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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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Looking for more fun free (or nearly) family activities and family discounts? Find even more things to do below:

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Check our Weekend Picks for this weekend’s best free family events

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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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  • Date: December 13, 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 13, 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 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features live music, holiday treats, crafts, free horse-drawn carriage rides and the chance to meet Santa. The house will be fully decorated for Christmas and the gift shop will be open for holiday shopping.


    Moore-Lindsay Historic House Museum View map
    508 N. Peters Avenue,
    Norman, 73069, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 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 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features hot chocolate, s'mores and the chance to meet Santa. Kids can pose for pictures with Santa on a 1929 firetruck. Please bring your own camera for pictures.


    Children's Safety Village View map
    5300 E Covell Rd,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    On these three special nights, part of the church's campus will be transformed into a far-away land. Walk Through Bethlehem is as a unique way to share the story of the birth of Jesus. Visitors can walk the streets of Bethlehem. The royal decree of Caesar Augustus will be fulfilled as all are counted in the census. You can attempt to check into King David's Inn, stroll through the interactive,…


    Church of the Servant View map
    14343 N MacArthur Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, 73142, OK, USA
  • Date: December 13, 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 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Each second Friday rain or shine, Plaza District businesses stay open late with featured 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.


    Plaza District View map
    1700 block of NW 16th,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: December 13, 2019 @ 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
    Main Street,
    Norman, OK, USA
  • Date: December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am
    Features crafts, music, snacks and more to celebrate the season. This is a come & go event.


    Warr Acres Library View map
    5901 NW 63rd St,
    Warr Acres, 73132, OK, USA