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Top 10 FREE things to do this month in OKC

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Oklahoma City is alive with fun, family entertainment around every corner and we’ve hand-picked the top 10 FREE events happening across the metro this month.  It’s easy to have fun all month long at any one of these family fun events. The best part is that all these fun things to do are completely FREE!

Here are our picks of the top 10 FREE things to do this month:

Saturdays in May

FREE Public Tours of John Newsom: Nature’s Course at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features the vibrant flora and fauna of John Newsom: Nature’s Course in greater detail with a free, guided public tour every Saturday at 1 p.m. Gallery guides lead inclusive, conversational tours that encourage curiosity. Preregister. All ages welcome. 1 p.m.

May 7

FREE oNE OKC Street Festival at Booker T. Washington Park (NE 4th St) features live entertainment headlined by national artists, food trucks, vendors, children’s activities and more. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

May 10

FREE Zumba for Kids in the Park with the Edmond Library at Edmond’s Shannon Miller Park (S Jackson St & E 1st St, Edmond) features a fun, high-energy dance class set to upbeat music, led by a certified Zumba instructor. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary to enjoy this class. Preregister. Best suited for ages 7-11. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Also held: May 24.

May 14

FREE VDubs on Auto Alley (NW 8th St, Robinson to Oklahoma Ave) features  a family and pet-friendly street festival with a car show with classic, vintage and new Volkswagons as well as live entertainment, pop-up shops and more. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

FREE See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features free family fun at the museum. Create a craft in their Makerspace, explore exhibits, get your selfie in “Picture Yourself” and see new art and history exhibits. During the first hour, guests can take part in a sensory-friendly experience from 9-10 a.m. Activities continue until 1 p.m.

FREE Armed Forces Day Parade in Del City (SE 15th & Sunnylane) features one of the largest of its kind in Oklahoma with a military color guard, decorated floats, vintage cars, Shriners and more. The Parade will start promptly at 10 a.m. at SE 15th and Sunnylane and will travel south to SE 29th, where it will turn east and proceed to Vickie Drive.

FREE Catfish Roundup at Dolese Youth Park (5105 NW 50th St) features fishing and more. Families will be allowed to fish and visit the booths at their own discretion. While event is being held, guests will not need a state fishing license or city fishing permit. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

May 20

FREE Outdoor Movie Series at Norman’s Lion Park (450 S Flood Ave, Norman) features an outdoor screening of Encanto. Movie begins at sundown.

May 21

FREE Night Hike at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a hike to learn, hear and possibly see some nocturnal animals. Witness how the park comes to life after the lights go out. Preregister. 7:30-9 p.m.

May 27

FREE 4th Friday Films at Charles J Johnson Central Park (Mid-America Blvd, Midwest City) features yard games, a screening of Jurassic Park, a bone dig with Skeletons Museum of Osteology and more. 7 p.m.


Want more metro events? See our list of things to do with teens & tweens, things to do with toddlers & preschoolers or the hundreds of events on our searchable online calendar

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