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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.

Editor’s note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the following events and venues may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. When around others, wear a mask, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. Find more information about the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma at  

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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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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 with affordable fun under $5 for every season.

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All Free Events

  • Mon, Jan 17, 2022

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features outdoor ice skating. Open 7 days a week, the Devon Ice Rink hosts daily public skating, private parties, and special events all winter long. Monday-Thursday, 3 - 9 p.m.; Friday, 3-11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Holiday Hours Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 24, 11am-11pm Thursday, November 25, 3-9pm Friday, November 26, 11am-11pm Winter Break – December 20-31 Monday-Friday, 11am-11pm Saturday, December…


    Myriad Botanical Gardens View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features a celebration with speakers and a unity march. Schedule: Sunday, January 16: MLK Day Celebration 7 p.m at the Stillwater Community Center Speakers include Dr. Laura Arata and others Honor 1956 graduates of Washington High School Monday, January 17: MLK Day Unity March 1 p.m. at Southern Woods Park march begins March will end at OSU Spears School of Business with additional activities to follow on campus Participants are welcome…


    Various locations View map

    Stillwater, OK, US
  • Come together with your community and help clean neighborhood and community parks across Norman. Volunteer at any of the parks in Norman. Upon sign up additional information will be sent. Preregister at


    Norman Parks View map
    various locations,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Also held: Feb. 1-28.


    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Features guest speakers, artists and performers from the Oklahoma City community celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


    North Church & Online View map
    1601 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma Cit y, 73134, OK, US
  • Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Gardens with a morning of live performances and crafts with local black artists and speakers who will feature their work in honor of Dr. King’s historic message. After the event, head to Walker Ave for the MLK Jr. Day Parade at 2 p.m. The Devon Ice Rink is open for extended hours, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 10-11:30 a.m. Park House…


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Honor a legend and celebrate freedom with the community. The parade is organized by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Society of Tulsa.


    Downtown Tulsa View map
    Detroit & John Hope Franklin Blvd,
    Tulsa, OK, US
  • Create your own canvas painting of Martin Luther King Jr with Tulsa artist Eddye K. She will walk attendees through techniques and skills to improve your brushwork skills using an outline of Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. on the canvas. Preregister.


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Includes basic skate rental, hotdog & drink. The whole family is welcome.


    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK, US
  • Before the Revolution, most American colonists had tended to think of themselves as British and were often deeply enamored with the culture and fashions of their cousins in London. That shifted after 1783 as many new citizens tried to kick start a distinctively American culture; to give America a national character different and distinctive from the national character of Britain. In this talk, the group will survey many different ways…


    Virtual event View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a special performance to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.


    McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church View map
    419 S University Blvd,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US

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