2018 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 March 7, 2018 Please check back often for updates.)


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March 13 – 17 & 20 – 24

  • 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 19 - 23

  • Spring Break Drop-In Activities at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a different themed activity each day. Activities including painting, beadwork, map reading, roping, target shooting and more. Free with Museum admission. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

  • Spring Break Escape at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman). Take part in daily scavenger hunts throughout the museum galleries, make & take crafts, paint your own face, dance and sing along with the Sugar Free Allstars band, witness the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers Native American dance troupe, storytelling and more. See a full lineup at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu. Free with paid museum admission. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

March 19 - 25

  • Spring Break Activities at Skeletons Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane) features live animals, hands-on activities, dissections, insects, crafts, food trucks and more. Best suited for ages 6 & up. Some activities require an additional purchase. Adults, $10; kids (3-12), $8. See website for a schedule of activities. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. -  5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.  

March 24

  • FREE Cowboy Round Up at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features hands-on activities, cowboy re-enactors and a chuck wagon that will bring the cattle drive era to life for visitors of all ages. Activities will take place throughout the museum as well as outside. Attendees are encouraged to dress the part in boots, cowboy hats, and gingham dresses. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.


 

March 9 - 25

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 for the day. $15.99 before noon; $19.99 after noon. Hours extended during Spring Break. Sunday - Thursday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

March 13 – 17 & 20 – 24

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 19

FREE Mommy & Me Capes and Crowns at St. Luke's Edmond (900 N Sooner Rd, Edmond) features two special Disney characters, Princess Belle and Captain America, singing and other fun activities. Lunch will be available at 11:30 a.m. ($5 for adults, kids eat free). Noon - 1 p.m.

FREE Water Safety with Josh the Otter at Norman Central Library (225 N Webster, Norman). Learn about water safety from Josh the Baby Otter and enjoy some water experiments. Best suited for ages 5 - 12 and their families. 2 - 2:45 p.m.

Story Time with Tucker the Bernese Mountain Dog at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St). Families can visit with a Bernese mountain dog from Human Animal Link of Oklahoma while they follow Tucker the Bernese mountain dog featured in a series of children's books by author and artist Theodore Waddell. Free with admission. 2 - 3 p.m.

FREE Giant Game Day at the Norman West Library (300 Norman Center Ct, Norman) features giant Jenga and life-size Candy Land and Scrabble. All ages welcome. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Springtime Crafternoon at the Midwest City Library (8134 E Reno Ave) features spring time crafts. Best suited for ages 12 & under. 3 – 4 p.m.

March 19 – 23

Spring Break Escape at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman). Take part in daily scavenger hunts throughout the museum galleries, make & take crafts, paint your own face, dance and sing along with the Sugar Free Allstars band, witness the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers Native American dance troupe, storytelling and more. See a full lineup at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu. Free with paid museum admission. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

Spring Break Drop-in Activities at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a different themed activity each day. Activities including painting, beadwork, map reading, roping, target shooting and more. Free with Museum admission. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Spring Break Hours at Science Museum Oklahoma (2020 Remington Pl, Oklahoma City). The museum will be open extend hours during the week of Spring Break. Adults, $15.95; kids, $12.95. 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Whimsical Spring Break at Oklahoma WONDERtorium (308 W Franklin Ln, Stillwater) features a variety of hands-on activities including make-your-own crowns and scepters, coat of arm shield, dragon wings and more. Activities are included with museum admission, however, space is limited. Time specific ticket required. $7. 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

FREE Spring Break Activities Week at Best of Books (1313 E Danforth Rd, Edmond) features themed activities each day including science experiments, story time, crafts and more. Call to preregister. 2 - 3 p.m.

March 19 - 24

Spring Break at Chester's Party Barn & Farm (5201 Cimarron Rd NW, Piedmont) features unlimited pony rides, petting zoo, party games and more.  $5; adults, free. Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

March 19 – 25

Spring Break Activities at Skeletons Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane) features live animals, hands-on activities, dissections, insects, crafts, food trucks and more. Best suited for ages 6 & up. Some activities require an additional purchase. Adults, $10 kids (3-12), $8. See website for a schedule of activities. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. -  5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.  

FREE Three Sisters Spring Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center (867 Cooper Memorial Rd, Sulphur) features cultural demonstrators about 18th-century Chickasaw life in the living village, traditional games including stickball and archery, a series of family-friendly films and more. Exhibit center and theater admission applies. Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.

Tours of the Historic Parlor Car at Science Museum Oklahoma (2020 Remington Pl, Oklahoma City). Normally closed to the public to maintain its preservation, the Pullman parlor car will be open for tours. Free with admission. Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

March 20

Tiny Tuesdays at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features a monthly themed come-and-go, open-ended art-making experiences are geared towards children, ages 5 and under, with a parent or caregiver. Dress for a mess! No advance registration is required. 10 a.m. - noon.

FREE Spring Equinox Fun at Norman Central Library (225 N Webster Ave, Norman) features activities and games to celebrate the day and learn more about the science behind the equinox and the sun. Some of activities will take place outside at Andrews Park. For ages 5 - 12. 11 a.m. - noon.

Spring Break Paint Away Class at the MAC at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features a basic painting class for ages 4 & up. March's project theme is Lookin' Sharp. Preregister. $12. 1 – 3 p.m.

FREE Future Forecasters Weather Safety Program at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St) features the Fox 25 Weather Team as they share about the science of meteorology and severe weather safety. Best suited for ages 12 & under. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.  

March 20 & 22

Parent/Toddler Open Gym Hours at Metro Gymnastics (7420 Broadway, Suite A). Enjoy open play time in the gym for kids age 3 & under with a caregiver. No reservations required. $5 per child. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Spring Break Activities at Harn Homestead (1721 N Lincoln Blvd) features fun, hands-on programming in the farm's historic buildings that will take you back to Oklahoma's Territorial Years. Best suited for ages 5 & up, but all ages welcome. Free with general admission, $5. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (The farm will be open for free play all day.)

March 20 – 23

FREE Making History Crafts at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum (431 S Boulevard, Edmond) features story times and crafts to learn about Edmond parks. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

March 20 - 24

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 21

FREE Touch, Learn, Create: Spring at the SOKC Library (2201 SW 134th St) features sensory themed activity stations for children ages 2 – 6. 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

FREE Kickball Tournament at Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon). Boys & girls ages 8 - 12 can join in on a one-day kickball tournament. 10 a.m.

FREE OKC Zoo Presentation: Flower Power at the Norman West Library (300 Norman Center Ct, Norman). Explore the many ways flowers feed and entertain us and play an important role in the everyday lives of animals. The presentation will end with a sweet flower treat like in Rita Gray's book, "Flowers are Calling." Best suited for ages 12 & under. 2 – 2:45 p.m.

FREE Cheerio Bird Feeder Craft at the Norman Central Library (225 N Webster Ave, Norman) features a come & go craft to make your own bird feeder. 2 – 3 p.m.

FREE Art Class with Paul Medina at the Southern Oaks Library (6900 S Walker Ave). Learn how to build towers out of paper and masking tape while learning about the importance of starting with a great foundation and incorporating balance and form. Preregister. For ages 9 & up. 2 – 3 p.m.

FREE Spring Break Drop-in Art Studio at the Midwest City Library (8143 E Reno Ave, Midwest City). Create your own masterpiece at this come and go event. For ages 12 & under. 3 – 4 p.m.

March 21 - 23

Spring Break Skate Sessions at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St). Admission is $6 includes basic skate rental. Wednesday - Friday, 1 - 4 p.m.; Wednedsay & Thursday, 6 - 9 p.m.

March 22

FREE Mason Bee Hotel Craft at the Norman Central Library (225 N Webster Ave, Norman). Learn all about Mason bees and build and decorate your own bee hotel. Preregister; space is limited. For ages 5 - 12. 11 a.m. - noon.

FREE Patio Projects: Kids Origami at Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Learn how to create origami bugs. Preregister. For ages 12 & under. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

FREE Story Time with Author David Roper at Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Author David Roper will demonstrate the Magic of Storytelling with magic tricks, puppets, songs and more. Preregister. Best suited for ages 12 & under. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Taste of Yukon at the Dale Robertson Center (1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon) features a sampling of foods from local and surrounding area restaurants. $10-$17. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

March 22 – 25

India Shrine Circus at the Jim Norick Arena (333 Gordon Cooper Blvd) features live animals, aerial and acrobatics acts, clowns and more. Proceeds benefit India Shrine Center. Adults, $15, kids, $8. Thursday & Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 & 7 p.m.

March 22 - April 5

Pecos Bill and the Ghost Stampede at the Children’s Center for the Arts (2501 N Blackwelder Ave). Young Missy Cougar-Wildcat has always wished she could live an adventure as big as her home state, and when the roughest, rowdiest cowboy of all enters her world, she quickly finds herself up to her braids in a brand new hoot-n-holler legend. Best suited for ages 5 & up. Adults, $10; kids, $8. See website for a complete schedule of performances.

March 23

FREE Recycled Box City at Norman Central Library (225 N Webster Ave, Norman). Help build a city out of boxes. For ages 4 & up. 2 – 3 p.m.

FREE Spring Break Game Day at the Moore Library (225 S Howard Ave, Moore) features video games, board games and snacks. Preregister requested. For kids in grade 6th – 12th. 2 – 4 p.m.

FREE Science Museum Oklahoma presents Build a Better World in Space at the Edmond Library (10 S Boulevard, Edmond). Explore space colonization in a thrilling, engaging, and hands-on program presented by Science Museum Oklahoma. Preregister, limited space is available. Best suited for ages 5 - 12. 2 – 3 p.m.

FREE Patio Projects: Clay Quicksand at the Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Mix up magic clay that allows you to shape it one minute and melts away the next. Preregister. For ages 12 & under. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

FREE Hip-Hop 4 Kids at the Southern Oaks Library (6900 S Walker Ave). Learn the latest moves from the SO southside hip-hop dance duo. Preregister; for ages 5 & up. 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

March 23 – 25

OKC Home + Outdoor Living Show at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features Chris & Peyton Lambton from HGTV’s Going Yard, Tyler Wisler of HGTV’s Design Star and over 300 experts and vendors providing DIY tips for remodeling, cooking, decorating and outdoor entertaining. Adult, $9; kids (5 & under), free. Friday, Noon – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Grand Lake Renaissance Festival at Park Hills Mote (438415 E Hwy 60, Vinita) features entertainment, foods and a village of merchants. A portion of proceeds benefit One Veteran, One Dog, Two Lives Saved. Adults, $7; students (13-17), $3; kids (6-12), $2; kids (5&under), free.  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

March 24

Go Girl Run at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark (2 Mickey Mantle Dr) features a half marathon and 5k series centered around women, helping local charities and promoting living a healthy and active lifestyle. Benefits YWCA, YMCA and Boy's and Girls Club of OKC. $40 & up. 7 a.m.

OKC Autoimmune Walk at Wiley Post Park (2000 S Robinson Ave) features a 1 to 3 mile walk, moon bounce, booths, DJ, food trucks and more. Benefits the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association. Adults, $25; kids (under 12), free with paying adult. 9 a.m. - noon.

FREE Cowboy Round Up at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features hands-on activities, cowboy re-enactors and a chuck wagon that will bring the cattle drive era to life for visitors of all ages. Activities will take place throughout the museum as well as outside. Attendees are encouraged to dress the part in boots, cowboy hats, and gingham dresses. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

OKC Toy Show at the Crossroads Convention Center (7000 Plaza Mayor Blvd) features 40 plus tables of collectables for sale or trade. $3; kids (12 & under), free. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Spring Has Sprung in the Children’s Garden at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Attendees can decorate a pot and plant a choice of flowers or vegetable seeds to take home to grow. Kiddos will also be able to take painted pine cones and hang them all over the Children’s Garden to welcome in the season. Best suited for ages 5 - 9. Members, $5; nonmembers, $7. 11 a.m. - noon.

FREE Peter Rabbit LIVE Story Time at Best of Books (1313 E Danfort Rd, Edmond) features special story time, meet & greet and photo opportunity. 11 a.m. - noon.

FREE Retro Video Game Tournament at the Downtown Library (300 Park Ave) features a friendly competition in a casual setting. Preregister. All ages welcome. 1 – 3 p.m.

FREE Irish Dance Performance at the Bethany Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Jean Hill's Irish Dancers will provide a lively, toe-tapping performance wearing traditional, colorful, Irish costumes. All ages welcome. 2 – 3 p.m.

March 25

FREE 30th Anniversary Celebration at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Enjoy free admission to the Crystal Bridge, in celebration of the opening in March of 1988. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For even more Spring Break inspiration, check out our Spring Fun Guides!

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