Summer Fun in OKC

I’m always looking for fun (inexpensive) things to do with Jack each day.  This Oklahoma heat is tough, and while we could go for walks or to the park a few months ago, it’s hot hot hot outside in the summer!  I’ve come up with a list of some great summertime activities to do with your littles when the temperature starts to rise.

 

Museums

Sam Noble Museum– The first Monday of the month is free for children ages 17 and under!

Fred Jones Art Museum– This museum is always free!

Oklahoma City Museum of Art– Check out the Matisse exhibit.  It’s only in OKC until Sept. 18, 2016.

Oklahoma History Center– Okietales: Reading and Storytelling every Wednesday in July (designed for ages 2-9) admission is $2.

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Science Museum OklahomaAgain we love this museum!

Museum of Osteology– We have never been here, but would like to try it sometime soon.

Oklahoma Railway Museum– Train rides every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month through August.

Splash Pads

 Click here for a list of splash pads in the city.

The Library

The library has great activities for kids of all ages.  Click here for a link to their events calendar.  Narrow the list of activities with the filters to find some that interest you!

Berry/Fruit Picking

Did you know that there are some great pick your own farms around Oklahoma City?  Here is a short list:

Sorghum Mill Blackberry Farm– Pick your own blackberries in June (Christmas Trees in the winter!)

First Fruits Berry Farm– Thorn-less blackberries- check out their website for a picking schedule.

TG Farms– Summertime produce includes: Potatoes, Tomatoes, Okra, Peaches, Peppers and more.  In the fall- Pumpkins!

Outdoor Exploration

Oklahoma City Zoo

Martin Park Nature Center

Indoor Fun

Unpluggits – Crafts and art for children 18 months to 10 years, plus an indoor play area!

Journey Church -I hear they have a great indoor play area.

Dynamo Gymnastics Indoor Play Area– I’ve also heard good things about this indoor play gym.

Bouncin Craze– Indoor inflatable fun.

Elevation Trampoline Park– A room full of trampolines!  My 10 year old self would have LOVED this!

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I’d love to hear what you and your kiddos enjoy in the summer!


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