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Free, Fun Family Activities

The Only Thing Better than Family Fun is FREE Family Fun!

Our website is packed with things to do to have fun with the whole family without spending a dime. Below, you’ll find a list of inspiring ideas of the best free events happening this month, reader-favorite free activities and more free things to do with kids in OKC! Want even more ideas? Check out our searchable calendar filled with community events for families or keep scrolling to see events happening today throughout the Oklahoma City metro that are free to attend.


   

 

 

 

 

 


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All Free Events

  • Sat, Mar 2, 2024

  • Features outdoor-focused vendors, exhibits and seminars as well as kids' activities. Friday, 11 a.m - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Where

    State Fair Park - The Pavilion View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features an all-American love story about two very new Americans. It’s 1975. Saigon has fallen. He lost his wife. She lost her fiancé. But now in a new land, they just might find each other. Part cross-country road trip, part romantic comedy, Vietgone will take audiences on a journey through time to reexamine a pivotal moment in American history. See website for show times.

    Where

    Oklahoma Contemporary View map
    11 NW 11th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features a community production with a cast of 8th through 12th grade students from The Studio of the Sooner Theatre. Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    Sooner Theatre View map
    101 E Main St,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US
  • Features a production based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Show times: Feb. 23 - 10:30 a.m. March 1 - 10:30 a.m. March 2 - 2 p.m. March 3 - 2 p.m. March 8 - 10:30 a.m. March 15 - 10:30 a.m. March 29 - 10:30 a.m. April 5 - 10:30 a.m. April 6 - 2 p.m. April 7 - 2 p.m.

    Where

    OCT Children's Center for the Arts - Oklahoma City University View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy about a triangle of unrequited love. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    Shakespeare on the Paseo View map
    2920 Paseo,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Nearly 14…

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK
  • Features an Easter Bunny visit and photo opportunity at Penn Square Mall. The Bunny arrives March 1 and will be available for visits until Saturday, March 30. Pet photos available March 10, 6:30-8 p.m. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Make Bunny reservations today by clicking here.

    Where

    Penn Square Mall View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • Features screenings of nominated short films including live-action, documentaries and animation. See website for a complete schedule of showtimes. Films may include adult themes.

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Monkey Business is a semi-annual sales event featuring everything that relates to children, teens, and moms-to-be. This sale is designed to help you not only find great bargains but also help you sell your previously loved items at a great price.

    Where

    Heart of Oklahoma Expo Centeer View map
    1700 W Independence S,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Features items for children, teens and moms-to-be. Thursday & Friday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (half-price day)

    Where

    Shawnee Expo Center View map
    1700 W Independence,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Features special appearances, a military vehicle exhibit, model debuts, a classic car show, special events, vendor booths, activities for the kids and more. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. See website for a full schedule of events.

    Where

    State Fair Park's Bennett Event Center View map
    333 Gordon Cooper Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Known for being a sharpshooting pioneer, Annie Oakley embodied the Code of the West with her remarkable skill, courage and unwavering determination to her craft. Learn how Oakley “aimed high!” and create a sharpshooting medal to take home.

    Where

    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features free admission for adult Oklahoma residents. Explore the history of Tulsa's historic Greenwood District and the spirit of its Black citizens. Proof of residency required.

    Where

    Greenwood Rising History Center View map
    23 N Greenwood Ave,
    Tulsa, 74120, OK, US
  • Features thrilling barrel racing competitions starting on Friday afternoon and continuing through Sunday. See website for

    Where

    Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center View map
    700 W Independence St,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Each First Friday, Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, guest artists and a variety of live entertainment - all within walking distance. Ten restaurants and a handful of other shops round out the Paseo’s distinctive atmosphere. For March, the Paseo Arts Association will open three new exhibitions at the Paseo Arts and Creativity Center. These shows include Catherine Chapman in Gallery I, The March Show in Gallery II and Because…

    Where

    Paseo District View map
    NW 30th & 27th Streets, Walker and Hudson Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a musical variety show with choreography, singing, parody and friendly competition.

    Where

    Baugh Auditorium View map
    2501 E Memorial Rd,
    Edmond, OK
  • This adult comedy is a century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be the boy who would not grow up. From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, “Peter and the Starcatcher” playfully explores the depths of greed and despair and the bonds of friendship, duty and love.

    Where

    Taylor Recreation Center View map
    6998 S Winston Way,
    Oklahoma City, 73139, OK, US

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