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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, Jun 20, 2021

  • As Oklahoma's largest film festival and one of the "Top 20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" according to MovieMaker Magazine, the deadCenter Film Festival offers the chance to see new short films, documentaries, comedies, scary monster movies and some of the best independent films from around the world and all over Oklahoma. deadCenter Film Festival is pleased to bring director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson’s music documentary Summer of Soul (...Or,…


    Various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • A secret summer romance between the new girl in town and the school’s coolest cat finds its way into Rydell High’s school year. This production of Grease will feature all of the unforgettable songs from both the stage production and the movie, including “You’re the One that I Want,” “Grease is the Word,” “Summer Nights” and “Hopelessly Devoted to You.” See website for a schedule of showtimes.


    Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School’s Pribil Football Stadium View map
    900 N Francis Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73118, OK, US
  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a one-of-a-kind performance experience, the first fully immersive dance event in Oklahoma that lets the audience choose their own journey and encounter dancers sharing meaningful stories inspired by sounds of their youth. Attendees will have 30 minutes after the show to explore the Mix-Tape experience.


    Factory Obscura View map
    25 NW 9th St,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • The annual family-focused part of the film festival is returning with online streaming as well as select family-friendly outdoor screenings that are free and open to the public. The outdoor screenings includes the OKC Thunder Film, Pause the Game. All films are available via the festival's digital platform.


    Online & various locations View map

    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • Features a family-friendly, virtual walk benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City. You pick where, who you walk with, and when. This year’s walk will kick things off Saturday, June 12 at 8 a.m. and go through Sunday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Preregister.  


    Virtual View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. “The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.


    Bethany Library (outside) View map
    6700 NW 35th St,
    Bethany, 73008, OK, US
  • Since 1973, the Symphony Show House has showcased the best in design while supporting the OKCPHIL and music education and community engagement. Public tours will be held from 11 am- 6 pm every day.  


    Symphony Show House - The Centennial House View map
    6700 N. Kelley Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a free family event with games, food, music, vendors and more. If you bring a brand new toy to donate, you will receive a free raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes.


    Scissortail park View map
    300 SW 7th,
    Oklahoma City, 73132, OK, US
  • Enjoy free, family-friendly activities at Bass Pro and Cabela’s. Gone Fishing Activities include: Free Catch-And-Release Ponds (or Casting Challenge): Kids can experience the excitement of fishing at in-store catch-and-release ponds (or casting challenges) and earn an FLW (Fishing League Worldwide) “First Fish Certificate” to celebrate the achievement (or Casting Certificate). 11 a.m.-4 p.m. local time) Free Fishing 101 Guide: Free copies of Nibbles & Bites teach the fundamentals of fishing and provide tips on…


    Bass Pro Shops & Cabela's View map
    200 Bass Pro Dr., 1200 W Memorial Rd
    Oklahoma City, 73104, OK, US
  • Teens can join their peers in lively interactive conversation and navigate challenging topics facing our world today. Sessions will be held at the Oklahoma City National Memorial under the Survivor Tree every Tuesday in June. The sessions are geared toward teens (14-18 yrs) and will be facilitated by teens. It's free to participate but spots are limited. Preregister online.


    Oklahoma City National Memorial under the Survivor Tree View map
    620 N. Harvey Avenue,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • 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
  • As COVID-19 cases surge in India, the India Association Of Oklahoma(IAOK) wants to help raise money for India with a community picnic featuring a bake sale with Indian food and drinks available for purchase as well as traditional and Bollywood dance performances and lessons, live Dhol (drums) and family-friendly activities.


    Wheeler District View map
    1701 S Western Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Enjoy a FREE concert every Sunday from June to August (live-streamed and in-person). Each week, enjoy a different genre of music from local and regional acts. The first two concerts will be held at the Jones Assembly patio, while the remaining concerts will be hosted on the Devon Lawn in the Myriad Gardens. Schedule JUNE: The Jones Assembly and Myriad Gardens 6.6: Ckai Dawson and Elevation Band* – R&B/Soul *Performance…


    The Jones Assembly & Myriad Gardens View map
    901 W Sheridan Ave, 301 W Reno Ave
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor concert series in the courtyard every Thursday.


    Parlor OKC View map
    11 NE 6th St,
    Oklahoma City, OK

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