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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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Check our Weekend Picks for this weekend’s best free family events

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Sometimes it is savy to spend money to save money. Whether you are looking for a great deal or a great gift idea, memberships to attractions are a good way to get the most for your money!

Check out these exciting ideas for endless entertainment year round on our cost-saving seasonal guides.

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All Free Events

Upcoming Events

  • Date: December 13, 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.


    Various locations View map

    Edmond, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019
    Lights on Markwell Avenue features an entire block Christmas light display set to music on 107.1 FM. Bring a canned good for food drive and be prepared to be wowed by this beautiful Christmas light display! Sunday - Thursday, 6-10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 6-11 p.m.
  • Date: December 13, 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


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019
    Features a holiday train, lights & decorations, firepits for roasting marshmallows, hot cocoa, strolling entertainment, food trucks and other vendors. Friday, 5 - 10 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Some activities require tickets. Entertainment Schedule: Friday, Dec. 13 The Promenade 5 – 9 p.m. | Inspyral Entertainment Promenade Entrance 5 – 6 p.m. | Wheeler Middle School Caroling 8 – 9 p.m. | Girl Scout Troop 136 Caroling…


    Scissortail Park - Promenade View map
    Oklahoma City Blvd and S. Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    The Red Earth Art Center celebrates the season Christmas trees adorned with handmade ornaments created to showcase the diverse Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique. Oklahoma Native Tribes participating in the 2019 Treefest include: Absentee Shawnee, Caddo, Cherokee, Cheyenne & Arapaho, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Citizen Potawatomi, Comanche, Delaware, Kaw, Muscogee (Creek), Osage, Seminole, Otoe Missouria, Ponca and Pawnee. The display will be located on the second and third floors of the…


    OSU/OKC Student Center View map
    900 N Portland,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 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.


    50 Penn Place View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    Features holiday themed crafting and snacks. Preregister.


    Moore Library View map
    225 S Howard,
    Moore, 73170, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Luminance is a new walk-thru Christmas light display. Stroll through 20 interactive 3D LED displays including a 25-foot walk-thru light tunnel and lighted trees and pavilions.


    Mitch Park View map
    1501 W Covell Rd,
    Edmond, OK
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
    Features more than 180,000 colorful LED lights draped along the buildings on North Broadway transforming the street into one beautiful Christmas light display. Open daily, dusk until dawn.


    Automobile Alley View map
    Broadway Ave, NW 4th to 10th,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 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.


    Joe B. Barnes View map
    8700 E. Reno Ave.,
    Midwest City, OK, USA