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If you are looking for things to do with your kids, you are in the right place! MetroFamily scours the OKC metro so you can find all of the best events for families all in one place. Find fun ways to spend time with the whole family, including can’t-miss events happening in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Moore, Yukon and beyond on our searchable calendar.

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Editor’s Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the events and venues featured may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. Get vaccinated if you are a candidate and when around others, wear a mask, avoid crowded indoor spaces, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. 

Find more information about the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma at oklahoma.gov/covid19. To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and vaccine clinic locations, visit vaxokc.com.

  • Mon, Oct 25, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • The annual National Weather Festival highlights the many weather-related organizations and activities in central Oklahoma. The event is virtual this year with children's activities, speakers and more. There may be some in-person events to catch during the week, check for updates on Facebook.

    Where

    Social media View map

    Norman, OK, US
  • The folks at Hunter’s Home have created a fun and safe alternative to the historic home’s annual Ghost Stories event. Participants can hear bewitching tales, uncover mysteries of the antebellum property built in 1845, and see the site after dark through a Facebook version of the popular event for 2021. By joining the private Facebook group “Life at Hunter’s Home: Ghost Stories,” viewers can enjoy complete access to special, spooky…

    Where

    Facebook View map

    Park Hill, OK, US
  • Features a new immersive experience with life-sized dinosaur fossils and animatronic models that demonstrate movement and sounds like prehistoric creatures. This interactive experience has 15 one-of-a-kind animatronic displays and 8 skeleton replicas. Learn how dinosaurs evolved over time and where they roamed as well as what the OKC Zoo is doing to fight the extinction of Oklahoma’s beloved lizard, the horny toad, also known as the Texas horned lizard. Dino…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a family-friendly evening that includes spooky tunes, roaming characters, photo ops and trick-or-treating at over 35 participating businesses. Find the Sanderson Sisters roaming the district during the event. Plus, Frozen’s Elsa and Anna, and Batman will be available for photos and visits during the event. Attendees can pick up an event map from the information booth on the Mickey Mantle Plaza of the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark to plot their…

    Where

    Bricktown View map
    Reno & Mickey Mantle,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features treats, drinks, giveaways, art, live music and more from participating businesses.

    Where

    Film Row View map
    California to NW 4th, Classen to Hudson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a fun evening of contests, spooky music, dancing and more for boys ages 4 - 12 & their mummies. There will also be creepy games, face painting, a mummy wrapping contest, dance contest and candy. All attendants receive one hotdog and one drink. Capacity is limited.

    Where

    Jackie Cooper Gym View map
    1024 E. Main,
    Yukon, 73099, OK, US
  • Features seven nights of indoor trick-or-treating for kids of all ages. Guests can follow the Trick-or-Treat trail for candy and see marine life in the surrounding exhibits. Dress up in your best Halloween costume for a chance to win prizes. This year’s event will include protocols to ensure the health and safety of our guests, vendors, staff, and volunteers. Safety measures include nightly admission caps, mask requirements, and glove requirements…

    Where

    Oklahoma Aquarium View map
    300 Aquarium Dr,
    Jenks, OK, US
  • With children ages 5 to 11 soon to be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, parents may have questions about the vaccine and what to expect afterward. Calin Kirk, M.D., will answer some common questions about the vaccine and other routine vaccinations for this age group. Dr. Kirk will answer any questions or concerns you have. You can submit questions prior to the event.

    Where

    Facebook View map

    OK, US
  • Features organist Jelani Eddington. Eddington has been featured at numerous national and regional conventions of the American Theatre Organ Society and has toured extensively. He has also produced and marketed more than thirty theatre organ albums on some of the best-known and most dynamic instruments in the country. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Where

    Oklahoma History Center View map
    800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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