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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

  • Wed, Mar 22, 2023

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • All healthcare workers and emergency responders can receive free general Zoo admission and 50% off general admission for up to four guests (on date of visit) in recognition of Healthcare Workers and Emergency Responders Appreciation Month. Healthcare workers and emergency responders must present a valid work ID or badge at the Zoo’s ticket window upon arrival to receive complimentary admission for themselves and discounts for up to four accompanying guests.…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features the timeless tale of a family pulled apart by a mysterious secret. The production features the songs you know and love from the original Oscar®-winning film, plus an expanded score with a dozen new numbers by the film’s songwriters. See website for show times.


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    OKC, 73102, OK, US
  • Learn the basics of caring for these fun and friendly pets with local backyard chicken expert Sara Braden. A few local hens will join this outdoor class. Schedule: March 5: Warr Acres Library, 2-3 p.m. March 7: Almonte Library, 6-7 p.m. March 10: Southern Oaks Library, 10-11 a.m. March 15: Ralph Ellison Library, 11 a.m.-noon March 18: Belle Isle Library, 10-11 a.m. March 25: Downtown Library, 1-2 p.m. March 26:…


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Learn about how to start a garden of any size, the correct tools to use, proper soil testing and how to plant seeds and harvest. Workshop provided by OSU County Extension. Educational handouts will be provided for the program. Schedule: March 12 - Capitol Hill Library, 2-3 p.m. March 15 - Downtown Library, 11 a.m.-noon March 18 - Village Library, 10-11 a.m. March 21 - Ralph Ellison Library, 5:30-6:30 p.m.…


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features an Easter Bunny visit and photo opportunity at Penn Square Mall. The Bunny arrives Friday, March 17 and will be available for visits until Saturday, April 8. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Make Bunny reservations today by clicking here.


    Penn Square Mall View map
    1900 NW Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • The American Cleaning Institute’s Packets Up! campaign during Poison Prevention Week highlights safety tips, educational tools and child activities for accidental poisoning prevention. Over the last few years, decanting liquid laundry packets and other cleaning products in clear containers has spread around social media. While this might look nice, this trend can increase the potential for accidental exposures among children and adults with cognitive disabilities. Always keep your laundry packets…


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  • Yoga is an excellent option during pregnancy. It can help to soothe aches and pains, reduce stress, promote relaxation, and prepare you for childbirth and motherhood. In the class at This Land Yoga, they focus on lengthening and strengthening muscles, soothing common pregnancy discomforts, and teaching proper breathing and relaxation techniques. This class fosters deep connection: connect to your body, bond with your baby, and with other women in our…


    This Land Yoga View map
    405 NW 30th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • Stop by the Museum’s Heritage Table to learn about Stagecoach Mary Fields – the first Black woman mail carrier in the United States. Discover the importance of the stagecoach in Mary’s story and create your own to take with you throughout the galleries to find more women who helped build the West, in celebration of Women’s History Month.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a nature-themed storytime, interactive song and small craft. Books are selected based on the season. Walkups welcome. Storytime is held in the Children's Garden in the warmer months and the Visitor Center lobby during colder months. Location is subject to change. Look for updates online or on social media.


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features come-&-go, hands-on science activities that can be easily replicated with everyday items found at home. Early Explorers is perfect for young scientists with short attention spans. No need to preregister. Activities take place at KidSpace or the Gardens, weather permitting.


    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features one of the largest flower bulb displays in the area as well as special activities including live music, tours and crafts. More than 150,000 blossoms will usher in spring. Advanced tickets are required to attend this event.


    Tulsa Botanic Garden View map
    3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr,
    Tulsa, 74127, OK, US
  • Outdoor experts and enthusiasts will introduce outdoor equipment, concepts and skills needed to be more confident when exploring outdoors. Preregister.


    MAC at Mitch Park View map
    2733 Marilyn Williams Dr,
    Edmond, OK, US

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