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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.

  • Wed, Oct 27, 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 come-&-go, hands-on science activities that can be easily replicated with everyday items found at home. Early Explorers is perfect for young scientists with short attention spans. No need to preregister.

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features books on a variety of topics, featuring many rare and out-of-print titles. Visitors can shop for reproductions of historic posters, maps and photographs; LPs; microfilm; and collectibles. For family history researchers, there will be a number of genealogical publications for sale. The Research Center also will be offering several framed items for 50 percent off the regular retail price. Proceeds from the Book Sale will benefit the OHS Research…

    Where

    The Oklahoma History Center View map
    800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features storytime in the Great Hall. Staff will share natural history, science and animal-themed stories. Advance reservations are not required.

    Where

    Sam Noble Museum View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Features a seasonal fair trade shop offering unique gifts, including a wide selection of folk art from around the world and more. All merchandise are fair trade items, from almost every continent, made by artisans who are paid a living wage for their work. All proceeds benefit PAMBE Ghana's La'Angum Learning Center in northern Ghana.

    Where

    PAMBE Ghana Global Market View map
    2420 N. Robinson,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, 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, safe, and sweet night with trunk or treating. St. Luke’s is looking for volunteers for this year’s Trunk or Treating. Wear your favorite costume, decorate your vehicle, and fill your trunk with candy for all the Trunk or Treaters who will be roaming the parking lot. Awards will be given for “Best Trunk” and many others. To sign up, visit stlukesokc.org and register your vehicle.

    Where

    St. Luke's Edmond View map
    900 N. Sooner Rd.,
    Edmond, 73034, 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
  • Features trunk or treating, candy and more. Costumes encouraged.

    Where

    CrossPointe Church View map
    2601 24th Ave SE,
    Norman, 73071, OK, US
  • Features the exciting rhythms and beautiful melodies of Brazil’s most famous songs, sambas, bossa novas, ballads, choro, fado, virtuoso instrumental tracks and more. The unique sound of the music of Brazil is a fusion of styles, from Portuguese and American jazz to Cuban and African rhythms.

    Where

    Armstrong Auditorium View map
    14400 S. Bryant Rd,
    Edmond, OK, US

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