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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

  • Sat, May 25, 2024

  • Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi. Interested participants are invited to sign up for yogi-mail alerts when class locations change. Email info@myriadgardens.org and put YOGA EMAILS in the subject line. Tuesdays 6 p.m. & Saturdays, 9 a.m.

    Where

    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma City Baseball Club takes the field against the Aces. Game times are Tuesday-Friday, 7:05 p.m.; Saturday, 6:05 p.m. and Sunday, 2:05 p.m. Promotional activities include: $2 Tuesday Postgame Fireworks on Friday Golf Night on Saturday Kids run the bases on Sunday

    Where

    Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark View map
    2Mickey Mantle Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features celebrities, artists, writers, voice actors, cosplayers, entertainers, creators, wrestlers, and fan groups, panelists, celebrating comic books, pop culture, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, gaming, cosplay and more. See website for schedule.

    Where

    Oklahoma City Convention Center View map
    100 Mick Cornett Dr.,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity is beautifully told through the timeless hits of ABBA. Tuesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.; Friday 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 1:30 & 7 p.m.

    Where

    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Guests will enjoy a build-your-own breakfast taco bar, pancakes, potatoes and eggs while hearing from OKC Zoo caretakers and ambassador animals from 9-11 a.m. A giraffe-feeding experience is included in the price of the ticket. Tickets are $55 each for adults ages 12 and older ($39 for ZOOfriends members) and $45 each for children ages 3-11 ($32 for ZOOfriends members). Seating is limited and first come first served.  

    Where

    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features inflatables, yard games and free snow cones.

    Where

    Central Park View map
    700 S Broadway Ave,
    Moore, 73160, OK, US
  • Features a casual ride suitable for beginners, young riders and anyone who wants to join a group at a pace of 8-10 mph for about 11 miles with a stop for refreshments at a local donut shop.

    Where

    Will Rogers Park Tennis Center Parking Lot View map
    NW 36th & Portland,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Celebrity Boxing Comic Con brings two worlds together to combine sports and entertainment. Features celebrity boxing live-streamed on pay-per-view, celebrity autograph signings, vendors, food trucks, and much more. Celebrity Boxing Comic Con is a 3-day fun family sporting event for all ages.  

    Where

    Lakeshore Bliss Resort View map
    32100 S Hwy 85,
    Afton, 74331, OK, US
  • Walk through several stations to explore how water shapes Oklahoma and impacts animals, big and small. Take a dive and look at the microfauna that live in the park’s pond and creeks and learn about bigger inhabitants such as catfish, beavers and snapping turtles. Special guests and Martin Park staff will teach attendees about the waters and aquatic wildlife of Oklahoma. Preregister.

    Where

    Martin Park Nature Center View map
    5000 W Memorial Rd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Over 90 visual artists will fill the Historic Paseo Arts District, selling original artwork in a wide variety of media, from painting and photography to wood and jewelry. The Festival also hosts musicians and other live performers on two stages and a children’s area, offered at no cost, allowing future artists to explore the arts. The children’s tent will feature the ever-popular spin art machine along with other new and…

    Where

    Paseo Arts District View map
    3022 Paseo St.,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Transport yourself to the early 1900s at the historic Victorian Rodkey House, where you will be greeted by Mrs. Rodkey as portrayed by a living-history actor. While you partake in a tea service, enjoy tales of life from the early 1900s and mingle with other guests from the same era. Following the tea experience, guests are invited to step outside to engage in lawn games on the grounds of the…

    Where

    Rodkey House Event And Education Annex View map
    410 S Littler Ave,
    Edmond, 73034, OK, US
  • Features one-of-a-kind classic cars and includes two classes of cars from before 1950 and after. Food vendors will also be on hand.

    Where

    Norman Veterans Center View map
    1776 E Robinson St,
    Norman, 73071, OK, US
  • Features live entertainment, arts & crafts booths, children's activities and a car, motorcycle & truck show.  

    Where

    Bethany View map
    38th Street north to 39th Expressway, between Peniel and Asbury,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • State Senator Adam Pugh, Edmond Mayor Darrell A. Davis, community leaders and VMAC members will take part in the recognition ceremony, which will include presentation of colors by the Edmond North High School Junior ROTC color guard and conclude with a walk/march around the park trails.

    Where

    Bickham-Rudkin Park View map
    379 E. 33rd St,
    Edmond, 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.  

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Step back into 1569 England to experience the royal quest for knighthood, a full-contact Jousting Tournament, Birds of Prey exhibitions and traveling Acrobats. Open weekends plus Memorial Day.

    Where

    The Castle of Muskogee View map
    3400 West Fern Mountain Rd,
    Muskogee, 74401, OK, US
  • Storytime is an interactive experience and every child leaves with a free book.

    Where

    Belle Books Boutique & More View map
    1742 NE 23rd St, Ste B,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a free guided tour of the museum's exhibitions at 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Gallery Guides lead inclusive, conversational tours that encourage curiosity. Preregister. Please arrive five minutes before your tour starts in the lobby of the main building.

    Where

    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center View map
    11 NW 11th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, US
  • Features a live music festival in the heart of Oklahoma City. Schedule:  Main Stage Music Begins at 2:30 p.m. Solo Stage Music Begins at 3:15 p.m. Performers:  Main Stage Taranis Canon Lee Disco Stranger Dear Daisy Jaden Pierce The Muffled Sirens Likewise Solo Stage (VIP/MVP Access) Camero Ember.wav NoMoore Lance Denault Giacomo

    Where

    Scissortail Park - Hill Pavilion/Songbird Plaza View map
    1423 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features a concert, plus food trucks and more. Gates open at 5 p.m. Show starts at 6 p.m. 2023 Schedule: May 25 - Chris Janson & Easton Corbin June 22 - Tracy Lawrence & Neal McCoy Aug. 3 - Eli Young Band & Casey Donahew Aug. 30 - Dylan Scott & Conner Smith Seating is not provided. You may bring your own portable seating.  

    Where

    Riverwind Casino View map
    1544 W State Hwy 9,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Features a family-friendly movie under the stars. Call the nature center to find out what is showing. Bring blankets and chairs.

    Where

    Lake Thunderbird State Park View map
    13101 Alameda Dr,
    Norman, OK, US
  • Taking advantage of the transition to the Love’s Planetarium, the museum will utilize the current planetarium dome before its demolition as a creative canvas for laser light and sound shows. Set to hit music from various genres and iconic artists appealing to all ages, colorful lasers add a new level of music interaction. Multiple showtimes are available every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from May 9 to June 15. Benefits…

    Where

    Science Museum Oklahoma View map
    2020 Remington Pl,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US

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