There's never been a better time to visit an Oklahoma state park! Our state boasts 34 breathtaking state parks just waiting to be explored. The Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department in partnership with the Oklahoma State Department of Health has just revealed a Passport Program to encourage local kids to visit state parks. Read about the program here and then head to one of these incredible state parks to start earning your passport rewards.
Parents of preschoolers are always looking for something fun to entertain their little ones. We've hand-picked some favorite toddlers events happening throughout the metro this May. From nature play dates and art-making activities to a festival that will take kids on a wild ride through the history of Oklahoma, there are plenty of opportunities for your toddlers to have a blast this month. Looking for more family fun? Check out our searchable calendar!
On Mother's Day, we love to show our moms just how special they are—and what better way than to treat her to a day of fun! Here is MetroFamily's 2015 Guide to Mother's Day Fun, which includes numerous ways to enjoy an unforgettable day in the OKC metro.
Looking for family fun over the long Memorial Day weekend? Here are some fun suggestions for family-friendly events and activities happening in the OKC metro.
Warmer weather has arrived in Oklahoma City, which means we're requesting outside seating at our favorite restaurants. Nothing says spring like patio dining and the OKC metro offers plenty of al fresco dining options.
There's no question reading aloud is good for your kids. In fact, research shows kids benefit from being read to as early as birth! Lucky for you, Oklahoma City boasts plenty of opportunities for your kids to hear their favorite books in new and exciting settings. Here are some story times throughout the Oklahoma City metro for kids of all ages. For more read aloud opportunities, see our list of best storytimes in the metro as voted by our readers.
Spring and summer bring endless opportunities for outdoor fun to the Oklahoma City metro. Communities in the metro host exciting events filled with live music, local food and activities for guests of all ages. Grab your family and take part in thrilling street festivals in your community this spring or summer.
Festivals are perfect family destinations. Between the live music, delicious food and exciting atmosphere, festivals in Oklahoma offer endless opportunities for your kids to be entertained. These festivals present time for your kids to learn about a new culture, get exposed to the arts and discover Oklahoma's thrilling history. There's a festival for everyone happening this April in Oklahoma!
Spring is finally here and Oklahoma City is coming alive with outdoor entertainment and thrilling events. There's family fun around every corner in April and we've hand-picked the top 10 free events just for our readers. From cooking classes and Native American and living history celebrations to an outdoor movie and an iconic music festival, find free fun for the whole family using this list of free events. Want more metro events? See our list of things to do with teens or things to do with preschoolers or see hundreds of April events on our online calendar.
Your teens have been cooped up all winter but April brings endless events to Oklahoma City perfect for teens and tweens. Send them outside with exciting events like outdoor movies, sporting events, concerts and an iconic music festival. We've hand-picked five fabulous events for teens and tweens and even given you a bonus event at the bottom of the list! For more things to do in the Oklahoma City metro, see our full calendar.