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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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Looking for more fun free (or nearly) family activities and family discounts? Find even more things to do below:

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

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All Free Events

  • Sun, Aug 1, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Opera Amici and Painted Sky Opera present a delightful romp in this new adaptation of an operatic fairy tale favorite - Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck.  Designed with kids in mind and performed in English, this magical journey features the traditional story of Hansel and Gretel, a witch, and a gingerbread house in the forest. Matinee performances recommended for "G" audiences, evening performances recommended for" PG-13" audiences Show times:…


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features a choreographic showcase on July 30, a free community dance day on July 31 and Solocoreografico (Solo choreography) performances on July 31 and August 1.


    University of Central Oklahoma Mitchell Hall Theatre View map
    100 N University Dr,
    Edmond, OK, US
  • Features a new immersive experience with life-sized dinosaur fossils and animatronic models that demonstrate movement and sounds like prehistoric creatures. This interactive experience has 15 one-of-a-kind animatronic displays and 8 skeleton replicas. Learn how dinosaurs evolved over time and where they roamed as well as what the OKC Zoo is doing to fight the extinction of Oklahoma’s beloved lizard, the horny toad, also known as the Texas horned lizard. Dino…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Learn from industry professionals on a variety of topics. Writers of all ages, skill levels, mediums, and genres are welcome. Activities include storytelling, author talks, take-home kits and more. Preregister.


    Online & a various libraries View map

    Oklahoma City, 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
  • 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. Schedule JUNE: The Jones Assembly and Myriad Gardens 6.6: Ckai Dawson and Elevation Band* – R&B/Soul *Performance…


    The Jones Assembly & Myriad Gardens View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave, 301 W Reno Ave
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor concert series in the courtyard every Thursday.


    Parlor OKC View map
    11 NE 6th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK

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