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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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Sometimes it is savy to spend money to save money. Whether you are looking for a great deal or a great gift idea, memberships to attractions are a good way to get the most for your money!

Check out these exciting ideas for endless entertainment year round on our cost-saving seasonal guides.

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All Free Events

Upcoming Events

  • Date: March 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    Features hands-on activities such as fruit and vegetable stamping, making weather wind sticks and seed planting. Preregister.


    Myriad Gardens' Children's Garden Porch View map
    301 W Reno,
    Oklahoma City, OK
  • Date: March 16, 2020 @ 10:30 am
    Features free museum admission, story time, movies, interactive crafts and other special activities. Each day has a different theme. Daily fun will wind down around 1:30 p.m. every day, but the museum will be open until 5 p.m., so feel free to stay and explore.


    Oklahoma Hall of Fame View map
    1400 Classen Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK, USA
  • Date: April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair.  Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive. Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages. Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games.…


    Reaves Park View map
    2501 Jenkins Ave,
    Norman, OK
  • Date: April 4, 2020
    Featues a breakfast and an age-divided egg hunt. Enjoy donuts, lemonade and coffee, and participate in our arts, crafts, and games. 0-3 yrs old, 9:30 a.m.; 4 & up, 10:15 a.m. Don't forget your Easter Baskets!! For an additional charge of $2/per person, you can have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny.  


    Rose State Wellness Center View map
    6420 SE 15th St,
    Midwest City, 73110, OK, USA
  • Date: April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    Features an outdoor market with artists, hand-crafted artisans, boutiques and local businesses offering re-purposed, vintage and unique products.


    Wheeler Ferris Wheel View map
    701 W Sheridan Ave,
    Oklahoma City, 73102, OK, USA
  • Date: April 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
    Features an art-making project inspired by works of art on view at the museum. Projects are designed to be accessible and fun for visitors of all ages and all levels of art-making experience. All children must be accompanied by an adult. All supplies provided.


    Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center View map
    3000 General Pershing Blvd.,
    Oklahoma City, 73107, OK, USA
  • Date: May 1, 2020
    Features more than 150 artists, lots of food vendors, live art demonstration, children's activities and live entertainment Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.


    Downtown Edmond View map
    Broadway between 2nd & Campbell St.,
    Edmond, 73003, OK, USA
  • Date: May 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am
    The Charles J. Johnson Central Park will transform into a vibrant palette for artists to showcase their talent, skill and creativity. In addition to the competition, open chalk zones will be available for those wanting to add their colorful contribution to the festivities. Bags of chalk pieces will be available for $2 for non-competitors. Attendees can also enjoy live entertainment, art vendors, food trucks and more, including colorful candy art…


    Charles J. Johnson Central Park View map
    S.E 29th Street and Mid-America Blvd,
    Midwest City, OK
  • Date: May 23, 2020 @ 10:00 am
    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 dozens of musicians and other live performers on two stages. The food court at Paseo Drive and 29th Street will feature a variety of food vendors, bringing traditional and not-so-traditional Festival treats, both savory and sweet. A children’s area, offered…


    Paseo Arts District View map
    3022 Paseo St.,
    Oklahoma City, 73103, OK, USA
  • Date: May 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am
    Features story time, a movie, crafts and as well as special themed activities. Activities continue until 1 p.m or while supplies last.


    Oklahoma Hall of Fame View map
    1400 Classen Dr,
    Oklahoma City, OK