March brings tons of family fun to Oklahoma City. Between Spring Break, St. Patrick's Day, Easter and the warmer weather of the season, there are endless ways to get out and about this month. We've rounded up the top free events for you and your family. Still looking for more family fun? Check out our handy calendar, our list of things to do with preschoolers or these events specifically for teens and tweens.
FREE Kid’s Trout Fish Out at Dale Robertson Center Pond (1200 Lakeshore Dr, Yukon) features a fishing derby for young anglers. Kids can win awards for largest and smallest fish. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
FREE Community Art Day at the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art (1900 W. MacArthur St, Shawnee). Participants will work with artist Linda Dixon to create individual works of art inspired by the whimsical birds in Oklahoma artist Michi Susan’s art. Museum admission is FREE during activities and all supplies included. All ages are welcome. 1 to 3 p.m.
FREE Three Sisters Celebration at the Chickasaw Cultural Center (867 Cooper Memorial, Sulphur) features traditional games, storytelling, stickball, archery, living history performers and family-friendly films highlight the Chickasaw culture. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
FREE O’City St. Patrick’s Day Fest & Parade in Downtown Oklahoma City. Watch as decorated floats, animals, antique tractors, civic clubs, clowns, motorcycles and more make their way down the street ending at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for a block party featuring live music, beer, food and fun for everyone. 11 a.m. to midnight.
FREE Spring Fling at the Metropolitan Library System (Various locations). Paul Mesner Puppets presents The Stinky Cheese Man, adapted from the book by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. Times vary by location.
FREE Caddisflies, Damselflies and Mayflies, Oh My! at the Moore Public Library (225 S Howard Ave) features interactive educational stations to teach about watersheds, storm water runoff and what is living in a stream near you. 2 to 3 p.m.
FREE Movie Night at the Park at Mitch Park (1501 W Covell Rd, Edmond) features a screening of the film Boxtrolls. Concessions available for $1. Movie begins at dark.
FREE 5th Annual Cowboy Round Up at the Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr) features cowboy re-enactors, a chuck wagon and hands-on activities like rope making, pretend branding, Dutch oven cooking and more. Children are encouraged to dress the part. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FREE Open Streets OKC (between Western & Robinson) will reclaim NW 23rd St for a few hours for non-motorized activity. Everyone is invited to walk, bike, skate or board while they meet local business owners and celebrate the charm of a historic Oklahoma City neighborhood. Noon to 4 p.m.
FREE FIRST Robotics Regional Competition at Cox Convention Center (1 Myriads Gardens). The public is invited to watch teams from high schools from across the country compete in the Recycle Rush robotic challenge. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.