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 month:

Jan. 1

FREE First Day Hike at Lake Thunderbird State Park (13101 Alameda Dr, Norman) features a moderate two-mile hike. Afterward, there will be complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and healthy snacks. 11 a.m.

Jan. 4

FREE Free Throw Contest at the Jackie Cooper Gym (1024 E Main St, Yukon) features a competition for boys and girls ages 6 - 13. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category. Winners of the semi finals will advance to the finals of the Yukon/Mustang Free Throw Challenge. 1 - 2 p.m.

Jan. 5

FREE Saturday for Kids at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features weather-related activities to learn about wild Western weather. 10 a.m. - noon.

Jan. 7

FREE Kids Learning Club: Healthy Snacks at the Belle Isle Library (5501 N Villa Ave). A representative from the OSU Extension will teach how to prepare healthy snacks. Preregister. For ages 5 - 12. 4 - 5 p.m.

Jan. 12

FREE STEAM Saturday at St. Mary’s Episcopal School (505 E Covell Rd, Edmond). Kids can discover the "Science of Sound" in music, learn basic coding skills, conduct experiments in a state of the art science lab, "escape" from the library by solving logic puzzles and more. 9:30 - 11 a.m.

FREE Kindness Rocks Community Project at the Norman West Library (300 Norman Center Ct, Norman). Paint a rock and stash it around Norman for community members to find. Preregister. All materials will be provided. 10 a.m. - noon.

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

Jan. 18

FREE OU Children’s Physicians Children's Health Expo and Oklahoma Breastfeeding Hotline Birthday Party at the Children’s Atrium (1200 Children’s Ave) features activities and recreation as well as food, games and more. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Jan. 19

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

Jan. 21

FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Oklahoma City (various locations) features a parade, silent march, bell ringing, job fair and more. The Celebration's signature event, the parade begins at 2 p.m. and proceeds down on Walker Ave. See website for a complete schedule of events.

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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