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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

Upcoming Events

  • Date: November 22, 2019
    Enjoy complimentary fares on the OKC Streetcars on the weekends in celebration of their one year anniversary. FREE RIDE DATES:  Nov. 22 - 24 Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 Dec. 6 - 8 Dec. 13 - 15 Dec. 20 - 22 Dec. 27 - 29 Jan. 3 - 5

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
    Features free Zoo admission for the entire month of November for active duty, retired, veteran members of the military, National Guard and Reserves. Plus: Up to four immediate family members will receive 50% off of general Zoo admission on date of visit 40% off concessions and merchandise at the Zoo’s Safari Gift Shop $10 off all available Wild Encounter experiences

    Where

    Oklahoma City Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, USA
  • Date: November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Features a seasonal fair trade shop offering unique gifts, including a wide selection of folk art from around the world and more. All proceeds benefit PAMBE Ghana's La'Angum Learning Center in northern Ghana. Tuesday-Friday, noon - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Where

    50 Penn Place View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Kids can compete in a basketball free throw contest to win a frozen turkey. Age groups are: 6-8, 9-12, 13-17 & 18+. Preregister. Nov. 21 - Macklanburg Recreation Center, 2234 NW 117th St (5 - 6 p.m.) Nov. 22 - Melrose Recreation Center, 7800 Melrose Ln (5 - 6 p.m.) Nov. 22 - Pitts Center, 1920 N Kate Ave (5 - 7 p.m.) Nov. 22 - Minnis Recreation Center, 12628 NE 36th…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    In the spirit of the holiday season, Joe B. Barnes Regional Park is transformed into a twinkling wonderland of lights featuring more than 100 Christmas light displays including the majestic 118-foot Christmas tree illuminated with 9,000 bulbs. Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 6 - 11 p.m.

    Where

    Joe B. Barnes View map
    8700 E. Reno Ave.,
    Midwest City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
    Features a special holiday ceremony with Christmas carolers and more.

    Where

    UMB Parking lot View map
    1217 S Agnew,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 23, 2019
    Enjoy Christmas light displays throughout the city in Downtown Edmond, Spring Creek Plaza, Spring Creek Village, First Baptist Church, UCO and OC campuses. Luminance is a walk-thru holiday light display that will be open to the public at Mitch Park during the month of December from 5 - 10 p.m. A local company, Northwest Lawn Maintenance, has put together a festive display at 3000 S. Kelly.

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Edmond, OK, USA
  • Date: November 23, 2019
    Kids ages 2 to 8 are invited to come experience a free soccer session with professional instructors. Preregister.

    Where

    OKC Sports Center View map
    11100 N KELLEY AVE,
    Oklahoma City, 73131, OK, USA
  • Date: November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am
    Features over 100 vendors showcasing decor and fashion, handmade and unique items and the latest in direct sales. Attendees can also enjoy food truck, a silent auction, free photos with Santa and more. Proceeds from the show benefit the Alzheimer's Association of Oklahoma. Families can meet Santa and pose for a FREE photo with him.  

    Where

    Oklahoma City Pavilion View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Features a guided, scenic fall foliage hike. The hike is moderate to strenuous and begin at the Visitor's Center.

    Where

    Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge & Visitor's Center View map
    20539 State HWY 115,
    Lawton, 73505, OK, USA
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