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Top 10 FREE Things to Do This Month in OKC

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:

Through Oct. 13

FREE Musical Swings at Bicentennial Park (500 Couch Dr) features an interactive public art installation with ten swings that each activate a different note. When used all together, the swings compose a musical piece in which certain melodies emerge only through cooperation. Open daily 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Oct. 6

FREE Museum Open House at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (555 Elm Ave, Norman) features a museum-wide scavenger hunt. Kids can sightsee through the collections. Prizes awarded at the front desk for those who complete their hunt. 1 – 5 p.m.

Oct. 12

FREE Hispanic Fiesta at Score OKC (18509 N Meridian Ave, Edmond) features a free community event with the Energy FC and Score OKC. Enjoy free food, soccer inflatables, yard games and more. Noon – 4 p.m.

Oct. 14 – 19

FREE Fall Y’All Family Fun at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features fun activities for the whole family including story time, crafts, movies, Oklahoma Hall of Famers and special activities with community partners. Activities begin at 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 20

FREE Wiggle Out Loud Family Music Festival at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features Kindie Rock bands and fun movement & creative activities. Benefits The Children’s Hospital Volunteers. 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

FREE SONIC Drive-In Family Day at Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features complimentary admission plus fun art-making activities. Noon – 5 p.m.

FREE Open Streets OKC in South Oklahoma City (S Robinson Ave from 15th – 29th St) features a community street festival with food trucks and health & wellness activities. City streets will close to motorized traffic to encourage active transportation. Bikes, strollers, scooters, walkers, wheelchairs, skates, skateboards and leashed pets welcome. 1 – 5 p.m.

Oct. 24

FREE Spike’s Spooktacular Fall Festival at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman) features photo opportunities, face painting, crafts and more. Galleries will be open and costumes are encouraged. 4 – 7 p.m.

Oct. 26

FREE National Weather Festival at the National Weather Center (120 David L Boren Blvd, Norman) features tour of the facility, local TV meteorologists, emergency response vehicles, equipment displays and more. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Oct. 27

FREE Magic Lantern Celebration in the Paseo District (Paseo Ave). Children of all ages are invited to “come as they are” and transform themselves with the help of local artists to join in on a costume parade on the labyrinth painted on the street. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Costume making, 3 – 5:45 p.m.; costume spin, 5:45 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.