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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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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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All Free Events

Upcoming Events

  • Date: November 17, 2019
    Features a Christmas village with free family holiday activities including giveaways, crafts, activities and the chance to meet Santa. The daily event continues through Christmas Eve. Guests can schedule their Santa time by visiting the Ticket Depot in stores or online to reserve a spot in line. See website for a complete schedule of events.


    Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's View map
    200 Bass Pro Drive, 1200 W Memorial Rd
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am
    Features free Zoo admission for the entire month of November for active duty, retired, veteran members of the military, National Guard and Reserves. Plus: Up to four immediate family members will receive 50% off of general Zoo admission on date of visit 40% off concessions and merchandise at the Zoo’s Safari Gift Shop $10 off all available Wild Encounter experiences


    Oklahoma City Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, USA
  • Date: November 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Features a seasonal fair trade shop offering unique gifts, including a wide selection of folk art from around the world and more. All proceeds benefit PAMBE Ghana's La'Angum Learning Center in northern Ghana. Tuesday-Friday, noon - 6 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


    50 Penn Place View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
    Features a free class to learn about essential oils. Attendees can make a rollerbottle to take home, discuss how to use essential oils safely and effectively, sample and experience essential oils and more. Preregister, space is limited.


    Nosh Restaurant View map
    200 SE 19th Street, Moore, OK 73160,
    Moore, 73160, OK, USA
  • Date: November 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
    The Army’s premier touring big band travels thousands of miles each year to present jazz to enthusiastic audiences across the country and around the world. Concerts include classic big band standards, instrumental and vocal solo features, patriotic favorites, contemporary jazz works and original arrangements, as well as compositions by past and present members of the Jazz Ambassadors. The musicians visiting Oklahoma City represent more than 187,000 soldiers deployed or stationed…


    OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center View map
    7777 S May Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73159, OK, USA
  • Date: November 19, 2019
    Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Saturdays, 8 a.m.; Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. Check in at the south entrance to the Crystal Bridge to find out location. Bring mat & water.


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am
    Young artists are invited to experience art through books and related art projects. The adventures include a story and hands-on art project built around a weekly theme. For children ages 3-5 with adult. Click here for more information about each week's theme.


    Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art View map
    555 Elm Ave,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Date: November 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Features a nature-themed story time, interactive song and small craft. Best suited for ages 2-5. Walkups welcome.


    lobby of the Crystal Bridge View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: November 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Features sensory themed activity stations.


    Southwest OKC Library View map
    2201 SW 134th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: November 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
    Dope Poetry Night is every Wednesday Night at the Ice Event Center Sports Bar & Grill hosted by ProVerb and J. Wiggins. Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m.


    Ice Event Center Sports Bar & Grill View map
    1148 NE 36th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK