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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

  • Mon, Jun 24, 2024

  • Saddle up for adventure with the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum where a storytelling cowboy shares tools of the trade and how to survive the Wild West. Schedule: June 5 - The Village Library, 1-2 p.m. June 7 - Midwest City Library, 2-3 p.m. June 12 - Capitol Hill Library, 2-3 p.m. June 18 - Bethany Library, 1-2 p.m. June 25 - Southern Oaks Library, 2-3 p.m. July 11…


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a variety of musical styles and performing arts, such as rock music, puppet shows, hip-hop demonstrations and opera. Every week a new artist will be featured.    


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • The library will be transformed into life-size Candyland that your family can do on your own. Stop by the reference desk and tell them you want to play. Library hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1-6 p.m.


    Bethany Library View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Help Mothman find his friends at the library. Visit the children's department to complete a fun scavenger hunt and win a prize if you can unscramble the secret word. One prize per person. Library Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 1-6 p.m.


    Downtown Library View map
    300 Park Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Defend yourself from a horde of ferocious dragons in this engineering-based program for children. Create, build and test your own anti-dragon defense system against a variety of dragon hides. Learn how the shape and materials of projectiles affect their speed and trajectory in this magically medieval hands-on program. Preregister. Schedule:  June 5 - Ralph Ellison Library, 2-3 p.m. June 11 - Jones Library, 4-5 p.m. June 13 - The Village…


    Metropolitan libraries View map
    various locations,
    OKC, OK, US
  • Prepare to be spooked and have your wits and logic put to the test in this horror adventure game full of challenges inspired by STEM and real-world forensic techniques. Bring your nerves of steel and prepare to work together to solve this spine-tingling mystery! Presented by the Science Museum of Oklahoma. Preregister. Schedule:  June 24 - Southern Oaks Library, 6-7 p.m. June 25- Almonte Library, 6-7 p.m. June 27 -…


    Metropolitan libraries View map
    various locations,
    OKC Metro, OK, US
  • Harkins Theatre will again have its annual kid’s movie program offering family-favorite films. Individual tickets are available the day of the show for $2 each. Doors open at 9 a.m. and all shows begin at 9:45 a.m. with movies running every weekday through Friday, July 26. 2024 Movies:  June 3-7 – Trolls Band Together   June 10-14 – Sonic the Hedgehog June 17-21 – PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie June 24-28 – Leo July 1-5 – Teenage…


    Harkins Bricktown 16 View map
    150 E. Reno Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features fun activities that explore and celebrate the world of plants. Each weekday offers a new theme. Mondays: Make It Monday Tuesdays: Tasty Tuesday Wednesdays: Reading Wednesday Thursdays: Pot-It-Up Thursday Fridays: Scavenger Hunt Friday


    Myriad Botanical Gardens' Children's Garden Porch View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a screening of the film, Juneteenth: Faith & Freedom, and a poetry session.


    Ralph Ellison Library View map
    2000 NE 23rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US

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