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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

  • Fri, Apr 19, 2024

  • Features environmental speakers, electric vehicles, music & art, traditional Indigenous cuisine, sustainable wine tastings, circus arts, kids activities and more. See website for schedule.


    Guthrie Green View map
    111 Reconciliation Way,
    Tulsa, 74103, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma City Baseball Club takes the field against the River Cats. Tuesday, 6:05 p.m.; Wednesday, 11:05 p.m.; Thursday & Friday, 7:05 p.m.; Saturday, 6:05 p.m.; Sunday, 2:05 p.m. Promotional activities include: $2 Tuesday Postgame Fireworks on Friday Marvel's Defenders of the Diamond Night Kids run the bases on Sunday


    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    1 Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Nature POP!® Made with LEGO® Bricks from acclaimed artist Sean Kenney features over 40 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO pieces and explores the beauty of nature through highly stylized, colorful displays that stand in striking contrast with their surroundings. The exhibit will be placed throughout Tulsa Botanic Garden and scavenger hunts and interactive building stations will be available.


    Tulsa Botanic Garden View map
    3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr,
    Tulsa, 74127, OK, US
  • Features teams of experienced grill masters, live music, arts & crafts, inflatables and more. Friday, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.


    Liberty Fireworks View map
    2540 Liberty Blvd,
    Nicoma Park, OK, US
  • Based on the novel Eleanor and Abel by Annette Sanford, retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas, set in her routines and secure in her position as the town’s most respected woman—until a hole in her roof draws the attention of Abel Brown, a smooth-talking drifter intent on renovating Eleanor’s house, and possibly her life. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.


    Carpentar Square Theatre View map
    1009 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a remembrance program including the 168 seconds of silence and reading of the 168 names of those who were killed in the Oklahoma City bombing. Following the ceremony, bagpipers will lead the family members, survivors and first responders across the street to the Field of Empty Chairs. Seating will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the full ceremony will take place at 8:45 a.m.


    Oklahoma City National Memorial View map
    620 N Harvey,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • The annual 89er Days Celebration commemorates the Land Run of 1889 and the birth of Guthrie. The celebration features a chuckwagon feed, parade, carnival, rodeo and a host of other community events. See website for a complete schedule of events.


    Downtown View map

    Guthrie, OK, US
  • Kids and families are invited to climb, jump and play their way through this hands-on animatronic insect adventure! Bug Squad, now at Sam Noble, is unique traveling exhibit can be described as a full sensory experience with active spaces for kids and families to play. Each of the Bug Squad’s heroic characters was created to represent a variety of abilities, ethnicities and body types, each with their own unique storyline…


    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Features free admission to the Oklahoma City National Memorial Museum for all visitors. The museum will be open following the Remembrance Ceremony until 5 p.m., with last entry at 4 p.m.


    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum View map
    620 N Harvey Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features free live music on The Jones’ patio every weeknight from spring to fall. Upcoming performances include Kennedy Fine, Rocky Kanaga, Stoney LaRue, Sorry Darlin’ and more.


    The Jones Assembly View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Discover hidden treasures of the Museum and learn about the behind-the-scenes magic of The Cowboy. Kids take part in an exclusive vault tour with Museum curators and embark on a flashlight scavenger hunt to find the treasured artifact. After solving the mystery, end the night watching Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Popcorn provided. Children aged 7 and up; an adult must accompany children. $35; $30 for children…


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • In the kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, to be sad is to be happy, to feel pain is to feel joy, and death and suffering are the stuff of their dreams. Nonetheless, this quirky family still must deal with many of the same challenges faced by any other family, and the spookiest nightmare faced by every family creates the focus for this fun musical. The Addams Family Musical…


    Shawnee Little Theatre View map
    1829 N Airport Rd,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy by Matthew Barber, playwright of Enchanted April. Based on the novel Eleanor and Abel by Annette Sanford.  Retired schoolteacher Eleanor Bannister lives a quiet life alone in tiny Groverdell, Texas, set in her routines and secure in her position as the town’s most respected woman—until a hole in her roof draws the attention of Abel Brown, a smooth-talking drifter intent on renovating Eleanor’s house, and possibly her…


    Carpenter Square Theatre View map
    1009 West Reno,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK

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