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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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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Date: January 23, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
    NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group is a free, peer-led support group for adults who are concerned about their mental health. NAMI Connection Groups allow you to talk about your experiences in a safe and confidential setting. The groups encourage empathy, productive discussion and a sense of community.


    Lottie House View map
    1311 North Lottie Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73117, OK, USA
  • Date: January 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    Features a dance party for ages 1 - 5.


    Midwest City Library View map
    8143 E Reno Ave,
    Midwest City, 73110, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020
    In recognition of the approaching 25th anniversary of the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing, the Oklahoma City Thunder will provide free admission to the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum on the 25th of every month in 2020. The museum is open Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. & Sunday, noon - 6 p.m.  The Museum is closed Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and…


    Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum View map
    620 N Harvey Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am
    Features a brief presentation followed by a park ranger-led trip to observe wintering bald eagles on the Lake of the Arbuckles. The tour begins at Travertine Nature Center. Following the tour, head over to the Chickasaw Cultural Center for a screening of the documentary American Eagle at 1 p.m. and some make-and-take activities for kids. Make-and-take activities include: - Bird feeders - Corn husk dolls - Construction paper eagles


    Chickasaw National Recreation Area View map

    Sulphur, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 10:15 am
    Features a weekly morning story time with occasional special guests. For ages 10 & under.


    Full Circle Bookstore View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 10:30 am
    Features a half-hour, all-ages story time.


    Commonplace Books View map
    1325 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
    FREE Crafts for kids ages 3+ every Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lakeshore Learning. No reservations necessary. Click here for the weekly project lineup.


    Lakeshore Learning View map
    6300 N. May Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73112, OK
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
    Features a kid-friendly story time and corresponding craft activity.


    Best of Books View map
    1313 E Danforth Rd,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
    Features a themed story time and related activity.


    Barnes and Noble Bookstore View map
    540 Ed Noble Parkway,
    Norman, 73072, OK, USA
  • Date: January 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
    Features a jigsaw puzzle tournament. Teams of 4 will be provided with identical 400-piece jigsaw puzzles. The first team to complete the puzzle challenge will be declared the champions and claim a prize. Participants can form their own teams of 4 and smaller groups may be assigned to a team. Registration is not required but attendance is limited to the first 24 people.


    Norman Central Library View map
    103 W Acres St,
    Norman, OK, USA