9

The American Spirit Dance Company’s Broadway Revue at Oklahoma City University (2501 N Blackwelder Ave) showcases American dance from Hollywood to Broadway — through tap, jazz and musical theatre dance with new numbers ranging from a tribute to the armed services to a dance below the sea. $21.85. Thursday & Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.  

March 8

FREE Little Hands Art Camp at the Edmond Library (5501 N Villa Ave) features local artist Heather White. Heather will read stories and share tips and ideas for parents to encourage artsy fun at home. Best suited for families with kids age 3 & under. Preregister. 10 & 11 a.m.

FREE Going Virtual at the Library at the Norman East Library (3051 E Alameda, Norman). Students ages 12-18 are invited to explore virtual reality technologies with OU Innovation. Preregister. 4 - 5 p.m.

University of Oklahoma Softball vs Northwestern University at Marita Hynes Field (2500 S Jenkins Ave, Norman). Prices vary. 6 p.m.

Mustang Chocolate Festival at the Mustang Community Center (1201 N Mustang Rd, Mustang) features a wide variety of chocolate treats including unique options. 10 samples, $10; 6 - 8 p.m.

FREE 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk in the Norman Arts District (downtown Norman) features a monthly celebration of the arts in Norman. 6 - 9 p.m.

FREE LIVE on the Plaza in the Plaza District (1700 block of NW 16th St) features artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more on the second Friday of the month. 7 - 11 p.m.

March 8 & 9

Pass It On Kids Consignment Sale at Memorial Road Church of Christ (2221 E Memorial Rd, Edmond) features quality, gently-used kids’ & maternity clothes, toys, furniture and baby items. A portion of the proceeds benefits Lilyfield Christian Adoption & Foster Care. Free to attend. Friday, 8am-6pm; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Edmond Mothers of Multiples Consignment Sale at New Hope Church of Christ (700 W 2nd St, Edmond) features children’s clothing for all ages, fall & winter maternity clothing, baby items & equipment, nursery bedding, home decor, furniture, electronics, DVDs, CDs and more. $1-$10. Friday, 5:30 - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival at OCCC Capitol Hill Center (SW 25th & Hudson) features a variety of feature films, documentaries and short films from local and international filmmakers as well as short films created by teams of high school students. $20-$25. 6:30 - 10 p.m.

March 8 - 10

Oklahoma City Auto Show at State Fair Park's Bennett Event Center (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features special appearances, model debuts, a classic car show, special events, vendor booths, activities for the kids and more. Adults, $10; kids (7-12), $5; kids (6 & under), free. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Jr. Ironman Championship at Lazy E Arena (9600 Lazy E Dr, Guthrie) features ten of the best high-school, timed-events cowboys as they compete in a variety of events including tie-down and steer wrestling. $25-$35. See website for a schedule of events.

March 8 - 11

Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship at Chesapeake Energy Arena (100 W Reno Ave) features the women of the Big 12 as they battle for the title of conference champion. $50 - $110. See website for games times.

March 9

Edmond Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at First Presbyterian Church of Edmond (1001 S Rankin St, Edmond) features an all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage breakfast and a silent auction. Adults, $5; kids (under 12), $3. 7 - 11 a.m.

Botball Regional Tournament at the Cox Pavilion at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features elementary and middle school students competing in a tournament using computer programming systems, reusable components and engineering skills. Free to attend. 9 a.m.

Cleveland County Craft Show at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features home decorating, handmade, seasonal and specialty items presented by over 90 crafters. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Oklahoma Garden School at Devon Energy Auditorium (333 W Sheridan Ave) features a lineup of speakers that will explore landscape design that nurtures beauty and relaxation. Preregister. Members, $40; nonmembers, $70; students, $25. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Museum Playdate at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features playtime, complimentary coffee for caregivers, structured gallery activities and full day admission to explore the Museum after the program ends. Preregister. Members, $5; nonmembers, $12. 10 a.m. - noon.

Super Saturdays at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman) features butterfly activities, animal-themed yoga, crafts, scavenger hunts and more. Free with admission.10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

FREE See You Saturdays at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Indian Taco Sale and Indie Market at the Oklahoma Choctaw Tribal Alliance (5320 S Youngs Blvd) features traditional Indian tacos and other native dishes as well as native vendors offering crafts and handmade goods. Proceeds for the Oklahoma Choctaw Tribal Alliance. FREE to attend. 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Ignite Arts Festival at Harding Fine Arts Academy (3333 N Shartel Ave) features family-friendly works of art in various media and styles such as paintings, illustrations, photography and more. Concessions will be open throughout the event serving a variety of foods like Indian tacos, cookies, egg rolls, hot dogs, tostadas and more. Benefits Harding Fine Arts Academy. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

FREE Celtic Folk Music Performance at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St) features the music of the Ravens Three, a Celtic folk band based in Oklahoma City. 1 - 2 p.m.

FREE Second Saturday: Drop-in Studio at Oklahoma Contemporary (3000 General Pershing Blvd) features an art-making project inspired by works of art on view at the museum. Projects are designed to be accessible and fun for visitors of all ages and all levels of art-making experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 1 - 4 p.m.

FREE Celtic Folk Music Performance at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St) features the music of the Ravens Three, a Celtic folk band based in Oklahoma City. 1 - 2 p.m.

Oklahoma State University Men’s Basketball vs University of West Virginia at Gallagher-Iba Arena (200 Athletic Center, Stillwater). $10 & up. 3 p.m.

University of Oklahoma Men’s Gymnastics vs University of Illinois at the McCasland Fieldhouse (151 E Brooks St, Norman). $8-$10. 7 p.m.

March 9 & 10

OKC Land Run Antiques Show at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features antiques, collectibles, toys, primitives, jewelry, art, books, pottery, glassware, records, dolls, clothing, architectural salvage, furniture & more. Adults, $6; kids (9-12) $3; kids (8 & Under), free. Saturday; 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


March 9 - 24

at Celebration Station (509 Westline Dr) features discounted All Day play passes. Guests can enjoy unlimited go-kart rides, bumper boat rides and kiddie karts as well as one round of mini golf. Upgrade option available. $15.99 before noon; $19.99 after noon. Hours extended during Spring Break. Open daily, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.


March 10

DUCK Week Junk Show at Piedmont Intermediate School (977 Washington Ave NW, Piedmont) features a junk show as well as a petting booth, mini pony rides, a caricature artist, clowns and more. Free to attend. 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Studio Sunday at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr). Create works of art as a family inspired by the Museum's collection, exhibitions and special occasions. All ages welcome, no registration required. Free with admission. 1 - 4 p.m.

Run Lucky 5K and Mission Mile Fun Run at Fassler Hall (421 NW 10th St) features a 5K and fun run with bagpipes, green beer, costume contest and more. Benefits The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $30 & up. 1:30 - 4 p.m.

March 10 - 23

FREE Spring Break Activities at the Arcadia Round Barn (107 E HWY 66, Arcadia) features games, crafts, demonstrations and live music. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

March 11

FREE Admission Day at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd). Tours of the property will be free to the public. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

FREE Star Gazing Party with the Lunar Sooners at the Ralph Ellison Library (2000 NE 23rd St) features a short presentation about the night sky and an interactive experience with several telescopes. All ages welcome; adult supervision required. 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Celtic Nights: Oceans of Hope at the Armstrong Auditorium (14400 S Bryant Rd, Edmond) features lilting melodies and plaintive lyrics telling the story of families moving across oceans to chase their dreams of liberty, freedom and peace. $45 & up. 7:30 p.m.

March 12

FREE St. Patrick’s Day Crafternoon at the Midwest City Library (8143 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features a fun and easy craft for St. Patrick’s Day. All ages welcome. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Fishing 101 at the Mitch Park Pond (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features an introduction to pond fishing including how to set up tackle, bait a hook and more. Everyone that signs up for this class will receive a free fishing pole and small tackle box courtesy of Cabela's. Preregister. Best suited for ages 8 & up. $10. 5:30-7 p.m. 

FREE Slime Time at the Southwest OKC Library (2201 SW 134th St) features a fun, interactive program designed for ages 5-7. Learn how to make slime while engaging STEAM principles. Preregister. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

March 12 & 14

Spring Break Pop-Ins at Myriad Botanical Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features hands-on activities such as fruit and vegetable stamping, making weather wind sticks and seed planting. $3. Tuesday & Thursday, 10 a.m. - noon. Also held: Mar 19 & 21.


March 12 - 16 & 19 - 23

FREE Spring Thing! at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features free museum admission, story time, movie, crafts and special planting activity. 10:30 a.m. - noon.


March 13

Oklahoma State University Softball vs University of Central Arkansas at Cowgirl Stadium (W Mcelroy Rd, Stillwater). Prices vary. 5 p.m. Also held: 3/29-31 vs Texas.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Brooklyn Nets at Chesapeake Energy Arena (100 W Reno Ave). Prices vary. 6 p.m.

March 13 - 22

FREE Oklahoma Youth Expo at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features the world’s largest junior livestock show as the youth of Oklahoma compete for titles in various categories. The show is open to the public to attend. See website for a complete schedule of events.

March 14

FREE Sock Monkey Madness at the Edmond Library (10 S Boulevard, Edmond). Learn basic sewing and crafting skills. Socks will be provided or you may bring your own to customize your monkey. Socks must be crew-style. Preregister. For ages 9 & up. 4 - 6:30 p.m.

FREE Spotlight Talks: Whiteout at Campbell Art Park (NW 11th & Broadway Ave) features a 30-minute, interactive talk about Erwin Redl’s Whiteout, weather permitting. 6 p.m.

ASTEC Art & Chocolate Festival at ASTEC Charter School (2401 NW 23rd St) features student art, chocolate treats, an art sale and silent auction. Benefits the school. Adults, $5, kids, $3; kids (under 3), free. 6 - 8 p.m.

March 14 & 15

Spring Break STEM Classes at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features hands-on educational programs that explore animals and the wonderful world of osteology. Best suited for school-aged kids up to 5th grade. $12. 2 - 3 p.m.

March 14 - 16

Norman Swap Meet at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson Ave, Norman) street rods, sports cars, Model A's, race cars, hot rods, aircraft, imports, boats, tools, parts, buggies, kit cars, scooters, Model T's, motorcycles and memorabilia. Free to attend. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

March 15

FREE Game On! Gaming Event at the Moore Library (225 S Howard Ave, Moore) features games for all ages with a mix of retro and modern games including video games and board games. Preregister. All ages welcome. 5 - 7 p.m.

University of Oklahoma Women’s Gymnastics vs University of Alabama at Lloyd Noble Center (2900 S Jenkins Ave, Norman). $10-$15; kids, (6-18), $8. 6:45 p.m.  

Oklahoma City Blue vs Memphis Hustle at Cox Convention Center (1 Myriad Gardens). Prices vary. 7 p.m.

March 15 & 16


Bison Bonanza: Family Sleepover at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a fun, hands-on evening of discovery. Families can enjoy a variety of activities including a family movie, a visit from Rumble and more. The following morning, families will visit the Zoo to meet with keepers and to watch Ginger and MaryAnn devour enrichment snacks for breakfast. Preregister. For ages 4 & up. Adults, $20; kids (4 & up), $35. Friday, 6:30 p.m. - Saturday, 9 a.m.


ZZZS in the Seas at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium Dr, Jenks) features a self-guided scavenger hunt, flashlight tour and movie, during an overnight stay at the aquarium. $45 & up. 7 p.m.

Tulsa Irish Festival at Guthrie Green (111 E Brady St, Tulsa) features live bands, Irish foods, dancing and a kids’ zone. Free to attend. Friday, 3 - 9 p.m.; Saturday, noon - 9 p.m.

March 15 - 17

Jurassic Quest at Bennett Event Center at State Fair Park (333 Gordon Cooper Blvd) features a dinosaur exhibit with a variety of interactive dino-themed experiences including science, crafts & coloring station. $25 & up. Friday, 3 - 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.

March 16

O'Connell's St. Pat's 8k Run at O’Connell’s Irish Pub (769 Asp Ave, Norman) features a 8K run benefiting Special Olympics Oklahoma. Be sure to wear your green! $25 - $35. 8 a.m.

FREE Family Kite Flite Day at Spiro Mounds (18154 1st St, Spiro) features kite flying, professional kiters, and a children’s area. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

FREE Storybook Hour at Cuppies & Joe (727 NW 23rd St). Children listen to a story while parents enjoy coffee and conversation. 10 - 11 a.m.

The Story of a Tree at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Attendees will use real tree slices to learn about the layers inside a tree, how they help the tree grow and how to use tree rings to learn a tree’s story. Preregister. Best suited for ages 7 - 10. Members, $5; nonmembers, $6. 10 - 11:30 a.m.

FREE St. Patrick’s Day Story & Craft at the Edmond Library (10 S Boulevard, Edmond) features a story, competitive game, music, and crafts. Preregister. For ages 5-12. 10 - 11:30 a.m.

FREE St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Stockyards City (Penn, Exchange & Agnew) features longhorns, equestrian clubs, civic organizations, classic cars, marching bands and more. Food trucks and shopping in the district add to the day's festivities. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  

FREE St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Oklahoma City (Reno & S Walker Ave) features decorated floats, animals, antique tractors, civic clubs, clowns, motorcycles and more. 10 a.m.

FREE OKC Dodgers Fan Fest at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (2 S Mickey Mantle Dr) features a variety of family-friendly activities. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Opening Day at RIVERSPORT Adventures (800 Riversport Dr) features St. Patrick’s Day themed decorations, drinks, snacks, a DJ. The water of RIVERSPORT Rapids will be Shamrock green. Prices vary. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.  

Spring Break Bisque Studio Class at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond). Choose from a selection of plates, platters, bowls and more and paint an original piece of art. Price includes two small pieces or one large piece. $20. Noon - 1 p.m.

FREE The Ravens Three: Celtic Folk Music at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St) features a performance by the Oklahoma City based Celtic folk band. 1 - 2 p.m.

FREE Eagle Watch at Lake Thunderbird State Park (1201 Clear Bay Ave, Norman) features a guide tour to catch a glimpse of eagles in their winter home. Preregister, space is limited. Bring your binoculars and dress appropriately. 1 - 4 p.m.

FREE Movie Matinee at Bethany Library (7941 NW 23rd St, Bethany) features a viewing of the Oscar nominated film, The Secret of Kells, in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. For ages 9 & up. 2 p.m.

Ansel Adams Exhibition Tour at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features a tour with curator Francesca Giani. Preregister. Members, $15; nonmembers, $25. 2 - 3 p.m.

Bison Film Fest at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a screening of the movie, Buffalo Dreams. Free with admission. Also held: Mar. 23 & 30. 2 - 3:30 p.m.

FREE Ruff Ruffman's Sensational Science Camp at the Warr Acres Library (5901 NW 63rd St, Warr Acres) features fun, hands-on activities with Ruff Ruffman and his friends, engaging kids in science inquiry and engineering design processes. Preregister. For ages 12 & under. 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

FREE Burning of the Socks & Switch for Flip Flops at Lake Texoma Marinas (Kingston) features cookout-style eats, a chili cook-off, live music, golf cart parades and more. 4 - 10 p.m.

Spring Break Forensic Night at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd). Investigate human skulls from real criminal cases to solve the mystery and become an honorary detective. $16. 6 -7:30 p.m.

FREE Heard on Hurd Street Fest in Edmond (Broadway between 1st & Hurd, Edmond) features local food, unique shopping and live music. 6 - 10 p.m.


St. Patrick's Day Late Skate at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St) a festive skate night with extended hours. $20. 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.


Oklahoma City Energy vs Las Vegas Lights FC at Taft Stadium (2501 N May Ave). $11 & up. 7:30 p.m.  

March 17

Gypsy Glam Roadshow Kid's Fest at the OKC Farmer’s Public Market (311 S Klein Ave) features children's boutiques,inflatables, music, prizes, face painting, tattoos, make and take art, games and more. 10 & up, $5; 9 & under, free. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

St. Patrick’s Day at the Gardens at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features performances by the Oklahoma Scottish Pipes and Drums and the Hill Irish Dance School as well as festive crafts, Irish food and more. FREE to attend; activities, $5. Noon - 2 p.m.

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