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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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Date: December 6, 2019
    Enjoy complimentary fares on the OKC Streetcars on the weekends in celebration of their one year anniversary. FREE RIDE DATES:  Nov. 22 - 24 Nov. 29 - Dec. 1 Dec. 6 - 8 Dec. 13 - 15 Dec. 20 - 22 Dec. 27 - 29 Jan. 3 - 5


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
    Features a festive evening celebration with refreshments, musical entertainment and a chance to meet Santa. Carolers from Wilson Elementary will perform as the events move indoors to the library.


    Andrews Park View map
    201 W Daws St,
    Norman, OK, USA
  • Date: December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features a guided tour through a series of vignettes presented by park staff and volunteers dressed in period costume depicting scenes from the 1930s. Visitors will be escorted on a half-mile walk through the historic Bromide Pavilion area of the park, where one thousand luminaries will light the path. Along the way, actors in period costumes will present ten skits of historic personalities that helped shape Platt National Park. Reservations…


    Chickasaw National Recreation Area View map
    901 W 1st St,
    Sulphur, 73086, OK, USA
  • Date: December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features the Ceremonial Lighting of the Old North as well as a winter carnival. Attendees have the opportunity to meet Santa. Toy donations encouraged. In case of rain, the Lighting Ceremony will take place inside the Nigh University Center Food Court.


    Old North, Nigh University Center on UCO Campus View map
    100 N University Dr,
    Edmond, OK, USA
  • Date: December 6, 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 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
    Features special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. This December, feel the holiday spirit with carols by Harding Fine Arts Academy students from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Santa will be strolling through the district handing out candy and taking photos with all of the good boys and girls.  In the Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) on First Friday, from 6 - 8 p.m., is the Paseo…


    Paseo District View map
    NW 30th & 27th Streets, Walker and Hudson Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: December 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
    Features a living nativity performed by the Boys Ranch Town residents, staff children and live animals from the ranch.


    Boys Ranch Town View map
    5100 SE 33rd St.,
    Edmond, 73013, OK, USA
  • Date: December 7, 2019
    Features a holiday performance with a live nativity and drama as well as a variety of musical performances by a celebration choir, kids choir, bell choirs and a worship orchestra. Saturday, 7 p.m.; Sunday, 4:30 p.m.


    Church of the Servant View map
    14343 N MacArthur Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: December 7, 2019
    The City of Oklahoma City offers FREE fishing on the first Saturday of each month. No city permit is required, however a State license is for anyone 16 and older. Regular fishing regulations apply. Visit for additional information.


    Oklahoma City parks View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am
    Features a free event for the community. Families can meet Santa and pose for pictures in the holiday themed photo booth and then enjoy a breakfast of pancakes, sausages, syrup and orange juice. All donations will benefit The Virtue Center.


    Norman High School View map
    911 W Main St,
    Norman, OK, USA