Oklahoma City is alive with fun, family entertainment around every corner and we’ve hand-picked the top 10 FREE things to do 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!
This list is generously sponsored by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, where kids 17 and under always get in FREE! OKCMOA is also a Blue Star Museum, offering active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, free admission from Armed Forces Day in May through Labor Day in September.
From delicate glass pieces to painted portraits, and hand-carved statues to film screenings and more, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art has something for everyone. Check out these tips for visiting the museum with kids!
Here are our picks of the top 10 FREE things to do in OKC this month:
Wednesdays in February
FREE Reading Wednesdays at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features a nature-themed storytime, interactive song and small craft. Books are selected based on the season. 10-11 a.m.
FREE See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features crafts, games and more. During the first hour, guests can take part in a sensory-friendly experience from 9-10 a.m. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
FREE Hooked on Fishing Lessons at Edwards Park (2917 NE 14th St) features hands-on instruction and actual fishing time to learn basic fishing skills including casting and knot tying. Rods, reels, and bait will be provided. Noon-2 p.m. Also held Feb. 24 @ Route 66 Park. Noon-2 p.m.
FREE Second Saturday at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features a family-focused day of art-making, performances and gallery adventures for visitors of all ages. February’s theme is Picturing Possibilities – Black History Month. 1-4 p.m.
FREE Norman Mardi Gras Parade in Downtown Norman (Jones & Main St, Norman) features parade floats, musicians, dancers and a wide array of fun and unusual characters. The 2024 theme is “Dancing With Dragons.” 7-9 p.m.
Dragon Dance Celebration at Nhinja Express (various locations) features a dragon dance performance. See website for times & locations. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
FREE LOVE on the Plaza in the Plaza District (1700 block of NW 16th St) features local artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more.
FREE Admission to Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features complimentary admission, thanks to the generous support provided by Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program. Noon-5 p.m.
FREE Art Night at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features traditional and modern art forms practiced in Oklahoma. Visitors can participate in historical art forms, buy locally made art at an artists’ market, and participate in an open mic for artists of all mediums. 6-8 p.m.
AT&T Sundays at First Americans Museum (659 First Americans Blvd) features free admission to museum galleries for kids ages 4-12. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.