Oklahoma City is brimming with things to do for families of all shapes and sizes. From state-of-the-art museums and playgrounds to other family-friendly venues, filter through these popular destinations and activities for every interest and age.
Color Me Mine is a walk-in studio that specializes in making custom creations come to life. Painters of every age are welcome to create with them – including Kid’s Night Out and summer workshops with painting, crafts, games and more.
Dodge City now offers paintball for 6 years old and up. Play for four hours on all eight courses. Enjoy the playground, picnic area, all-weather building and party areas. Bring your own food and charcoal and enjoy on-site outdoor grills.
Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge is a 12-lane family friendly bowling alley in Oklahoma City's growing Midtown neighborhood. The 12,000 square foot facility, which includes a lounge, a full-service bar and a VIP room, is a retro-inspired tribute to the…
Part of the Edmond Parks system, this park features three playgrounds, a volleyball court, exercise station, walking trail, kids’ fishing pond, stage and athletic complex. 2019 & 2022 Family Favorites Finalist - Place for a Family Picnic
Edmond offers 26 beautiful parks, seven of which offer pavilions available for rent and one dog park. Their park system offers 300 miles of trails where individuals and families can walk, run or bike. Other park offerings include playgrounds, disc…
With a focus on education, outreach and entertainment, their come-to-you animal programs are designed to educate the public about exotic animals, inspiring them to be involved in conservation. A 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Animal Experience).
Local arts collaborative company creating temporary, immersive installations with avant garde themes. A 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites winner (Tween/Teen Fun).
First opened in 2021, this museum helps visitors experience the collective histories, cultural diversity and contributions of the 39 distinctive First American Nations in Oklahoma today. A MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Place to Take Out-of-Town Visitors).
Take a step back to the Wild West and visit Frontier City, Oklahoma’s largest theme park featuring over 50 rides, shows and attractions for kids of all ages. Soar over the frontier on The Steel Lasso, Oklahoma’s only suspended family…
If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try a fun Family Swim. Family Swim is a great way for children and their families to spend an afternoon or evening together in a…
2019 Family Favorite Finalist - Places for Fun with Toddlers
White Water Bay, a tropical water paradise in Oklahoma City, features over 25 acres of water rides, slides and attractions. White Water Bay offers relaxing summer fun with its lazy river and children’s activity pools and shows its wet and…
An interactive, exotic animal zoological park.
Offers a unique opportunity for children of all ages to dress up and pretend to be everything – from a surgeon to a pilot – in order to see what interests them. Additional hands-on activities include duck races, a bubble factory and the Jasmine Ark…
Indoor playground offering a safe and fun environment for children 12 and under with zip lines, ball pits, a dedicated toddler section and more. A 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Indoor Fun/Amusement Venue).
Year-round productions of musicals, plays and new works, in the recently-renovated historic Plaza Theater. Summer productions held at the Civic Center Music Hall.
Offers bowling, laser tag, handcrafted food and more than 110 games. 2019 Family Favorites Finalist - Indoor Fun/Amusement
Offers bowling, laser tag, gravity ropes, billards and video and arcade games
Part of OKC Parks, Martin Park Nature Center offers a nature-themed playground, hiking trails, educational programs and an interactive learning center. A 2019 & 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Park).