Are you looking for free and cheap things to do in Oklahoma? Well I have found a few to share with you! If you have anything that you find, send them to me at Rachel@consumerqueen.com!
FREE 2011 Plaza District Festival in OKC’s Plaza District (1700 Block NW 16) features live music, artist booths, kids’ art activities & a variety of local concessions. Saturday, October 1,12-10pm (kids area open 12-6pm). plazadistrict.org.
FREE Oklahoma Regatta Festival & Head of the Oklahoma Regatta on the Oklahoma River is a four day celebration of rowing, kayaking & dragon boating with lots of family fun. Includes a family festival featuring live music, art, a children’s area, food & more. Thursday-Sunday, see website for schedule. 552-4040, oklahomariverevents.org.
FREE Oklahoma Czech Festival in Yukon is one of Oklahoma’s largest ethnic festivals with a carnival, parade, craft booths, music, dancing, singing & food. Saturday, 8am-5pm. 206-8142.
FREE Woofstock at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History includes free admission, outdoor demonstrations for visitors & their dogs, dog-themed crafts, story times, auditorium shows & more. Sunday, 1-5pm. 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu.
FREE 4th Annual SchlegelFest at Schlegel Bicycles (900 N Broadway) includes bounce house, pumpkin decorating, face painting, bike obstacle course & bike safety lessons for kids. Bicycle clinics for all levels. Sunday, 12-5pm. 232-4040, schlegelbicycles.com. [See our online coupon for $10 a $25 puchase at SchlegelFest!]
FREE Admission to the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History on the first Monday of each month. Monday, October 3, 10am-5pm. 325-4712, snomnh.ou.edu.
FREE Fall Concerts at the MAC Amphitheater
Please bring your lawn chairs and blankets.
Sept. 4 – Oct. 16
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
September 4: Straight Shooter – Classic Rock
September 11: G3 – Gospel, Rock
September 18: Elizabeth Speegle Band – Original Pop/R&B/Jazz
September 25: Easy Street – Jazz & Pop
October 2: Stud Duck Band – Classic & Acoustic Rock
October 9: T.J. Rhea & The Steamrollers – Elvis Tribute Show
October 16: Bluegrass Faithfull – Bluegrass
Upcoming things to do!
FREE Pumpkin Palooza
4 p.m.- 8 p.m.
The Annual Fall Family Fun Night and Flashlight Pumpkin Hunt has been renamed Pumpkin Palooza and it is going to be better than ever! The festivities begin with Pumpkin Chukin, where we encourage you to build a catapult/trebuchet. Then follows with the pumpkin carving contest, fun fall crafts, spending time in the inflatable, face painting, listening to music, and we will end with the Pumpkin Hunt at 7:30 p.m. Families will need to bring a flashlight to search the grounds behind the MAC for hidden mini pumpkins.
Edmond Ice Rink
Nov. 25 – Jan. 1, 2012
With holiday lights reflecting off the ice matching the twinkle in the eyes of joyful skaters, join us in creation new holiday memories at the Edmond Holiday Ice Rink. The rink will open Friday, November 25, 2011 and close for the season at the end of day on Sunday, January 1, 2012. For more information on pricing and rental information visit www.expressice.com.
North Pole Holiday Adventure
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with us by entering the “North Pole”. We will have arts & crafts, cookie decorating, sand candy “canes”, carolers and our famous SNOW ROOM!
I want to thank Metro Family Magazine and Edmond Parks for this information!!!!