When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We’ve hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids having fun all month long. Oklahoma City has something special for everyone!
Here are our top 5 picks for things to do with teens & tweens this month:
Kubo And The Two Strings at Tower Theatre (425 NW 23rd St). Young Kubo’s peaceful existence comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Film rated PG; under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. $10. 1 p.m.
Junior Forensics at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology (10301 S Sunnylane Rd) features hands-on activities to learn to “read” the features of a human skull to determine: age, sex, physical trauma and/or illness. Preregister. $20. 2 – 3:30 p.m.
Sept. 12 – 22
Oklahoma State Fair at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features fair food, midway games and rides, five exhibit halls, concerts, livestock competitions and more. Adults, $12; kids (6-11), $6; kids (5 & under), free. See website for a complete schedule of events.
FREE Oklahoma Book Festival in the Boathouse District (732 Riversport Dr) features authors, illustrators, presentations, panel discussions, live entertainment, poetry readings, book vendors, costumed characters, story time and crafts for kids and more. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
FREE Kings of Leon Concert at Scissortail Park (Oklahoma City Blvd and Robinson Ave) features ribbon cutting & dedication ceremony, a free concert, food trucks and family activities. Gates open at 5 p.m.