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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

  • Wed, May 12, 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
  • The #SendFlowerstoGreenwood project is both a virtual and physical outpouring of love, light, and life for Greenwood Tulsa and the descendants of the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, organized by the owners of The Wild Mother Creative Studio. From May 10 - June 7, artists can participate in a virtual outpouring by following the hashtag #SendFlowersToGreenwood. Amature art of any kind—visual, performance, written, etc—is welcomed! Families can create…


    Various locations View map

    Tulsa & Oklahoma City, OK
  • 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…


    OKC Zoo View map
    2000 Remington Place,
    Oklahoma City, 73111, OK, US
  • Features a nature-themed storytime, interactive song and small craft. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. Walkups welcome. Meet in the Visitor Center in the Crystal Bridge Lobby. Masks are required for parents.


    Myriad Gardens View map
    301 W Reno Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Vuelve la hora del cuento en la Biblioteca de Almonte! Acompáñenos en ZOOM por una virtual de cuentos bilingües a las 10:30 am del miércoles por la mañana. Storytime is back at the Almonte Library! Join through ZOOM for a virtual bilingual storytime on Wednesday, May 12th at 10:30 am.


    Zoom View map

    Oklahoma City, OK
  • 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
  • A skilled library staff member will teach participants to draw a few different woodland animals, using only pencil and paper. The lesson will guide participants in a way that artists at every level can understand. Preregister
  • 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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