Things to Do This Weekend in OKC - MetroFamily Magazine
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MetroFamily’s Weekend Picks is your go-to source to find family fun things to do in Oklahoma City, Edmond, Norman, Moore and beyond. Our website is packed with opportunities to have fun with the whole family and we handpick each week the best, can’t-miss events happening near you.

Below, you’ll find a list of fun festivals, must-see events, family-friendly things to do and more! Want even more ideas? Check out our searchable calendar filled with hundreds of community events for perfect for families or sign up for our e-newsletters to have all of our great resources delivered right to your inbox.



Due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the events and venues featured 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. Get vaccinated if you are a candidate and when around others, wear a mask, avoid crowded indoor spaces, remain socially distant, wash your hands often and stay home if you or a member of your household is feeling ill. 

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Pumpkinville at Myriad Botanical Gardens on Friday, Oct. 8-24

FREE Tinkerfest TinkerTober at Science Museum Oklahoma, Saturdays through Oct. 30

Haunt the Zoo at the OKC Zoo on Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 9-31


Oct. 29-31

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical at Civic Center Music Hall, all weekend

FREE National Weather Festival (virtual), through Saturday

Spook and Roll Halloween Party at Skate Galaxy on Friday

Edmond Historical Ghost Tours in Downtown Edmond on Friday & Saturday

Halloween Train at the Oklahoma Railway Museum on Saturday & Sunday

Steampunk Fall Celebration at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Saturday

Scissortail Treat Trail at Scissortail Park on Saturday

FREE Trick-Or-Trail in Midwest City on Saturday

FREE Trunk or Treat in the Park at Mitch Park on Saturday


Nov. 5-7

Mistletoe Market at the Oklahoma Convention Center, all weekend

Willy Wonka at Civic Center Music Hall, through Saturday

Devon Ice Rink opens in Oklahoma City on Friday

Pumpkin Harvest Craft Festival in Yukon on Saturday

Kids Take Over The Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Saturday

Curiosiday: Día De Los Muertos Para Los Animales (Day of the Dead for the Animals) at Sam Noble on Saturday

Weekend FAMily Fun at the First Americans Museum on Saturday & Sunday

1940s Radio Theatre Presents War of the Worlds at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum on Sunday


Nov. 12-14

Edmond Ice Rink opens at Mitch Park on Friday

The Polar Express Train Ride arrives at the Oklahoma Railway Museum on Saturday

FREE See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Family Day at Skeletons: Museum of Osteology on Saturday

FREE GameFest OKC at Oklahoma Contemporary on Saturday

Christmas Vacation Under the Stars at the Wells Christmas Tree Farm on Saturday

FREE Norman Veterans Day Parade at Reaves Park in Norman on Sunday

Family Skate Night at Skate Galaxy on Sunday