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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

  • Sun, Jun 13, 2021

  • The Tulsa Tough Ride & Race is an annual three-day cycling festival designed to promote active lifestyles while showcasing the city of Tulsa. Tulsa Tough offers cycling activities for people of all abilities ranging from the 8-mile Townie Ride, to the Saturday and Sunday Gran Fondo with distances from 30-100 miles as well as criterium racing events.


    Various locations around downtown Tulsa View map

    Tulsa, OK, USA
  • Features Oklahoma’s largest contemporary craft show with nearly 800 booths of handmade, boutiques and gourmet food items including everything from jewelry and up-cycled furniture to clothing, home décor, handcrafted lotions & soaps and more. Vendors come from more than 20 states to sell their goods. Additionally, the Braum’s partnership allows Braum’s shoppers to redeem Fresh Market store receipts for free tickets to the 2020 Oklahoma shows. Complete details can be…


    OKC State Fair Park View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, 73107, OK, US
  • As Oklahoma's largest film festival and one of the "Top 20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" according to MovieMaker Magazine, the deadCenter Film Festival offers the chance to see new short films, documentaries, comedies, scary monster movies and some of the best independent films from around the world and all over Oklahoma. deadCenter Film Festival is pleased to bring director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s music documentary Summer of Soul (...Or,…


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • The annual family-focused part of the film festival is returning with online streaming as well as select family-friendly outdoor screenings that are free and open to the public. The outdoor screenings includes the OKC Thunder Film, Pause the Game. All films are available via the festival's digital platform.


    Online & various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Dodgers take the field against the Chihuahuas. Groups of 10 or more receive an OKC Dodgers hat and Braum's voucher for everyone in their group on Thursday and there will be post-game fireworks on Friday. Game times are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Monday & Tuesday at 7:05 p.m.; Sunday, 2:05 p.m.


    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    2 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma Cit, OK, US
  • The Endeavor Games are a nationally recognized competition that allows all athletes with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event. The games also provide training clinics for aspiring athletes. The UCO Endeavor Games will feature a variety of sporting competitions for athletes of all ages and abilities. The games include 10 sports — archery, cycling, paratriathlon, powerlifting, sitting volleyball, shooting, swimming, table tennis, track and field, and wheelchair basketball.…


    University of Central Oklahoma View map
    100 N University Dr,
    Edmond, OK
  • Features a family-friendly, virtual walk benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City. You pick where, who you walk with, and when. This year’s walk will kick things off Saturday, June 12 at 8 a.m. and go through Sunday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Preregister.  


    Virtual View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features live performances by local entertainers. Shows will take place on the Arena Stage located directly south of the splash pad and the Park House restaurant. Schedule: June 11 – Lucas Ross June 18 – Sugar Free Allstars July 2 – OKC Improv July 9 – Lyric Theatre July 16 – Wood Willow July 23 – Poetry & Chill Kids July 30 – RACE Dance Collective  


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. “The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.


    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • This award-winning festival features Native artisans and dancers. The dance showcase will feature elite Native American dancers. Guests can also enjoy the work of some of the nation’s most celebrated artists, take part in lectures, watch demonstrations and more. The annual parade and PowWow have been postponed until the fall of 2021. Schedule: Saturday Art Competition Awards, 8-9 am Art Market Open, 9am-7 pm Demonstrations and Activities, 1- 3 pm…


    Grand Event Center at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort View map
    777 Grand Casino Blvd,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Since 1973, the Symphony Show House has showcased the best in design while supporting the OKCPHIL and music education and community engagement. Public tours will be held from 11 am- 6 pm every day.  


    Symphony Show House - The Centennial House View map
    6700 N. Kelley Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Enjoy free, family-friendly activities at Bass Pro and Cabela’s. Gone Fishing Activities include: Free Catch-And-Release Ponds (or Casting Challenge): Kids can experience the excitement of fishing at in-store catch-and-release ponds (or casting challenges) and earn an FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) “First Fish Certificate” to celebrate the achievement (or Casting Certificate). 11 a.m.-4 p.m. local time) Free Fishing 101 Guide: Free copies of Nibbles & Bites teach the fundamentals of fishing and provide tips on…


    Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's View map
    200 Bass Pro Dr., 1200 W Memorial Rd
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills, and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens, while gathering with fellow artist and art lovers. Borrow drawing materials from Visitor Services Desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111,
  • Teens can join their peers in lively interactive conversation and navigate challenging topics facing our world today. Sessions will be held at the Oklahoma City National Memorial under the Survivor Tree every Tuesday in June. The sessions are geared toward teens (14-18 yrs) and will be facilitated by teens. It's free to participate but spots are limited. Preregister online.


    Oklahoma City National Memorial under the Survivor Tree View map
    620 N. Harvey Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family members. Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.; Sundays, 6 - 8 p.m.


    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK
  • Features a live, outdoor concert by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic with Kylie Morgan. Opening performers include Wood Willow, Middle Sister and Horseshoe Road. The concert will be held on the Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn. Guests are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. The schedule for this day is a follows: 6:15pm: Wood Willow (acoustic set) 6:45pm: Middle Sister (acoustic set) 7:15pm: Horseshoe Road (acoustic set)…


    Scissortail Park Love’s Travel Stage and Great Lawn View map
    415 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Enjoy a FREE concert every Sunday from June to August (live-streamed and in-person). Each week, enjoy a different genre of music from local and regional acts. The first two concerts will be held at the Jones Assembly patio, while the remaining concerts will be hosted on the Devon Lawn in the Myriad Gardens.


    The Jones Assembly & Myriad Gardens View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave, 301 W Reno Ave
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • The Summer Breeze Concert Series has become a Norman tradition, featuring national and local musicians performing in Norman's Lions Park. These May through September, Sunday evening concerts are casual family-friendly events. Bring a blanket and picnic basket. This fall KGOU will be rebroadcasting a Summer Breeze retrospective Sunday nights at 7 p.m. and listeners can find them at 106.3 FM Norman ~ 105.7 FM Oklahoma City ~ 88.1 FM Woodward…


    Lions Park View map
    450 S Flood Ave,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor concert series in the courtyard every Thursday.


    Parlor OKC View map
    11 NE 6th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Movies will be projected on the pump house of RIVERSPORT Rapids. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs and watch fun films from the banks of the lower pond or rent a tube or raft to watch from the water. Must be 8 or older to float on the water. 2021 Movie Lineup: Friday, June 11 • Jumanji – The Next Level Friday, July 9 • Pirates of the Caribbean –…


    RIVERSPORT Rapids View map
    800 Riversport Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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