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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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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 with affordable fun under $5 for every season.

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!

All Free Events

  • Wed, Oct 4, 2023

  • From Sunday, October 1 through Friday, October 6, guests bringing a pumpkin larger than their heads to the Zoo during regular hours will receive free same-day admission. Limit one free admission per person. Donated pumpkins will help create the Haunt the Zoo scene. Limit one free admission per person. 


    Oklahoma City Zoo View map
    2101 NE 50th St,
    OKC, 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
  • Tulsa's largest annual event featuring fun filled family entertainment including carnival rides, attractions, concerts, creative arts, food, livestock competitions & more. Open most days at 10 a.m. See website for hours of operation.


    Expo Square View map
    4145 E 21st St,
    Tulsa, 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
  • MindPlay offers supplemental reading and math instruction that creates a unique pathway for each student designed to close their specific gaps. Can't make it in person? You may join by using this link


    Oklahoma Public School Resource Center View map
    309 Northwest 13th Street #STE 103,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US

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