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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

  • Sun, Sep 24, 2023

  • Discover the man behind the music and one of the most celebrated composers of all time, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. See website for show times.


    Lyric’s Plaza Theatre View map
    1727 NW 16th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • The Just Between Friends Consignment Sale offers new & gently used children’s clothes, toys, furniture & accessories.  


    Cleveland County Fairgrounds View map
    615 E Robinson,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features high-quality, gently used items including clothing (sizes infant-teen & maternity), shoes, baby equipment, furniture, toys, nursery decor, books and more. See website for schedule.


    Gaylord University Center (Oklahoma Christian University) View map
    2501 E Memorial Rd,
    Edmond, 73013, OK, US
  • The New York Philharmonic returns to Stillwater to thrill audiences with three distinct concert experiences featuring guest artists. Schedule Sept. 15 - Bright Night Gala Concert, Guest violinist Stefan Jackiw, 6 p.m. Sept. 23 - Saturday Night at the Movies, Maestro Jaap van Zweden and Jeff Tyzik, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24- New World Symphony, pianist Anne-Marie McDermott, 2 p.m.


    McKnight Center for the Performing Arts View map
    705 W University Ave,
    Stillwater, 74074, OK, US
  • Two young people torn apart by a divided society and forbidden love will risk everything to be together. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change.   Thursday, 7:30; Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 p.m.


    Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park View map
    2920 Paseo,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Something terrible happened to Junie B. Jones at school today! Someone stole her new furry mittens! So when Junie B. finds a wonderful pen of many colors, she should be allowed to keep it, right?? Show times: Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 2 p.m. Sept. 24, 2 p.m. Sept. 29, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 13, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m. Nov.…


    Oklahoma Children's Theatre View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a sunflower field. Cut stem flowers will be for sale. 


    Horn Canna Farm View map
    3041 County Road 1240,
    Carnegie, 73015, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma State Fair is an end-of-summer annual tradition. The 2023 Oklahoma State Fair will feature free concerts, food and shopping vendors, shows, exhibits, games, carnival rides and more. Disney On Ice will return for performances in the Jim Norick Arena. Midway ride tickets will move from paper to digital tickets. Special Discount Days Thursday: Opening Day -  $8 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE); $3…


    State Fair Park View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Learn what you can do to help protect endangered gorillas in the wild and their habitat from our conservation and animal experts. Activities include photo opportunities, Facebook live videos and more. Event activities are free with Zoo admission.


    Oklahoma City Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a beer garden, live music, family activities, sand volleyball, local artists and shopping pop-up booths. Benefits the Mesta Park Neighborhood Association.


    Perle Mesta Park View map
    1900 N Shartel Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features a tournament for seasoned pickleball players and beginners Enjoy friendly competition, fun, snacks and the chance to win raffle prizes. Benefits Girls on the Run of Central Oklahoma.


    Chicken N' Pickle View map
    8400 N Oklahoma Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73114, OK, US
  • Features free live music on The Jones’ patio every Tuesday-Friday. Upcoming performances include Jason Scott, Brandon Birdwell, Clayton Fike, Just Chels and more.


    The Jones Assembly View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK
  • Enjoy FREE concerts on select Sundays. Enjoy live music from a variety of genres, including rock & roll, country, jazz, classical, and Latin music. Held Sundays Aug. 27, Sept. 10 & 24, Oct. 8 Schedule: Aug. 27 – Ckai Dawson Sept. 10 – 145th Army Band Sept. 24 – Lee Hernan Oct. 8 – LABRYS


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US

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