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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, Jun 14, 2024

  • Features a festival that commemorates African American freedom, emphasizes education, celebrates the rich heritage of Greenwood, encourages healthy and active lifestyles, and advocates community impact.  

    Where

    Historic Greenwood Avenue View map

    Tulsa, OK, US
  • Saddle up for adventure with the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum where a storytelling cowboy shares tools of the trade and how to survive the Wild West. Schedule: June 5 - The Village Library, 1-2 p.m. June 7 - Midwest City Library, 2-3 p.m. June 12 - Capitol Hill Library, 2-3 p.m. June 18 - Bethany Library, 1-2 p.m. June 25 - Southern Oaks Library, 2-3 p.m. July 11…

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • This three-day festival features a diverse line-up of evening performers and educational events with the musicians during the day. Jazz in June is a free, family-friendly festival. Kicking off on Thursday, June 13, the festivities commence with a workshop featuring the prodigious Oz Noy at Norman Library West at 2 p.m., followed by captivating performances by Paul Benjamin and Oz Noy featuring Jimmy Haslip and Steve Pruitt at Andrews Park,…

    Where

    Andrews Park View map
    201 W Daws St,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save the fate of their undersea world. Performed by students in the Young Company. See website for show times.

    Where

    Kirkpatrick Fine Arts Center View map
    2501 N Blackwelder Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • Features a variety of musical styles and performing arts, such as rock music, puppet shows, hip-hop demonstrations and opera. Every week a new artist will be featured.    

    Where

    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features live music, car show, food trucks and free activities for kids and families. Schedule: Friday, 6-10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Where

    Downtown Vinita View map
    104 E Illnois Ave,
    Vinita, 74301, OK, US
  • Families with concerns about their preschool-aged children's developmental milestones, including speech, motor skills, social skills and cognitive skills, are invited to participate in these comprehensive screenings. Dates and Times: June 11: 8:30am - 11:30am June 12: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 14: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 18: 12:00pm - 3:00pm June 21: 8:30am - 11:30am Location: Westwood Student Support Services, 1701 Exchange Avenue Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108 These walk-in screenings eliminate the…

    Where

    Westwood Student Support Services View map
    1701 Exchange Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73108, OK, US
  • Harkins Theatre will again have its annual kid’s movie program offering family-favorite films. Individual tickets are available the day of the show for $2 each. Doors open at 9 a.m. and all shows begin at 9:45 a.m. with movies running every weekday through Friday, July 26. 2024 Movies:  June 3-7 – Trolls Band Together   June 10-14 – Sonic the Hedgehog June 17-21 – PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie June 24-28 – Leo July 1-5 – Teenage…

    Where

    Harkins Bricktown 16 View map
    150 E. Reno Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Features complimentary admission for the months of June, July & August. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

    Where

    Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art View map
    1900 W MacArthur St,
    Shawnee, OK, US
  • Features fun activities for kids. Schedule: June 7 -  Touch A Truck June 14 - Turtle Races June 21 - Fishing Derby July 12 - Dog Show July 19 - Scavenger Hunt July 26 - Superhero Adventure Aug. 2 - Glow Party    

    Where

    Yukon Parks View map

    Yukon, OK, US
  • Food Truck Friday is an annual event hosted by Crowe & Dunlevy, aimed at supporting Black-owned food and beverage businesses. Enjoy food, music and togetherness.

    Where

    Crowe & Dunlevy View map
    324 N Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Defend yourself from a horde of ferocious dragons in this engineering-based program for children. Create, build and test your own anti-dragon defense system against a variety of dragon hides. Learn how the shape and materials of projectiles affect their speed and trajectory in this magically medieval hands-on program. Preregister.  

    Where

    Southern Oaks Library View map
    6900 S Walker Ave,
    OKC, 73139, OK, US
  • Features live music, a 5k race, interactive murals, dance performances, spoken word, food trucks and local small businesses. Juneteenth on the East is produced by With Love OKC and local community leaders, including Jabee, Oklahoma Mural Syndicate and Red Coyote Running and Fitness. See website for schedule of events.

    Where

    Eastside Oklahoma City View map
    NE 23rd Ave., from N. Kelham Ave. to N. Hood St.,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a free baseball and softball clinic, plus special guests speakers J.C. Watts, Elle Parker and Tallen Edwards. Preregister.

    Where

    Douglass High School View map
    2131 10th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73117, OK, US
  • Features free live music on The Jones’ patio every weeknight, Tuesday-Friday, from spring to fall. Upcoming performances include Max Sise, Brantley Cowan, Kenny Pitts and more.

    Where

    The Jones Assembly View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73106, OK, US
  • The 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk, a monthly celebration of the arts in Norman, connects the downtown arts district with outlying galleries, performance halls and Campus Corner. Whether you like dance, painting, photography or music, there will be something for you to see and hear during the 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk.  All events are free and open to the public. Click here to learn more about what is happening…

    Where

    Walker Arts District View map
    Main Street,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features a fun night of swimming, dancing, snacks and door prizes for girls and their dad or any influential adult figure. Bring or wear swimwear.

    Where

    The Station at Central Park View map
    700 S Broadway,
    Moore, 73160, OK, US
  • Features local artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more. Parking is available on street, in Lyric Theatre's lots in the center of the district and just west of 16th & Indiana. Additional parking can be found in the surrounding neighborhoods. March-October, Second Friday, 6-10 p.m.; November-February, Second Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Special themed nights: May - DANCE! at the Plaza June - PRIDE! on the  Plaza July - Summer Block…

    Where

    Plaza District View map
    1700 block of NW 16th,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The seasonal plaza transforms into an urban dance space for an evening of dancing with a live DJ. Beginning at 7 p.m., dance instructors will give a dance demo, followed by a free lesson for all. Drink and food specials will be offered to highlight the night. All ages welcome. 2024 Schedule: May 17: Salsa Night June 14: Bollywood

    Where

    Myriad Botanical Gardens Seasonal Plaza View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Taking advantage of the transition to the Love’s Planetarium, the museum will utilize the current planetarium dome before its demolition as a creative canvas for laser light and sound shows. Set to hit music from various genres and iconic artists appealing to all ages, colorful lasers add a new level of music interaction. Multiple showtimes are available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from May 9 to June 15. Benefits…

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features live, outdoor concerts by local, regional and national artists and musicians on select evenings. Concerts will be held on the Love’s Travel Stops Stage & Great Lawn. Guests are encouraged to bring picnics, blankets and lawn chairs. 2024 Schedule:  May 19 - OKC Phil, 8:30 p.m. May 24 - Jon Muq with special guest Casii Stephan, 8 p.m. May 25 - Beats Music Festival, 2:30 p.m. June 14 -…

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    415 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features a DJ and glow products at the pool. This party is family friendly. Participants aged 13-15, without an adult, must complete T.A.S.P. prior to entry. Participants 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

    Where

    Westwood Family Aquatic Center View map
    2400 Westport Dr,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US

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