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Valentine Fun in OKC

by Lindsay Cuomo

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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. 16, 2024, 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 calendar@metrofamilymagazine.com or leave a comment below.]

 

Family-friendly Valentine’s Events


Jan. 27

Yukon’s Daddy Daughter Dance at Dale Robertson Center (1200 Lakeshore Dr) features a special dance for dads and their daughters with 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.

Feb. 10

Valentines Succulent Wreath at Will Rogers Garden (3400 NW 36th St). Create a succulent wreath masterpiece to take home. Materials supplied. Preregister. $35. 9-11 a.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. $12 & up. 2-3:30 p.m., 4:30-6 p.m. & 7-8:30 p.m.

Feb. 11

Love Bug Rock Gardens at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Create a love bug-themed rock garden and learn about bugs as you work. Best suited for ages 3-6. Preregister. Members, $13; nonmembers, $15. 2-3 p.m.

Feb. 24

Midwest City’s Daddy Daughter Date at Nick Harroz Community Center (200 N. Midwest Blvd 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.


Family Fun Events perfect for quality time


Through March 1

Freedom Fridays at Greenwood Rising History Center (23 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa) features free admission for adult Oklahoma residents. Explore the history of Tulsa’s historic Greenwood District and the spirit of its Black citizens. Proof of residency required. Student and child admission applies. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Feb. 9

BLAC Inc. presents: Ailey II at OCCC Visual and Performing Arts Center (7777 S May Ave) features a production honoring one of the most popular modern dance companies. $20 & up. 7:30 p.m.

Feb. 10

FREE Second OHOF 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.

Curiousiday: Insect Adventures at Sam Noble Museum (2401 Chautauqua Ave. Norman) explores the incredible diversity of creepy crawlies and uncover the secrets of beetles, butterflies and more. Participate in hands-on activities and create bug-themed crafts. Free with admission. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave) features cultural performances, face painting, music, crafts and special performances from the Lion Dancers. Free to attend. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Dragon Dance Celebration at Nhinja Express (various locations) features a dragon dance performance. See website for times & locations.

FREE Hooked on Fishing Lessons at Edwards Park (2917 NE 14th St). Learn basic fishing skills including casting and knot tying. Hands-on instruction with actual fishing time. Preregister. 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.

Squeaky Clean Family Friendly Comedy Show at OKC Improv (1755 NW 16th St) features a “Whose Line Is It Anyway” style comedy full of audience interaction and comedy for all ages. $5. 6-7 p.m.

FREE Norman Mardi Gras Parade in Downtown Norman (Main Street, 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.

Feb. 11

FREE Admission to Oklahoma City Museum of Art (415 Couch Dr) features complimentary admission thanks to he generous support provided by Art Bridges Foundation’s Access for All program. noon-5 p.m.

Feb. 16

FREE Art Night at Oklahoma History Center (800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr). 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.

Feb. 17-18

Monster Jam at Paycom Center (100 W Reno Ave) features racing and freestyle action from the biggest Monster Jam superstars. $21 & up. Saturday, 1 & 7 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.

Feb. 18

AT&T Sundays at First Americans Museum (659 First Americans Blvd). Kids ages 4-12 receive free admission to the museum galleries on the third Sunday of the month. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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