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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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All Free Events

  • Sun, May 9, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • The annual Montmartre Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival features hundreds of artists of a variety of ages creating wonderful works of art in chalk. Tune in online to check out this year's submitted masterpieces.


    University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (online) View map
    1727 W Alabama,
    Chickasha, 73018, OK, US
  • Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed examines the tragedy that took place on May 30-June 1, 1921 in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The story is told from the perspective of three generations of the Boley family, African Americans, who may have lived during that time. Theatre North is doing the play in the centennial commemoration of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m.


    Theatre Tulsa North View map
    412 N Boston Ave,
    Tulsa, 74103, OK, US
  • Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed tells the powerful story from the perspective of the Boley family. It examines the Tulsa Race Massacre that took place on May 30-June 1, 1921, in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Show times: Saturday, May 8 - 8 p.m. Sunday, May 9 - 3 p.m. Saturday, May 15 - 8 p.m. Saturday, May 16 - 3 p.m.


    Tulsa Performing Arts Center View map
    110 E 2nd St,
    Tulsa, 74103, OK, US
  • Features both in-person and virtual options. The in-person event will start and finish in the Boathouse District, run along Oklahoma River Trails and visit Scissortail Park downtown. The run is open to runners and walkers of all abilities. Benefits Course for Change. Half Marathon Start Times: Wave 1 – 7:00 am            (finish time less than 2:00:00) Wave 2 – 7:03 am        …


    Boathouse District View map
    608 Riversport Dr.,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features steam engines, a sawmill, gas engines, a blacksmith shop, tractors and more. See a steam-powered sawmill convert trees into the lumber, an operating blacksmith shop, daily parades and listen to live music. Kids can participate in a pedal tractor pull. In the evening hours, the steam engines put on a spark show, blowing burning cinders 50 to 60 feet into the air. Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5…


    Steam Engine Park View map
    409 E Beck Dr,
    Pawnee, 74058, OK, US
  • Features jousting, birds of prey, belly dancing, juggling, fire performers, battle demos, music, historical demonstrations, pirates, Vikings, food & drink, Bagpipes, axe throwing, contests and more. Costumes encouraged.


    Cottonwood Flats View map
    308 N 5th St,
    Guthrie, 73044, OK, US
  • Experience a rich cultural tapestry, and the beauty and grandeur of Renaissance England, right here in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Renaissance Festival features costumed performers and artisans, Renaissance music, magic, comedy, juggling, jousting, tomfoolery, arts, food, drink, and more. You’ll be transported back to the 16th  century as Castleton Village comes alive with costumed stage and street performers, merchants, and artisans. Enjoy day time events like the Queen’s Tea, the Royal…


    The Castle of Muskogee View map
    3400 West Fern Mountain Rd,
    Muskogee, 74401, OK, US
  • Tulsa International Mayfest will feature an array of multi-disciplined arts from dance, music and visual arts. The outdoor area of Mayfest includes fine arts, crafts, three stages of performing artists and great festival food. In addition to the outdoor space, Mayfest also has four indoor galleries. Mayfest also features KidZone, a hands-on art activity area for children.


    Downtown Tulsa View map
    3rd & Main,
    Tulsa, OK, US
  • The museum is celebrating their newest exhibition "Moving Vision" by offering a late-night museum experience for all to enjoy. Every Friday, enjoy the diverse galleries until 8 p.m. Make it a family affair by taking advantage of free children's admission for kids 17 and under.


    Oklahoma City Museum of Art View map
    415 Couch Dr,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Explore your creative side, practice different techniques and skills, and be inspired by the artwork in the galleries and gardens, while gathering with fellow artist and art lovers. Borrow drawing materials from Visitor Services Desk in the Museum Lobby (while supplies last) or bring your own.


    National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum View map
    1700 NE 63rd St,
    Oklahoma City, 73111,
  • Admission includes basic skate rental. Family Night Package $29 Includes: Admission, Skate Rental, Pizza, & Drinks for up to 5 family members. Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.; Sundays, 6 - 8 p.m.


    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK
  • Features Christy Bryant and Kristen Stehr and the Cadillac Blues Assembly.  


    Belle Isle Restaurant and Brewery 2nd Level Live View map
    1900 Northwest Expressway,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US

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