Top 10 FREE Things to Do This Month in OKC

Oklahoma City is alive with fun, family entertainment around every corner and we've hand-picked the top 10 FREE events happening across the metro this month.  Its easy to have fun all month long at any one of these family fun events. The best part is that all these fun things to do are completely FREE!

Here are our picks of the top 10 FREE things to do this August:


FREE Wide-Open Wednesdays at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features complimentary admission every Wednesday through Nov. 15. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

August 4

FREE Midwest Summer Fest at Charles Johnson Park (29th & Mid-America Blvd, Midwest City) features live entertainment, an outdoor screening of E.T., yard games, food trucks and more. 6 – 11:30 p.m.

August 12

FREE Soar 2017 Touch-a-Plane at the Purcell Airport (1420 Chandler Rd, Purcell) features several small planes and helicopters, bounce houses, face painting, a DJ, food trucks and a raffle. Benefits Luggage with Love. 9 a.m. – noon.

FREE Back to School Bash in Bricktown (Bricktown Canal) features bouncy houses, live music, food, face painting, super heroes, outdoor games including Corn Hole, Giant Chess, Giant Checkers, Tick-Tac-Toe, water games, rubber ducky race and more. Noon – 4:30 p.m.

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. Benefits local cat charities, animal welfare organizations and shelters. Pre-show fun, 6 p.m.; Movie, 9 p.m.

August 19

FREE International Geocaching Day Activities at the Yukon Community Center (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon). Learn what geocaching is and how to create caches and hunt for caches in the park. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – noon.

August 25

FREE Midwest City Splash n’ Dash at Reno Swim and Slide (101 S Douglas Blvd, Midwest City) features a non-competitive biathlon-type event with a fun run and swim. For ages 7-12. Preregister. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

August 25 & 26

FREE Oklahoma County Free Fair at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features a variety of exhibits and contests as well as a kiddy tractor pull, indoor carnival and HoHo’s Central Oklahoma Clown Alley. Friday, 2 - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon.

August 26

FREE AMP Festival in Automobile Alley (9th St) celebrates art and music created by powerful women from a variety of mediums and genres. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and eat, play, shop, drink and listen to live music. Benefits OKC Rock N Roll Camp For Girls and Oklahoma City Girls Art School. Noon – 8 p.m.

August 31

FREE Rock the Route: Route 66 Anniversary Celebration in Yukon (Main St between 4th & 5th St, Yukon) features live music, food trucks, shopping, family activities and more. 6 – 11 p.m.

Want more metro events? See our list of things to do with teens & tweens, things to do with toddlers & preschoolers or the hundreds of events on our searchable online calendar.


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