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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 American Banjo Museum Virtual Series (online) features virtual content including new performances, artists, workshops, behind-the-scenes tours, never-before-seen archival footage and an original series. Noon.

Apr. 1

FREE VIBES Artwalk in Downtown Edmond (Broadway from 2nd to Edwards St) features a variety of creative talent hosted in participating businesses. All artists are partnered with businesses to provide fifteen blocks of art experiences. In April, enjoy Micah Wylie-Sylph’s high flying dancing feats, Poetry n’ Chill, a live mural installation by Dusty Gilpin and Yo Bro OKC and more. 5-9 p.m.

Apr. 3

FREE Fishing Days at OKC Lakes & Ponds (various locations). The City of Oklahoma City offers FREE fishing on the first Saturday of each month. No city permit is required, however, a state license is for anyone 16 and older. Regular fishing regulations apply.

Apr. 6

FREE Autism Awareness Day from the Oklahoma State Capitol (virtual) features an advocacy day, virtual celebration and autism educational experience. “Many Pieces, One Voice”  is available to all who want to learn about autism policy and advocacy opportunities. 9 a.m. – noon.

Apr. 7 

FREE Yoga in the Park Kickoff with OKC Beautiful at Scissortail Park (415 S Robinson Ave) features a socially distant, outdoor yoga class for all ages and skill levels. Bring water and a yoga mat or towel. Physical distancing measures will be observed. Attendees are asked to wear masks when not on their mats. 6-7 p.m.

Apr. 10

FREE Spring Thing! Outdoor Activity Walk at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features spring activity stations including games, dancing, bubbles and more. All ages welcome. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) celebrates poets and their importance in contemporary art with performances from local organizations, poetry-inspired art projects and kids can read their own words at the “Kids Open Mic.” Admission is free but tickets are required. Noon-3 p.m.

Apr. 24

FREE Steamroller Print Fest at Artspace at Untitled & Deep Deuce (1 NE 3rd St) features live printing demonstrations, local art vendors, kids activities, live music, food trucks and more. COVID protocols will be observed. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Apr. 26

Montmartre Chalk Art Festival (online) features hundreds of artists of a variety of ages creating wonderful works of art in chalk. Tune in online to check out this year’s submitted masterpieces. Available to view through May 26.

Apr. 29

FREE Living History Performance – York, Explorer with the National Cowboy Museum (online). Hear the story of the enslaved man who traveled west with the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1803. York was never permitted to tell his story, but the expedition journals, William Clark’s letters and other accounts provide a sketch of the man and his importance to the Corps of Discovery. This is a virtual event. The program is free, but registration is required. 10:30-11:30 a.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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