Oklahoma City offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate love this February with family dances, love-filled parties and family fun just for kids. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the OKC metro this month at one of these fabulous events. Don’t forget to keep an eye on our calendar for even more family fun!
For festive ideas to celebrate, check out our Valentine’s Day round-up filled with our best resources for family fun including romantic date night ideas!
[Editor’s Note: This is a working list last updated on Jan. 9, 2023, so check back often for new listings. If you know of a festival or activity that you think should be included, please email the listing information to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment below.]
Family-friendly Valentine’s Events
Midwest City’s Daddy Daughter Date at Reed Conference Center (5800 Will Rogers Rd, Midwest City) features an evening of dancing and special activities for dads and daughters. Light refreshments and a photo booth will be provided. For ages 3-14. $16. 2:30-4 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m. & 6-8:30 p.m.
Yukon’s Daddy Daughter Dance at Dale Robertson Center (1200 Lakeshore Dr) features a special dance for dads and their daughters with local DJ, dancing and light refreshments. Best suited for ages 4-12 years old. $10 in advance; $15 day of. 3-4:30 p.m., 5-6:30 p.m. & 7-8:30 p.m.
Hearts for Art at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St). Show your love for your favorite piece of art or artifact. Pick up a heart at Visitor Services and leave it by your selection. Then, share on social media using #MyWest and #HeartsForArt. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Norman’s Daddy Daughter Dance at Embassy Suites (2501 Conference Dr, Norman) features a fun evening for little girls and their fathers or father figures with dancing, music and refreshments. $15 until Jan. 17; $20 after. 2-3:30 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m. & 7-8:30 p.m.
FREE Night to Shine Prom at Putnam City Baptist Church (11401 N Rockwell Ave) features a red-carpet entrance complete with limousine rides, professional photography, nails and makeup stations, Chick-fil-A, dancing and karaoke, plus an evening of dancing and photo opportunities with popular characters and local celebrities. Preregister. 6-9 p.m.
Love Bugs: Valentine’s Day Fun at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Create a love bug-themed rock garden, sip on pink lemonade and learn about bugs as you work. Best suited for ages 3-6. Preregister. Members, $12; nonmembers, $15. 10-11 a.m.
FREE Will You Be My Villaintine at Northwest Library (5600 NW 122nd St). Play Minute-to-Win-It games featuring six great antagonists- Jafar, Maleficient, Captain Hook, Ursula, Prince John, and the Queen of Hearts. Preregister. Costumes welcome. All ages welcome. 2-4 p.m.
For All The Sweethearts at Pitts Recreation Center (1920 N Kate Ave) features an evening of Valentine’s fun. Best suited for ages 6-17 and their parents. $5. 6-10 p.m.
Family Fun Events perfect for quality time
Kids Take Over the Cowboy at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (1700 NE 63rd St) features a variety of themed, hands-on activities for kids to explore the history of the Boley Rodeo. Try your hand at rodeo events and create your own cowboy vest and accessories. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-noon.
FREE Story Time at Deer Clan Books (3905 N College Ave, Bethany) features a children’s story time read by Oklahoma children’s books authors. 1 p.m.
FREE SENSEsational Saturdays at Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art (555 Elm Ave, Norman). Explore Factory Obscura’s immersive art experience SYNESTHESIA with a focus on touch and take part in hands-on art activities. 2-4 p.m.
Feb 4 & 11
FREE Saturday Stories at Harvey Bakery & Kitchen (301 NW 13th St) features a storytime for littles and their parents. 9 a.m.
FREE Storytime with Littles at Commonplace Books (1325 N Walker Ave) features a half-hour, all-ages story time. 10 a.m.
FREE Guided Gallery Tours at Oklahoma Contemporary (11 NW 11th St) features a free guided tour of the museum’s exhibitions. Gallery Guides lead inclusive, conversational tours that encourage curiosity. Preregister. 1-2 p.m.
OKC Philharmonic Discovery Family Series: Superphilharmonic! at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features a one-hour, family-friendly concert designed to entertain and educate kids of all ages. Dress as your favorite superhero and join in on a quest for truth, justice and musical play, plus take part in pre-concert activities such as an Instrument Playground. $9. 2 p.m.; pre-concert activities, 1 p.m.
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo at Paycom Center (100 W Reno Ave) features a theatrical performance with an engaging carnival atmosphere, comedy, aerial acrobatics, a unique stage set-up and more. $39 & up. See website for show times.
Cinderella at Civic Center Music Hall (201 N Walker Ave) features the story you know and love as Cinderella escapes her mean-spirited stepsisters and stepmother with the help of one fairy godmother. OKCPhil will play Prokofiev’s score live at each performance. $30 & up. Friday & Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.
FREE See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame (1400 Classen Dr) features complimentary admission, games, crafts and more. During the first hour, guests can take part in a sensory-friendly experience. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
FREE Hooked on Fishing Lessons at Route 66 Park (9901 NW 23rd St). Learn basic fishing skills including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time. Preregister. 1-3 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 clay portraits. 1-4 p.m.
Feb. 16-March 11
Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at Lyric Theatre (1727 NW 16th St) features a tale of friendship that demonstrates the power children have to change the world. This hour-long version of Mark Twain’s novel removes offensive language and expands the role of Jim, now the same age as Huck. $20 & up. See website for show times.
International Dog Show at State Fair Park (608 Kiamichi Pl). Cheer on your favorite breed. Shows run twice a day in multiple categories for both adult dogs and puppies. Free to attend. Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monster Jam at Paycom Center (100 W Reno Ave) features racing and freestyle action from the biggest Monster Jam superstars. $18 & up. Saturday, 1 & 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.