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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!


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Upcoming Events

  • Date: November 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Starting off with a bang, the ceremony commences with a loud salute provided by a World War II anti-tank gun followed by a performance by the 145th Army Band, guest speaker and a beautiful Massing of the Colors. Uniformed representative from various military units proudly fly their flags in patriotic honor of the men and women of our Armed Forces. The ceremony starts at 10 a.m. and last about an…


    45th Infantry Division Museum’s View map
    2145 N.E. 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, USA
  • Date: November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
    Features a lighting ceremony with food trucks, holiday shopping with some of the best local Oklahoma businesses, make and take art, photos with Santa, caroling, face painting and more. Luminance is the new walk-thru holiday light display that will be open to the public at the park during the month of December. After the event,visitors are encouraged to head to the Edmond Outdoor Ice Rink.


    Mitch Park View map
    1501 W Covell Rd,
    Edmond, OK, US
  • Date: November 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
    Luminance is a new walk-thru Christmas light display. Stroll through 20 interactive 3D LED displays including a 25-foot walk-thru light tunnel and lighted trees and pavilions.


    Mitch Park View map
    1501 W Covell Rd,
    Edmond, OK
  • Date: December 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
    Features vendors with vintage, handmade and local goods. Holiday drinks will be served by the Farmers Market Bar.


    OKC Farmers Public Market View map
    311 S Klein Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73108, OK
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
    The Sam Noble Museum of Natural History welcomes visitors to meet Santa and enjoy family-friendly activities, festive entertainment, seasonal stories and discounts at the museum store during Holiday Happening, the museum's complimentary community celebration.  


    Sam Noble Museum View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK
  • Date: December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Celebrate the holidays in Prosperity Junction, a turn-of-the-century frontier town. Make Western inspired ornaments, pine cone birdfeeders, decorations, meet historical Western figures, sample frontier food and mosey up to the sarsaparilla bar before dropping off your holiday wish list with Santa. Free for children and accompanying adults. Activities available while supplies last.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features model trains, live music and an opportunity to meet Santa. On opening night, attendees can enjoy art activities, a cookie and hot cocoa bar and more.  


    The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art View map
    555 Elm Ave,
    Norman, 73019, OK, USA
  • Date: January 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
    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. Many participating galleries are located near local restaurants and…


    Norman Arts District View map

    Norman, OK, US
  • Date: January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
    Features an art-making project inspired by works of art on view at the museum. Projects are designed to be accessible and fun for visitors of all ages and all levels of art-making experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies provided.


    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center View map
    3000 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, 73107, OK
  • Date: April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair.  Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive. Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages. Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games.…


    Reaves Park View map
    2501 Jenkins Ave,
    Norman, OK