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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

  • Thu, Sep 23, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • Features a parade, carnival rides, arts & craft vendors, food trucks and more. See website for a schedule of events.

    Where

    Skiatook Central Park View map
    Hwy. 20 & S. Locust Street,
    Skiatook, 74070, 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
  • Features a group walking event. The club will meet on the deck of the Boat House and begin with a mile route and will expand from there. Walkers are invited to bring their leashed pets and strollers. Participation is free. The club will not meet if it is below 50 degrees or above 85 degrees at 9 a.m. Preregister. 

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    415 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • Features an outdoor skating surface for both traditional quad skates as well as inline skates. Fall hours: Thursday & Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1-7 p.m. (weather permitting) Skates are available to rent, but personal skates are always welcome. Hours are subject to change due to weather conditions.

    Where

    Scissortail Park View map
    801 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma State Fair is an end-of-summer annual tradition. The 2021 Oklahoma State Fair will feature free concerts, food and shopping vendors, shows, exhibits, games, carnival rides and more. Disney On Ice will return for performances in the Jim Norick Arena. However, the Xtreme Bulls & Broncs Rodeo and Concert will not return in 2021. Midway ride tickets will move from paper to digital tickets. Special Discount Days Thursday, September 16: Opening…

    Where

    State Fair Park View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features free nature-themed storytime and crafts each Tuesday and Thursday at the Play Pavilion. May sign-up: https://forms.gle/XncK3vHe95WzErXd8 June sign-up: https://forms.gle/ZUFXqhBdzZZMKyzx5

    Where

    Scissortail Park Playground and Play Pavilion View map
    655 S Robinson Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73109, 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.

    Where

    Skate Galaxy OKC View map
    5800 NW 36th Street,
    Oklahoma City, 73122, OK
  • 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 casual atmosphere and entertainment by Nick Massey. The event will include light hors d’oeuvre boxes, beer and wine, plus the opportunity to participate in a wine pull for $20. A portion of the cost of tickets is a tax-deductible contribution to the museum.

    Where

    ld Farmers Grain building View map
    94 W 1st St,
    Edmond, 73003, 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

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