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Top Family Events in the Oklahoma City Metro
October 23-26, 2014

MetroFamily's Weekend Picks is your go-to source for weekend family fun. Whether you live in OKC, Edmond, Moore, Norman or nearby, we'll help you find the best weekend activities for your family. Be sure to fill out the form at the end of the page to receive Weekend Picks by email every Thursday! 

Our Top 12 Weekend Picks

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  • FREE Magic Lantern Celebration at the Paseo Arts District (NW 28th & Walker) offers hands-on costume making workshops followed by a festive costume parade with art, dancing and singing. Sunday, 3-7:30pm. 525-2688, www.thepaseo.com. 

 

  •  FREE 2nd Annual Downtown Norman Fall Fest (Main & Jones) features trick-or-treating, a costume contest and a performance of Wolves & Witches by the Cimarron Opera. Friday, 6-9pm. 366-8095, www.visitnorman.com.
  • Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Party at Unpluggits Playstudio (575 Enterprise Dr, Edmond) is a Halloween party with games, crafts and face painting plus regular admission activites. Costumes encouraged. $5. Friday, 6-8pm. 340-7584, www.unpluggits.com.  
  • FREE Homecoming Walk-Around at Oklahoma State University (700 W Hall of Fame Ave, Stillwater) offers carnival rides and games, food vendors and Greek houses decorated for Homecoming. Friday, 6:30pm. 405-744-5000, www.okstate.com.
  • FREE Council Road Baptist Church Fall Festival (2900 N Council Rd) features horse-drawn wagon rides, inflatables and local food trucks. Admission is free, but festival attractions raise funds for Karis Adoption Fund. Saturday, 10am-2pm. 789-3175, www.councilroad.org//fall-festival-2014.
  • Bright Night of Not-So-Frightening Fun at Science Museum Oklahoma (2100 NE 52nd) is an overnight experience featuring a haunted lab and fun experiments. Costumes encouraged. One adult required for every six children attending. Preregister. $10 for members and military; $45 for non-members; $25 for accompanying adults. Friday, 7pm. 602-6664, www.sciencemuseumoklahoma.org.
  • Mummy & Son Dance at the Moore Community Center (301 S Howard) offers two Halloween dances for mothers and sons ages 4-14. Costumes encouraged. Concessions for sale. $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Friday, 6-9pm. 793-5090, www.cityofmoore.com/fun.  
  • Monster Dash 5K & Fun Run at Reaves Park (2501 Jenkins Ave, Norman) is a Halloween run for the whole family featuring costume contests, inflatables, face painting and games. Preregister. $10 for age 12 and under; $30 for age 13 and up. Saturday, 9am. 329-9617, www.facebook.com/MonsterDashNorman
  • FREE Spooksville at the Yukon Community Center (2200 S Holly) includes a dog costume contest, childrens' costume contest, concessions and a carnival with clowns and magicians. Saturday, 1-6pm. 354-8442, www.cityofyukonok.gov.
  • FREE Old-Fashioned Fall Festival at Festival Marketplace (30 W First St, Edmond) features pumpkin painting, a vintage tractor display, free horse-drawn carriage rides, food and live music. Costumes encouraged. Saturday, 3:30-5:30pm. 
    249-9391, www.downtownedmondok.com.
  • FREE Boo Ha Ha at Brookhaven Village (3700 W Robinson St, Norman) features inflatables, trick-or-treating at local businesses, a talent show, costume contests and family yoga. Saturday, 5-7:30pm.
    321-7500, www.brookhaven-village.com
  • FREE New Covenant United Methodist Church Trunk or Treat (2700 S Boulevard) celebrates the grand opening of the church's new children's building with food, games, candy, inflatables and fall-themed activities. 562-3200, www.newcov.tv.

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