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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, Apr 11, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Sooner Baseball takes the field against the Jayhawks for a 3-game series at L. Dale Mitchell Park. Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Where

    L. Dale Mitchell Park View map
    401 Imhoff Rd,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Choose any day during the month of April, gather a team and head to a nearby park or green space to collect litter. OKC Beautiful will provide trash bags and gloves for the cleanup. Preregister your team.

    Where

    Various locations View map

    OKC metro, OK
  • Features art shows, live music, educational videos, nationally-prominent environmental speakers and more. All ages are invited to learn more about how to reduce, reuse and recycle during the Tulsa Earth Day Celebration festivities.

    Where

    Online View map

    OK, US
  • Cozy up in your favorite "me-time" spot and join us on Friday, March 26 for the first MetroFamily Insider event from the comfort of your own home. This virtual event will feature a life coach, an enneagram coach and a yoga and meditation expert for a one-hour virtual workshop that moms can watch on-demand. Sign up today and tune in to this program at a time that works best for you!…

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend, Professor Bhaer, tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America. This production will…

    Where

    Sooner Theatre View map
    101 E Main St,
    Norman, 73069, OK, US
  • Features a creative way to connect with the Zoo’s animal family and caretakers. Participants can register for in-person painting events held every weekend in April at the Zoo. Paint the Wild In-Person Events These engaging events invite participants to paint different animals in picturesque areas of the Zoo and conclude with a caretaker chat. With painting instruction led by Pinot's Palette of Norman, guests select one date per weekend to…

    Where

    Online View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment. Buy from artisans and food vendors, enjoy performing groups and play games online. Browse through unique, handmade wares including whimsical and fine art, jewelry, woodworking, leather goods, swords and shields, pottery and more.  

    Where

    Online View map

    Norman, OK, US
  • Features screenings of Academy Award nominated short films including live action, documentaries and animation. Museum Films’ lineup of 2021 Oscar-nominated features includes Lee Isaac Chung’s bittersweet and beautifully crafted Oklahoma-made family drama “Minari,” nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. Another returning audience favorite, Best Animated Feature frontrunner “Wolfwalkers” tells the story of a magical friendship between two girls in 17th-century Ireland. See website for a…

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Students across Oklahoma honor their Native languages through written, spoken and visual arts. Hundreds of pre-kindergarten through 12th grade Native American language students participate in judged written and oral performance categories that celebrate the use of native languages in traditional and modern ways. Due to COVID-19, the fair was held in a digital format. All entries were submitted digitally and will be hosted on a special, dedicated YouTube channel through…

    Where

    Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (youtube) View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, OK, US
  • The museum is celebrating their newest exhibition "Moving Vision" by offering a late-night museum experience for all to enjoy. Every Friday, enjoy the diverse galleries until 8 p.m. Make it a family affair by taking advantage of free children's admission for kids 17 and under.

    Where

    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills, and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens, while gathering with fellow artist and art lovers. Borrow drawing materials from Visitor Services Desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own.

    Where

    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111,
  • Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family members. Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.; Sundays, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Where

    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK

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