2014 Spring Break Activities Guide




Are your kids ready to relax, unwind and have some fun during Spring Break? Are you looking forward to a chance to visit places that you normally don't go on school days? Whether you are looking for ways to get out of the house without breaking the bank, keep the learning process going while they are out of school or just to make memories and enjoy family fun together, this list will help you find the best places to be and the most fun things to do during Spring Break in the OKC metro area. 

[Editor's Note: This is a working list, so check back often for new listings.  If you know of a Spring Break event or activity that you would like to have included, please email the listing information to calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com or leave a comment below.]


Also, see our 2014 Spring Break Camps Guide for day and week-long camps for your child!


March 10 • Monday

  • FREE St. Patrick’s Day Stories & Crafts at the Downtown Library (300 Park, OKC). Preregister. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. 6:30-7:30pm. 231-8650, www.metrolibrary.org.

March 10 • 23

  • FREE Three Sisters Spring Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center (867 Cooper Memorial, Sulphur) features traditional games, storytelling, living history performers, stomp dance registrations and family-friendly films. Daily festivities are FREE, fees apply for admission to the exhibit halls and movies. See website for details. Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, noon-5pm. 580-622-7130, www.chickasawculturalcenter.com.

March 11 • Tuesday

  • Tuesday Tour at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd, OKC) hosts a gallery tour to coincide with the exhibition Walter Ufer: Rise, Fall, Resurrection. Meet at Canyon Princess to proceed into the gallery. FREE with Museum admission. 2pm. 478-2250, www.nationalcowboymuseum.org. Also held: 3/18.
  • FREE TweenScene at the Southwest OKC Library (2201 SW 134th, OKC) for children in grades 3-6. Learn about motion by playing a live game of Angry Birds and experiment with balloon cars. Preregister. 4:30-5:30pm. 979-2200, www.pls.lib.ok.us.
  • Swine Week Drive-In Movie “Monsters Inc.” & “Monsters University” at Edmond Memorial High School Gym (1000 E 15th, Edmond). Concessions will be available. $5 parking. Monsters, Inc., 6:30pm; Monsters University, 8:30pm. www.swineweek.org.

March 12 • Wednesday

  • Flower pARTs at the Myriad Gardens Terrace Room (301 W Reno, OKC) for ages 7-12. Learn about the parts of a flower and their many amazing functions. Create your own “flower part art’ from a collection of found/recycled objects on hand & take home a complimentary vase to complete your masterpiece. Preregister. $10 members, $12 nonmembers. 10-11:30am. 445-7080, www.myriadgardens.org. Also held: 2/19.

March 13 • Thursday & March 15 • Saturday

  • Delightful Donkeys at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) for 3-year olds features animal themed crafts, activities, discovery stations, presentations &/or guided zoo excursions. Preregister. $12/members child-adult pair, $15/nonmembers child-adult pair. 10-11am. www.okczooed.com.

March 13 • 14 & March 17 • 21

  • Spring Break Day Skating at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th, OKC). $6 admission includes regular rental. 1-4pm. 605-2758, www.skategalaxyokc.com.

March 14 • Friday

  • Tornado Alley Roller Girls Roller Derby at the Cox Convention Center is fun for the whole family. Doors open at 5:30pm. $12 in advance, $15 at the door, children 12 & under are FREE. 6pm. www.okcrd.com.
  • Bright Night of Star Wars at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd, OKC) features a night of fun Star Wars themed activities and science exploration. Preregister. $45 kids, $25 adults. 6pm-7am. 602-3760, www.sciencemuseumok.org.
  • Spring Break Snooze at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) features an overnight family event with guided tours that include animal babies, a late night snack, continental breakfast and more. For ages 4 & up with parent. Preregister. $30/child, $15/adult. 7pm-9am. 425-0218, www.okczooed.com.
  • Neon Nights at GattiTown (5833 NW Expressway, OKC) features all-you-can-eat pizza & cinnamon sticks, unlimited go-karts, bumper cars, mini golf, mini bowling and video games plus a $10 game card as well as a free glow stick and live music. Preregister. $20/person. 10pm-1am. 721-4227, www.gattitownokc.com.

March 14 • 16

  • Okie Nation Outdoors Show at the Shawnee Expo Center (1700 W Independence, Shawnee) features vendors, prizes, guest speakers and contests including a 3D archery shoot and bass fishing tournament. $10 adults, children 12 & under are FREE, $5 military w/ID. Friday, noon-8pm; Saturday, 9am-9pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm. 275-7020, www.shawneeexpo.org.

March 15 • Saturday

  • Behind-The-Scenes Tour at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium, Jenks) allows participants to tour the sea turtle holding facility and journey above the Siegfried Families Shark Adventure. Not recommended for children under 5. Unable to accommodate wheelchairs or strollers in the working areas. $10 adults, $8 youth plus general admission or membership. 10:30am & 1:30pm. 918-296-FISH, www.okaquarium.org.
  • FREE Chasing James at Green Bambino (5120 N Shartel, OKC) features local moms in one of Oklahoma’s newest child-friendly bands. 11-11:30am. 848-2330, www.green-bambino.com.
  • FREE Poison Prevention Awareness Day at the OKC Zoo (2000 Remington, OKC) features FREE activities in the Zoo’s Global Plaza to celebrate National Poison Prevention Week. Admission required for Zoo entry. 11am-2pm. 424-3344, www.okczoo.com.
  • FREE Divergent Book Discussion at the Midwest City Library (8143 E Reno, Midwest City) for teens. Books available at the information desk. Call for more information. 2-3pm. 732-4828, www.metrolibrary.org.

March 15 • 16

  • Repticon OKC Reptile & Exotic Animal Show at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds features vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages & merchandise. Participate in FREE raffles held for enthusiasts, animal seminars and kid’s activities. $10 adults, $5 children 5-12, 4 & under are FREE. Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm. 863-268-4273, www.repticon.com/oklahomacity.html.

March 16 • 21

  • FREE Imaskinations at the Metropolitan Libraries. All ages will enjoy Doug Berky's large mask production weaving together masks, puppets, mime, comedy and music. See website for schedule. 606-3833, www.metrolibrary.org.

March 17 • Monday

  • FREE Super Sprowtz Show at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno, OKC). Colby Carrot, Brian Broccoli and Erica Eggplant bring their fun, interactive Super Sprowtz tour to the Myriad Gardens. Participants will take part in super hero training camp featuring songs, dancing and games. 11-11:45am. 445-7080, www.myriadgardens.org.
  • Spring Break Art Classes - Floral Fun at Be Wild for Art (209 24th Ave NW, Norman). Create a brightly colored flower painting. Preregister. $35. 1-3pm. 307-9971, www.bewildforart.com.
  • Behind-The-Scenes Premier Shark Feed Tour at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium, Jenks) allows guests to walk to the top of the shark exhibit & watch as biologists feed the sharks. Not recommended for children under 5. No advance reservations, tickets sold first come, first served basis. $12 adults, $10 youth in addition to admission or membership. 1:15pm. 918-296-FISH, www.okaquarium.org. Also held: 3/20.

March 17 • 20

  • Spring Break Kid's Day Out at Oklahoma Gold Gymnastics (707 Centennial Boulevard, Edmond) for children ages 3-15 years old. Children must be potty trained and snacks will be served. $25 per day. 10am-1pm. 341-1175, www.oklahomagoldgymnastics.com.

March 17 • 21

  • Splash Break at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium, Jenks) features fun activities and tours during Spring Break week. See website for schedule. 10am-1pm. FREE with admission. 918-296-FISH, www.okaquarium.org.
  • Spring Break Escape at the Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua, Norman) features crafts, auditorium shows, storytelling, scavenger hunts and more. FREE with paid museum admission. 325-1008, www.samnoblemuseum.org.
  • Spring Break Activities at the Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane, OKC) features a variety of live animals, plus additional Museum specimens available to see and touch. FREE with general admission. 8am-5pm. 814-0000, www.museumofosteology.org.
  • FREE Norman Spring Break Craftaganza at the Norman Public Library (225 N Webster, Norman) features come-and-go crafts during spring break. Crafts & supplies will be available for children to flex their creativity. 9am-5pm. 701-2630, www.pls.lib.ok.us.
  • Spring Break Blast at Andy Alligator's Fun Park (3300 Market Place Dr, Norman) features added attractions including Disney Cars Slide & Moon Bounce on Monday & Tuesday as well as Blackbeard's Revenge & Moon Bounce on Wednesday-Friday. Inflatables for ages 8 & under only. FREE with purchase of an Unlimited Fun Wristband. 321-7275, www.andyalligators.com.

March 17 • 22

  • Orr Family Farm Open for Spring Break (14400 S Western, OKC) features the zip line, the animal barn, train and pony rides, giant jumping pillows, playground and more. $10.50/person. 10am-6pm. 799-3276, www.orrfamilyfarm.com.

March 18 • Tuesday

  • Tuesday Tour at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd, OKC) hosts a gallery tour to coincide with the exhibition Walter Ufer: Rise, Fall, Resurrection. Meet at Canyon Princess to proceed into the gallery. FREE with Museum admission. 2pm. 478-2250, www.nationalcowboymuseum.org. Also held: 3/18.

March 18 • 19

  • Spring Break Art Classes – Mosaic Flower Pot & Seed Paper at Be Wild for Art (209 24th Ave NW, Norman). Create a mosaic on bisque flower pot on the first day of class and make their own seed paper on the second day. Preregister. $80. 1-3pm. 307-9971, www.bewildforart.com.

March 18 • 20

  • Spring Break Skate at Yukon on Wheels Skate Center (24 E Main, Yukon). $5. 1-3pm. 350-2215, www.skateyukon.com.

March 18 • 21

  • FREE Spring Break Make & Take Historical Crafts at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum (431 S Boulevard, Edmond) features a different come-and-go craft for ages 5-12 each day. 10am-2pm. 340-0078, www.edmondhistory.org.

March 29 • Wednesday

  • Science Matters Mobile Museum at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd, OKC). On-board interactive exhibits encourage students to ask questions, make mistakes, experiment and explore. These experiences empower children to practice problem solving skills, observe outcomes,
    draw conclusions, and share what they've learned. FREE with paid or member admission. 10am-3pm. www.sciencemuseumok.com/omn.

March 20 • Thursday

  • Spring Break Art Classes – Spring Time Trivet at Be Wild for Art (209 24th Ave NW, Norman). Create a colorful 6-inch trivet from glass. Preregister. $25. 1-2pm. 307-9971, www.bewildforart.com.
  • Behind-The-Scenes Premier Shark Feed Tour at the Oklahoma Aquarium (300 Aquarium, Jenks) allows guests to walk to the top of the shark exhibit & watch as biologists feed the sharks. Not recommended for children under 5. No advance reservations, tickets sold first come, first served basis. $12 adults, $10 youth in addition to admission or membership. 1:15pm. 918-296-FISH, www.okaquarium.org.

March 20 • 21

  • Spring Break Skate at Rollerland Skating Center (1621 S Choctaw Rd, Choctaw). $5. 1-3pm. 390-1300, www.rollerlandok.com.

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