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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

  • Thu, Jun 13, 2024

  • Features a festival that commemorates African American freedom, emphasizes education, celebrates the rich heritage of Greenwood, encourages healthy and active lifestyles, and advocates community impact.  

    Where

    Historic Greenwood Avenue View map

    Tulsa, OK, US
  • 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…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • This three-day festival features a diverse line-up of evening performers and educational events with the musicians during the day. Jazz in June is a free, family-friendly festival. Kicking off on Thursday, June 13, the festivities commence with a workshop featuring the prodigious Oz Noy at Norman Library West at 2 p.m., followed by captivating performances by Paul Benjamin and Oz Noy featuring Jimmy Haslip and Steve Pruitt at Andrews Park,…

    Where

    Andrews Park View map
    201 W Daws St,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. Performed by students in the Young Company. See website for show times.

    Where

    Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • 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.    

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features free daily art classes as well as art camps taught by professional teaching artists. Registration for camps can be found at OKC Parks and Recreation.  

    Where

    OKC Rec Centers View map

    Oklahoma City, 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…

    Where

    Harkins Bricktown 16 View map
    150 E. Reno Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features complimentary admission for the months of June, July & August. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

    Where

    Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art View map
    1900 W MacArthur St,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Features FREE admission and themed activities every Thursday in June and July starting at 10 a.m. Enjoy storytime, arts & crafts, outdoor games and more. Each Thursday will feature activities centered around a featured Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member. Themes will include: dinosaurs, brains & brawns, construction, the Olympic Games, and many more. Additionally, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is proud to partner with Oklahoma Chiller on June 20 and the…

    Where

    Oklahoma Hall of Fame View map
    1400 Classen Drive,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Explore the Museum galleries, plus enjoy a full bar with cocktails, beer, wine and grab-and-go sweet and savory items from Ganache Patisserie. Event Schedule:  Jan. 11 5:30-7 pm | Museum Book Club: Fusion Notes Jan. 18 7:30 pm | Black God, White Devil Film screening Jan. 25 6-9:30 pm | Film Society: Oscar Nomination Party

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Drive,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features free live music on The Jones’ patio every weeknight, Tuesday-Friday, from spring to fall. Upcoming performances include Max Sise, Brantley Cowan, Kenny Pitts and more.

    Where

    The Jones Assembly View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Sip and Stroll will feature an ALL-NEW expanded walking path through the Zoo, delicious food and amazing drinks. Discover wildlife while experiencing spectacular sunsets, delicious drinks and exclusive experiences. Each ticket purchased includes access to the elephant presentation, free rides on the Endangered Species Carousel and access to the Children’s Zoo Barnyard. This year, from every ticket purchased, $2 will go directly to conservation to support one of the Zoo's…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features live music on the patio every Thursday night. Please note that bands are subject to change and events may be canceled due to weather.

    Where

    Redrock Canyon Grill View map
    9221 Lake Hefner Parkway,
    Oklahoma City, 73120, OK, US
  • Features a movie set in 1965, 100 years after the announcement that the more than 250,000 enslaved black people in the Texas state were free by executive decree.  The film is a chronicle look at a campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. This is a PG - 13 film because of the violence, disaster action, strong language, and some drug…

    Where

    Southern Oaks Library View map
    6900 S Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73139, OK, US
  • Spend an evening under the trees at Hafer Park with your family enjoying local bands every Thursday from late May to July.  Please bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Schedule: May 23 Old Bulldog Band Classic Rock / Motown May 30 STARS Gotcha Covered Top 40 Classic Rock June 6 John the Franklin Souled Out Americana Pop Rock June 13 Erin Michelle Big Train and the Locomotives Country Blues June 20…

    Where

    Stephenson Park View map
    S Littler Ave & E 4th St,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, US
  • Features live music at O Bar every Thursday from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy skyline views paired with tunes from a rotating schedule of artists each month.

    Where

    O Bar View map
    1200 North Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features a series of FREE concerts of a variety of musical genres every Thursday night Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Concessions are available for purchase. 2024 Schedule:  June 6 - Mystery Dates June 13 - Steve Crossley June 20 - Big Train & The Loco Motives July 3 - Hi-Fi Hillbillies 5 p.m. July 3 - Winds of the Prairie 8:30 p.m. July 4 -…

    Where

    Chisholm Trail Park Gazebo View map
    500 W. Vandament,
    Yukon, 73099, OK, US
  • Features Oklahoma-based musicians live on a boat. Three 45-minute showtimes will be available each night at 7:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m. Concert boats will depart from the dock located just below Oklahoma Craft on the Bricktown Canal. Show details and booking at www.artafloatokc.com.  

    Where

    Bricktown Canal View map
    100 E. California,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features free live music the terrace. DARUMA is a fresh, new contemporary jazz project featuring original music by some of Denver’s finest young talent. Their sound takes audiences from deep grooves to intimate ballads to Coltrane-inspired swing. DARUMA reinterprets the jazz aesthetic for the 21st century and crosses it with progressive rock, film score and neo-soul in a genre-bending original sound.

    Where

    Oklahoma Contemporary View map
    11 NW 11th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Taking advantage of the transition to the Love’s Planetarium, the museum will utilize the current planetarium dome before its demolition as a creative canvas for laser light and sound shows. Set to hit music from various genres and iconic artists appealing to all ages, colorful lasers add a new level of music interaction. Multiple showtimes are available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from May 9 to June 15. Benefits…

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US

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