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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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Check out these exciting ideas for endless entertainment year round on our cost-saving seasonal guides.

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Upcoming Events

  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
    At the event, dogs and their owners can take photos with Santa (printed on site,) for a small donation and enjoy complimentary “puppuccinos.”Goodie bags stuffed with dog treats, toys, and Midtown swag will be available for purchase. Each goodie bag will include a ticket to the “After Party at the Holiday Pop-Ups Shops” where guests will receive a beer ticket to The Big Friendly Beer Bus. The proceeds from A Dog…


    Midtown Mutts Dog Park View map
    407 W. Park Place,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
    Features carolers, vendors, children's crafts, live choir performances, sweet treats, tree lighting and a Christmas parade. Kids can meet Santa and pose for a picture. Festivities begin at 5:30; tree lighting, 6 p.m.; parade, 7 p.m.


    Downtown Tuttle View map
    221 W Main St,
    Tuttle, 73089, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    In the spirit of the holiday season, Joe B. Barnes Regional Park is transformed into a twinkling wonderland of lights featuring more than 100 Christmas light displays including the majestic 118-foot Christmas tree illuminated with 9,000 bulbs. Sunday - Thursday, 6 - 10 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, 6 - 11 p.m.


    Joe B. Barnes View map
    8700 E. Reno Ave.,
    Midwest City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    The Downs Family Christmas Lights, featured on the ABC's Great Christmas Light Fight, are a holiday light display set to music that features more than 18 miles of light strands. Turn your radio to 107.1 to hear and see the show in action. The show is open nightly throughout the season, weather permitting. Check their Facebook page for more information. Canned food and monetary donations accepted for the Regional Food Bank of…
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features a beautiful, drive-through Christmas light display.


    Chickasaw Cultural Center View map
    867 Cooper Memorial Rd.,
    Sulphur, 73086, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features carriage rides, live nativity, camel rides, a chance to meet Santa, a brilliant Christmas light display, gift shop and food trucks. Monday-Thursday, 6 - 10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 6 - 11 p.m.


    Shannon Springs Park View map
    2400 S 9th Street,
    Chickasha, OK
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Watch as Santa leads his team of eight reindeer down Main Street, ushered in by lively dancers and more.


    Downtown Shawnee View map
    Main St,
    Shawnee, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Yukon’s “Christmas in the Park” offers a drive-through Christmas light display for the whole family to enjoy. Drive, walk or ride the train through three park complexes with nearly three miles of illuminated fun, nearly 5 million twinkling lights and over 500 one-of-a-kind lighted displays. Headlining the 24th year is a new three-story-tall animated Christmas tree. The tree combines every color under the rainbow to present a stunning light show.…


    Chisholm Trail Park View map
    500 W Vandament,
    Yukon, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
    Christmas on the Western Frontier features an old-fashioned Christmas parade with more than 50 floats, along with evening festivities that include trolley rides, storytelling, Santa's workshop, strolling carolers, children's craft projects and the lighting of the city Christmas tree. Stroll through downtown businesses during special evening hours for holiday promotions and sales and stop with the kids to chat with Santa. The tree lighting ceremony will follow the parade.


    Downtown View map

    El Reno, OK, USA
  • Date: December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    Features decorative floats, music and tons of family fun.


    Downtown View map

    Stillwater, OK, USA