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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

  • Fri, Mar 5, 2021

  • Click here to see a list of current museum exhibits in the OKC Metro.                  
  • The Aquarium Run promotes physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle while raising funds for Oklahoma Aquarium's educational programs and exhibits. The virtual event features a half-marathon, 10k, 5k and 1-mile fun run/walk. Finish your run by April 3 and receive a medal, t-shirt, and more.


    Oklahoma Aquarium View map
    300 Aquarium Drive,
    Jenks, OK, US
  • Features special appearances, a military vehicle exhibit, model debuts, a classic car show, special events, vendor booths, activities for the kids and more. Friday & Saturday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. See website for a full schedule of events.


    State Fair Park's Bennett Event Center View map
    333 Gordon Cooper Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Features outdoor-focused vendors, attractions, exhibits and seminars as well as kids' activities. Friday, 11 a.m - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    State Fair Park View map
    3001 General Pershing Blvd,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US
  • The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s Momentum annually features Oklahoma artists ages 30 years and younger, working in diverse media. The exhibition presents a diversified look at young artistic talent in Oklahoma.  


    Mainsite Contemporary Art Gallery View map
    122 E Main St,
    Norman, 73070, 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
  • This spring, two concurrent landmark exhibitions, OK/LA at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman, Oklahoma, and Ed Ruscha: OKLA at Oklahoma Contemporary in Oklahoma City, explore the lasting influence of Oklahoma on the career of Los Angeles-based artist Ed Ruscha. The panel discussions features a conversation with curators from both institutions and special guests Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, discussing the important role of…


    Online View map

  • First Friday Gallery Walk in-person activities have been suspended, however, the district encourages families to support their favorite Paseo merchants and restaurants by shopping online, curbside or delivery if available. All of the Paseo galleries have reopened, some with abbreviated hours, and most will be open late for First Friday. Restaurants will be open for dining, patio seating and takeout. When visiting, please know all guests are required to wear a…


    Paseo District View map
    NW 30th & 27th Streets, Walker and Hudson Ave.,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Explore the influences that shaped this uplifting musical art form with favorites like Saint Louis Blues, The Entertainer and Maple Leaf Rag. Limited in-person seating available. Digital stream available through Mar. 7.


    Civic Center Music Hall View map
    201 N Walker Ave,
    Oklahoma City, OK, US

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