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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:


FREE Art Adventures at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art (555 Elm Ave, Norman) features story time and a corresponding hands-on project. For children ages 3-5 with adult. 10:30 a.m.

Jan. 1

FREE First Day Hike at Lake Thunderbird State Park (13101 Alameda Dr, Norman) features three hiking options for all ages. Meet at the nature center. 11 a.m.

Jan. 3

FREE Fishing Days at Oklahoma City Ponds (various locations). No city permit is required, however a State license is for anyone 16 and older. Regular fishing regulations apply.

FREE First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo District (NW 30th & 27th St, Walker & Hudson Ave) features special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists and a variety of entertainment opportunities. 6 – 9 p.m.

Jan. 10

FREE LIVE on the Plaza in the Plaza District (1700 block of NW 16th St) features artists, live music, special events, local shopping and more. 6 – 10 p.m.

FREE 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk in Downtown Norman (Main St, Norman) features a monthly celebration of the arts in Norman. Enjoy live entertainment and a variety of activities at local businesses. 6 – 9 p.m.

Jan. 11

FREE STEAM Saturday at St. Mary’s Episcopal School (505 E Covell Rd, Edmond) features science, technology, engineering, art, music and math activities for all ages throughout the morning. 9:30 – 11 a.m.

FREE See You Saturdays at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features themed experiences and learning opportunities for families to enjoy together including crafts and guided tours. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Jan. 20

FREE Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration in Oklahoma City (various locations) features a parade, silent march, bell ringing, job fair and more. The celebration’s signature event, the parade begins at 2 p.m. and proceeds down on Walker Ave.

Feb. 1

FREE Lunar New Year at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features face painting, music, cultural presentations, crafts for kids and a special performance from the Lion Dancers. Afterwards, join the Lion Dancers in a parade through the Gardens. 6 – 9 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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