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 2019 Guide to Mother's Day Fun, which includes numerous ways to enjoy an unforgettable day with Mom in the OKC metro.
Also, find our reader-suggested OKC area Mother's Day brunch suggestions here!
[Editor's Note: This is a working list last updated April 18, 2019 so check back often for new listings. If you know of a Mother's Day themed event or activity that you would like to have included, please email the listing information to email@example.com or leave a comment below.]
FREE Dancing in the Gardens at Myriad Gardens Seasonal Plaza (301 W Reno Ave) features an evening of dancing with a live DJ. All ages welcome. 7 – 10 p.m.
May 3 & 4
Babies at the Museum at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features a program designed especially for babies ages 0 – 24 and their caregivers. Enjoy playtime, coffee for the caregivers, structured gallery activities and full day admission. Members, $5; nonmembers, $12. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – noon.
Old Chicken Farm Vintage Barn Sale (12699 E Britton Rd, Jones) features vintage furniture, decor, handmade treasures, re-purposed possessions and more. Adults, $5, kids (13&under), free. Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
El Reno Fried Onion Burger Day in Downtown El Reno (various locations) features the cooking of the world's largest fried onion hamburger and features carnival rides, games, live entertainment and more. Friday night's concert features A Thousand Horses, the Jason Young Band and Dalton Cyr. Friday, $10; Saturday, entry is free. Friday, 5:30 – 10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
May 3 – 5
FREE Arts Festival in Downtown Edmond (30 W 1st St, Edmond) features artist booths filled with paintings, sculpture, jewelry, pottery and more as well as food vendors, live music and children's activities including inflatables and a free children’s art tent. Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Rose Rock Music Festival in Downtown Noble (304 S Main St, Noble) features a carnival, art and craft vendors, parade, live music and more. Festivities begin Friday, 5 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.
May 3 – 5 & 10 – 12
Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at The Castle of Muskogee (3400 W Fern Mountain Rd, Muskogee) features costumed performers and artisans, Renaissance music, magic, comedy, juggling, jousting, tomfoolery, arts, food, drink, and more. Enjoy day time events like the Queen’s Tea, the Royal Luncheon, and the King’s Smoker and after-hours entertainment at the Masqued Ball, the Pirate’s Feast and the Ceilidh. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
FREE V-Dubs on Automobile Alley (NW 8th Street between Robinson and Oklahoma Ave) features a car show, live music, art exhibit, pop-up park, VDub Love photo booth and Pente tournament. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
FREE Annual Edmond Family Bike Ride at Edmond Park at Arcadia Lake (7100 E Second St, Edmond) features a safety talk and family bike ride in conjunction with Arcadia Lake Bike Day. 8:30 a.m.
FREE Kids Workshop at Home Depot (various locations). Make Mom a handmade blooming art piece. Preregister. 9 a.m. – noon.
OKC Garden Fest at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features vendors with herbs, perennials, roses, produce, pottery, jewelry, wineries, food products and food trucks. There will also be activities for kids. Free to attend. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Festival of the Child at Yukon City Park (2200 S Holly Ave, Yukon) features storytellers, kayaking, moon bounces, crafts, pony rides and more. All activities are geared for children 12 and under. $5 in advance, $7 day of. 10am-4pm. 354-8442, www.cityofyukonok.gov
Prague Kolache Festival in Downtown Prague (1107 N Broadway Ave, Prague) features dancing, music, food, crafts, a parade, carnival rides, royalty and more. Free to attend. See website for schedule.
FREE Red Brick Nights Street Festival in Downtown Guthrie (2nd & Harrison Ave, Guthrie) features pop-up shops, food trucks and live music. 5 p.m.
May 4 & 5
Oklahoma Orchid Society Show & Sale at Will Rogers Gardens (3400 NW 36th St) features orchids from around the world on display and for sale. Free to attend. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
May 9 – 12
Rooster Days Festival at Central Park (1500 S Main St, Broken Arrow) features a carnival, parade, live entertainment, festival food and more. Thursday, 5 – 10 p.m.; Friday, 5 – 11 p.m. & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 6 p.m.
FREE 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk in the Norman Arts District (downtown Norman) features a monthly celebration of the arts in Norman. 6 – 9 p.m.
FREE Movie Night @ the Park at Mitch Park (2733 Marilyn Williams Dr, Edmond) features a screening of the Christopher Robin. Concessions available for purchase. Movies begin at dark.
FREE LIVE on the Plaza in the Plaza District (1700 block of NW 16th St) features artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more on the second Friday of the month. 6 – 10 p.m.
May 10 – 12
Big 12 Softball Championship at National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum (2801 NE 50th St) features the pool play by the six top teams in the Big 12. $15 – $25. See website for game times.
May 10 – 12
Arts for All Festival at Shelper Park (W Gore Blvd, Lawton) features 90 artists, two stages of live entertainment, a youth art competition, children's art area and multicultural food vendors. Free to attend. Friday, 4 – 8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. & Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Stillwell Strawberry Festival in Downtown Stillwell (Olive & Oak St, Stillwell) features games, live entertainment, FREE strawberries and ice cream, a 5K run as well as a rodeo, carnival, parade and more. Free to attend. 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
FREE Children’s Story Time at Full Circle Books (1900 NW Expressway) features a fun story time with Miss Julie. 10:15 a.m.
FREE Littles Story Time at Commonplace Books (1325 N Walker Ave) features a half-hour, all-ages story time. 10:30 a.m.
FREE See You Saturdays at the Gaylord Pickens Museum (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Railfest at Moore’s Central Park (700 S Broadway Ave, Moore) features a model train show, family activities, food trucks, music and more. 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Indian Taco Sale and Indie Market at the OK Choctaw Tribal Alliance (5320 S Youngs Blvd) features traditional Indian tacos and other native dishes as well as native vendors selling crafts and handmade goods. Proceeds benefit the OK Choctaw Tribal Alliance. 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m..
FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning (6300 N May Ave) features a memory frame craft. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
FREE Beats & Bites Festival at Riverwind Casino (1544 W State Hwy 9, Norman). Dine on some of the best cuisine from local food trucks while enjoying live entertainment under the stars as well as local vendors. 6 – 11 p.m.
May 10 & 11
Italian Festival at McAlester Expo Center (4500 W Hwy 270, McAlester) features Italian food, live entertainment, shopping, and kids’ activities including Italian games, an obstacles course and carnival. 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Mother’s Day Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center (867 Cooper Memorial Dr, Sulphur). Mothers receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center and free cookies and tea in the Aaimpa' Café. Adults, $6; Moms & Kids under 12, FREE. Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mother's Day Brunch at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features carving stations, a variety of vegetables, fresh salads, and other tempting side offerings as well as an extensive dessert buffet. Reservations required. Adults, $35; kids (5-10), $17.50; kids (4&under), free. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy (5800 NW 36th St) includes admission, basic skate rental, pizza & drinks for up to five family members. Moms skate free! $6; family night package, $29. 6 – 8 p.m.
FREE Admission for Moms on Mother’s Day at the following venues:
(Please contact selected venue as policies & offers vary)
- Andy Alligator's Water Park, moms swim for free and everyone pays a child's admission price.
- Chickasaw Cultural Center, Moms receive free admission to the Chikasha Poya Exhibit Center, Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 5 p.m. noon-5 p.m.
- Crystal Bridge Conservatory, free admission for moms with paid family member, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, free admission for moms from 1 – 4 p.m.
- Oklahoma Aquarium, free admission for moms with a paid adult admission, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Oklahoma City Museum of Art, free admission for moms, Noon – 5 p.m.
- Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum, moms get in free with the purchase of an adult admission, noon-6 p.m.
- Orr Family Farm, free admission for moms on Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
- RIVERSPORT Adventures, Get a day pass and mom gets one of equal value for FREE, plus BOGO entrées at Big Water Grill, and mom gets one free photo.
- Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, complimentary admission for moms from 1-5 p.m.
- Skate Galaxy, Moms skate free on Mother's Day, 1-3:45 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.