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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, Feb 25, 2024

  • Robert Montano shares a wild, autobiographical ride about the wears of childhood, family, racism, bulimia and the misunderstood life of being a horse jockey. Nearly ravaged by addiction in order to stay “small,” Montano ignites complex and universal themes of struggle and sacrifice to pursue a passionate dream, first to race horses, and then to be a professional dancer. A rocky story of the racetrack, Small is about a boy…


    Lyric’s Plaza Theatre View map
    1725 NW 16th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • All healthcare workers and emergency responders can receive free general Zoo admission and 50% off general admission for up to four guests (on the date of visit) in recognition of Healthcare Workers and Emergency Responders Appreciation Month this February. Healthcare workers and emergency responders must present a valid work ID or badge at the Zoo’s ticket windows upon arrival to receive complimentary admission for themselves and discounts for up to…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • The Crowns Tea celebrates the rich tradition of church hats and is a tribute to the book, "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats" by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. This event is an opportunity for attendees to learn about the cultural significance of hats. All attendees are encouraged to wear a fancy hat, their "Sunday Best" attire and prepare to enjoy amazing food, tea and learn about various…


    Metropolitan libraries View map
    various locations,
    OKC Metro, OK, US
  • Features a romantic comedy about a triangle of unrequited love. Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.


    Shakespeare on the Paseo View map
    2920 Paseo,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” Nearly 14…


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK
  • More than 500,000 books covering a wide variety of topics will be on sale, plus a large selection of music, DVDs, Blue-rays, audiobooks and more. Friday, members-only sale, 1-7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, open to the public, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    State Fair Park Oklahoma Expo Hall View map
    3212 Wichita Walk,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Explore the galleries with the Museum mascots and the Kids Guide! Select which cowpoke and trail you would like to follow and learn more about all the fun and fascinating things at The Cowboy. Join Chester the Scissortail Flycatcher, Hopalong the Jackrabbit, Ma’ii the Coyote and Cisco the Mustang and solve the Cowboy Code.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Bill Pickett, the legendary rodeo star, exemplified the values of the Code of the West through his determination, courage and dedication to the cowboy way of life. Learn more about Bill Pickett’s rodeo story and create a steer to take with you.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Factory Obscura is cleaning house to make way for new creative projects and looking for new homes for some of the weird and wacky items they have collected. The sale includes: Art supplies & materials Party supplies Electronics Clothing Housewares Decor Items left in our Lost & Found bin Other stuff that can’t be described, must be seen!


    Factory Obscura View map
    25 NW 9th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US

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