Free Attractions in OKC

Wheeler Park, Oklahoma City

Wheeler Park, Oklahoma City

There is something about the summertime that just gets us excited to explore our city and try new things. What is better than finding a new favorite spot or activity in the city? Finding a new favorite spot or activity that is FREE! Here’s a sample of free things to do as you explore OKC this Summer...


Metropolitan Library Events

Whether you are looking for a read aloud time for your kiddos, a teen board game night, craft activities, or Coffee and Dominoes, one of the metropolitan libraries has something for you. Check out their calendars by clicking on the link!

Storytime for Kids at Cuppies & Joe

Get yourself a cupcake and some coffee as your child enjoys a storytime from 10-11am every first and third Saturday. 

Oklahoma Hall of Fame See You Saturdays

Visit the museum the 2nd Saturday of each month for uniquely themed programs for everyone—kids and adults! 

45th Infantry Division Museum

One of the largest military history museums in the country. Explore indoor exhibits including World War II artifacts and the nation’s largest collection of military firearms. 

Oklahoma Railway Museum

Check out steam engines, passenger cars, locomotives, freight cars, and railroad equipment displays all for FREE!

Lakeshore Learning Store Free Crafts for Kids

Every Saturday from 11a.m. to 3p.m. there are free crafts for kids. Click here for scoop on weekly projects. No reservation needed.


Myriad Botanical Gardens

The gardens host free Sonic Summer Movie Nights, Thunder Fountain, yoga sessions, dance lessons, Free Sunday Twilight Concert Series and more! 

OKC Parks and Spraygrounds 

Most of these are open from dawn until dusk through September.

Martin Park Nature Center

Get in a nice family walk around Martin Park Nature Center. See how many different animals you can spot as you enjoy the beauty of Oklahoma!

Wheeler District

A ride on the ferris wheel will cost you, but enjoying their hammocks, lawn games, and big OKC letters is free of charge!

First Friday at the Paseo District

Each First Friday of the month, Paseo galleries offer special themed exhibits, refreshments, guest artists, and a variety of entertainment opportunities.

Live! On the Plaza

Each second Friday of the month, enjoy featured artists, live music, special events, local shopping, and much more in the Plaza District. Find more information on their website! 

Whatever you choose to do in Oklahoma City this Summer, we hope you share it with those you love. Comment and let us know some of your favorite places in Oklahoma City!

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Meet the author!

Becca Walker is a 2nd grade teacher in Edmond, Oklahoma. Her passion for kids mainly comes from the fact that she herself is still just a kid at heart. She and her husband, Brennan, love to serve in the church in many ways. Whether it is children’s ministry, youth, worship, or leading a young adult small group, they love it all! Becca’s main loves are her family, her pups Wrigley and Rizzo, her Savior, Old Navy, and of course, the incredible community at Council Road Baptist Church.