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Free Fun

The Only Thing Better than Family Fun is FREE Family Fun!

Our website is packed with opportunities to have fun with the whole family without spending a dime. Below, you’ll find a list of inspiring ideas, reader-favorite free activities in OKC and more! 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.



Looking for more free (or nearly) fun and family discounts? Find even more inspiration below:

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Check our Weekend Picks for this weekend’s best free family events

Save money with our coupons or enter our contests to win awesome prizes!

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.

Whether you live in OKC, Edmond, Moore, Norman or nearby, MetroFamily wants to help you find the best weekend activities for your family. Sign up for Weekend Picks and our other e-newsletters here to be sure you don’t miss a thing!


All Free Events

Upcoming Events

  • Date: September 20, 2019
    Features a large sand-filled outdoor park area with umbrellas, lounge chairs, sand volleyball equipment and outdoor games. There will be additional seating and a small boardwalk through the beach itself. Bricktown Beach is free to enter and is open to the public 24 hours a day.


    2 S. MICKEY MANTLE BLVD. View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: September 20, 2019
    Enjoy complimentary fares on the OKC Streetcars.


    Multiple Stops in Downtown, Bricktown, Midtown & Auto Alley View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am
    Features an interactive public art installation with ten swings that each activate a different note. When used all together, the swings compose a musical piece in which certain melodies emerge only through cooperation. The concept and design were developed by Daily tous les jours - a Montreal-based interaction design studio that focuses on participation in public spaces.


    Bicentennial Park View map
    201 N Walker Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, USA
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
    To gain more information about their journey, people all over the country participate in Monarch tagging. Take part in a quick demonstration about how and why Monarchs are tagged at the Gardens.


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W. Reno Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, USA
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features live music, shopping, vendors, food trucks, face painting and children's activities. Lawn chairs welcome.


    10 West Main Shopping Center Parking Lot View map
    10 West Main street,
    Yukon, 73099, OK
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features a special author panel with authors Scott Reintgen, Kim Ventrella and Brad McLelland. They will discuss how Harry Potter has had an influence on their lives as well as talking about their own writing processes and more.


    Best of Books View map
    1313 E Danforth Rd,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, USA
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features an outdoor screening of "Incredibles 2"on Sept. 20 and "Hocus Pocus" on Oct. 4.


    Lions Park View map
    450 S Flood Ave,
    Norman, OK, USA
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    Features live music, food trucks, and pop up shops. Bands included: May 17: K.C. Clifford, Cavern Company and Thembi Joy Wenyika June 21: Samantha Crain, Mola Mola and Chelsey Cope Music July 19: live music preview of Wiggle Out Loud (6:30-9:30 p.m.) Aug. 16: Lincka, BiG WoRm and Changing Frequencies. Sept. 20: Saint Loretto, Flock of Pigs and Sophia Massad Music


    Wheeler Ferris Wheel View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: September 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    Features music from a vareity of musical theatre productions, such as Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Phantom of the Opera", Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Sound of Music", and Leonard Bernstein's "Westside Story," as performed by the Norman Philharmonic.


    Legacy Park View map
    1898 Legacy Dr,
    Norman, 73069, OK, USA
  • Date: September 21, 2019
    On this day, over 1,000 participating museums, zoos & cultural centers across the country will open their doors for free. Tickets can be downloaded online. Find museums participating in your area here. 


    Various locations View map