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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, Feb 23, 2024

  • Robert Montano shares a wild, autobiographical ride about the wears of childhood, family, racism, bulimia and the misunderstood life of being a horse jockey. Nearly ravaged by addiction in order to stay “small,” Montano ignites complex and universal themes of struggle and sacrifice to pursue a passionate dream, first to race horses, and then to be a professional dancer. A rocky story of the racetrack, Small is about a boy…


    Lyric’s Plaza Theatre View map
    1725 NW 16th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a variety of independent films, screenplays, music videos and photography from all genres. Every filmmaker is given time for a Q&A after their screening so the audience and filmmakers can connect and network.


    Various locations View map

    Edmond, OK, US
  • All healthcare workers and emergency responders can receive free general Zoo admission and 50% off general admission for up to four guests (on the date of visit) in recognition of Healthcare Workers and Emergency Responders Appreciation Month this February. Healthcare workers and emergency responders must present a valid work ID or badge at the Zoo’s ticket windows upon arrival to receive complimentary admission for themselves and discounts for up to…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy about a triangle of unrequited love. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.


    Shakespeare on the Paseo View map
    2920 Paseo,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Nearly 14…


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK
  • Explore the galleries with the Museum mascots and the Kids Guide! Select which cowpoke and trail you would like to follow and learn more about all the fun and fascinating things at The Cowboy. Join Chester the Scissortail Flycatcher, Hopalong the Jackrabbit, Ma’ii the Coyote and Cisco the Mustang and solve the Cowboy Code.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Bill Pickett, the legendary rodeo star, exemplified the values of the Code of the West through his determination, courage and dedication to the cowboy way of life. Learn more about Bill Pickett’s rodeo story and create a steer to take with you.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features free admission for adult Oklahoma residents. Explore the history of Tulsa's historic Greenwood District and the spirit of its Black citizens. Proof of residency required.


    Greenwood Rising History Center View map
    23 N Greenwood Ave,
    Tulsa, 74120, OK, US
  • Best of Books will select popular titles and books you may have missed to surprise guests with a book based on their interests. Each book will be wrapped up and include notes on the genre, tropes and other hints to help guests find a match they’ll love. Ellis Island is mixing up a featured bookish drink to be revealed at the event. There will be a special drink pairing menu to…


    Ellis Island View map
    3324 s Bryant Ave Ste 130,
    Edmond, 73013, OK, US
  • Features an evening of tastes and sips at the Oklahoma City Convention Center Ballroom. Sponsors and attendees will enjoy more than 30 of our city's finest restaurants, participate in auctions, play games and more. Funds raised benefit our evidence-based, one-to-one mentoring program, which pairs volunteer mentors (Bigs) with children (Littles) who need help with self-esteem, decision-making, and other areas of life.


    Oklahoma City Convention Center Ballroom View map
    100 Mick Cornett Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Step into a world where science meets fun, and quantum physics takes center stage. Take an epic journey through the Quantum Arcade, where you can challenge your friends to mind-boggling games and activities. Explore a reimagined version of the Double Slit Experiment and get ready for a splash of excitement and enlightenment! Visit our Schrodinger's Cat Cafe, with Oklahoma City's Don't Stress Meowt, and fill out an application to adopt your…


    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • You know the classic whodunnit story -- there's been a murder at a country manor and an inspector is set on the case to find out who the culprit is. However, when this plot is given to the accident-prone actors at The Drama Society, everything that can go wrong... does! The actors and the crew battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call with hilarious…


    Shawnee Little Theatre View map
    1829 N Airport Dr,,
    Shawnee, 74804, OK, US
  • Features local musicians as they collaborate with artists of other disciplines. In January, Indie singer/songwriter Sky Hemenway will collaborate with miniature artist Teenykind. Also catch Folk singer/songwriter Janice Francis-Smith in collaboration with soft sculpture artist Atomic Kudzu Creations.


    Factory Obscura View map
    25 Northwest 9th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US

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