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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.

Editor’s note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the following events and venues may have adjusted their hours, programming or safety protocols. Please check with each venue directly to verify. We encourage our readers to enjoy family fun responsibly. When around others, wear a mask, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. Find more information about the coronavirus pandemic in Oklahoma at oklahoma.gov/covid19.  

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All Free Events

  • Wed, Sep 29, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Boasting classic songs such as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.”

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Just Between Friends Consignment Sale offers new & gently used children’s clothes, toys, furniture & accessories. Admission is charged on select days. Walkups are welcome but those with tickets will be let in first.

    Where

    Cleveland County Fairgrounds View map
    615 E Robinson,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features Trauma-Sensitive Yoga classes for those over 13 years of age and female-identifying. Each Trauma-Sensitive Yoga class will be led by Heather Warfield, LMFT, Calm Waters’ Clinical Director, and who has been trained in the Trauma Center’s Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, (TCTSY). All abilities are welcome and movement options will be provided throughout the session.

    Where

    Calm Waters Center View map
    501 N. Walker, Suite 140,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Classes led by YMCA instructors.  are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Meet at the Devon Lawn. Bring a mat and water. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m. *Saturday, September 25, 9 a.m. class moves to Together Square for the Down Syndrome Festival & 5K taking place on the Devon Lawn. Want to receive email alerts when the yoga class moves indoors…

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Children’s Garden at Myriad Botanical Gardens is closed for Pumpkinville Setup through Oct. 7.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a new immersive experience with life-sized dinosaur fossils and animatronic models that demonstrate movement and sounds like prehistoric creatures. This interactive experience has 15 one-of-a-kind animatronic displays and 8 skeleton replicas. Learn how dinosaurs evolved over time and where they roamed as well as what the OKC Zoo is doing to fight the extinction of Oklahoma’s beloved lizard, the horny toad, also known as the Texas horned lizard. Dino…

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making. Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Preregister. Theme schedule: Sept. 14 - Birds Sept. 28 - Nature Art Oct. 12 - Fall Oct. 26 - I'm a Scientist Nov. 9 - Wet and Wild Nov. 30 - Grossology

    Where

    Sam Noble Museum View map
    2401 Chautauqua Ave,
    Norman, 73072, OK, US
  • Features a story and corresponding hands-on science activity in various locations throughout the museum. Storytime Science moves to a new location for each story — check with a team member or at the Guest Relations Booth for directions. 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays. To align with revised CDC guidelines, the museum strongly recommends all guests wear masks while in the museum. They require that unvaccinated guests ages 13+ wear…

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Kids can enjoy storytime and a craft activity. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

    Where

    Unpluggits Paint & Play View map
    575 Enterprise Dr Ste 110,
    Edmond, 73013, OK, US
  • Features free nature-themed storytime and crafts each Tuesday and Thursday at the Play Pavilion.

    Where

    Scissortail Park Playground and Play Pavilion View map
    655 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Cheer on some of Oklahoma’s top riders as they race through the neighborhood streets in the Wheeler District. Races take off at 5:30 p.m.

    Where

    Wheeler District View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features treats, drinks, giveaways, art, live music and more from participating businesses.

    Where

    Film Row View map
    California to NW 4th, Classen to Hudson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a Zumba class that combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system. Instructors provided by YMCA.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens' Devon Lawn View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Special presentations of classic films are brought back to the big screen every Tuesday at 7 p.m. for only $5. Click here for a full lineup of movies.

    Where

    Harkins Theatre View map
    150 E Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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