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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:


FREE Admission to the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art (1900 W MacArthur St, Shawnee) features complimentary admission for the months of July & August. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.

Aug. 4

FREE SONIC Summer Movie Nights at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features outdoor screenings of Fantastic Mr. Fox. Pre-movie activities begin at 8 p.m. and the movie begins at 9 p.m.

Aug. 5

FREE VIBES Artwalk in Downtown Edmond (Broadway from 2nd to Edwards St, Edmond) features dozens of local artists, live entertainment, a “Good Vibes” paint off and more. 5-9 p.m.

Aug. 6 & 7

FREE Blue Hippo Festival at the Edmond Historical Society & Museum & Stephenson Park (431 S Boulevard, Edmond) celebrates the opening of the Edmond’s Route 66 exhibit with family-friendly activities, performances, food, artists and all things blue. Noon-4 p.m

Aug. 7

FREE Cat Video Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a collection of the Internet’s finest cat videos as well as food trucks, live music and family-friendly activities. Free to attend; participation prices vary for some activities. Pre-show fun begins at 6 p.m.; movie screens at dusk.

Aug. 13

FREE Movie on the Lawn at Chisholm Creek (1332 W Memorial Rd) features an outdoor screening of Lion King (live action). The movie will begin around sunset.

FREE Movie in the Park at Little River Park (700 SW 4th St, Moore) features an outdoor screening of Little Giants. Movie begins at sundown.

Aug. 14

FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features a family-focused day of art talks, hands-on art making, performances and gallery adventures for visitors of all ages. Tickets are free but space is limited. Noon – 3 p.m.

Aug. 20

FREE Family Friday at Joe B. Barnes Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features an outdoor screening of Shrek, games, activities, food trucks and more. 6 p.m.; film begins at dark.

Aug. 28

FREE Family Nature Hike at Martin Park Nature Center (5000 W Memorial Rd) features a gentle morning wildlife hike. Park staff will answer questions about wildlife and nature. Preregister. 9-10 a.m.

Bonus Event:

Aug. 14

FREE Comic Book Day at participating retailers (various locations). Participating retailers across the country offer a free comic book to all customers to introduce new readers to the comic book medium. Find a comic book store near you at

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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