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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

  • Fri, Jan 15, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Learn more about Dr. King. Kits are first come, first serve. Library hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


    Ralph Ellison Library View map
    2000 NE 23rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK
  • Features three days of professional rodeo action as cowboys and cowgirls compete for the title of World Champion in 8 different events. Performance times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.


    Lazy E Arena View map
    9600 Lazy E Dr,
    Guthrie, OK, US
  • Features screenings of the documentary about Martin Luther King Jr. “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered today as an American hero: a bridge-builder, a shrewd political tactician, and a moral leader. Yet throughout his history-altering political career, he was often treated by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies like an enemy of the state. In this virtuosic documentary, veteran editor and director Sam Pollard (Two Trains Runnin’) lays out…


    OKCMOA Noble Theater View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Aquarium Run promotes physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle while raising funds for Oklahoma Aquarium's educational programs and exhibits. The virtual event features a half-marathon, 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk. Finish your run by April 3 and receive a medal, t-shirt, and more.


    Oklahoma Aquarium View map
    300 Aquarium Drive,
    Jenks, OK, US
  • Features a discounted kids-only climbing session. A waiver and adult supervision is required.


    Blocworks Indoor Climbing Gym View map
    104 S Broadway,
    Edmond, 73034, 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.


    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Features fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies, findings, pearls, silver, designer cabochons, minerals, and tools. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


    State Fair Park Expo Hall #3 View map
    3213 Wichita Walk,
    Oklahoma City, 73147, OK, US
  • Introduces students to forensic science and osteology. Students will learn what information specialists can learn from human osteological remains and careers related to forensic science. Students will learn how to read trauma signatures and how to differentiate between old injuries and those injuries that occurred at the time of death. Parental discretion is advised. Please note that the information covered in the class does include information on real homicides and…


    Zoom View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms.


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N. Walker Ave.,
    OKC, 73102, OK

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