Get out and explore what Oklahoma City has to offer with some of these winter activities that won't break the bank.
From exciting seasonal events to exploring local attractions, we’ve rounded up all there is to do at no cost to you. To score deals on attractions, accommodations and dining that isn't free, check out these special offers and discounts across Oklahoma City.
- See holiday lights! Cruise down historic Automobile Alley and experience the districts vibrant light displays during Lights on Broadway. Or make your way to the Bricktown Entertainment District to gaze at the lights adorning the canal.
- Enjoy a complimentary ride on the OKC streetcar on the following dates: Dec. 1-17, 22-25 and 29-31.
- Step into your own Hallmark movie at A Very Vintage Christmas at Katiebug's. The shop is decorated for the season and will make an excellent spot for a holiday photo op.
- Put on your boots and head over to Stockyards City for the annual Cowboy Christmas Parade on Dec. 2. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. and will include all kinds of fun activities until 3 p.m. Don’t forget to grab a picture with Cowboy Santa before you leave!
- Stop by the Holiday Pop-Ups in Midtown and celebrate the holidays while finding unique gifts and inspiration from over 40 local shops.
Things to Do
- First Friday welcomes guests to stroll and view the Paseo's galleries on the first Friday of every month.
- Head to Remington Park on the first Saturday morning of each month for Coffee & Cars -- a monthly outdoor gathering for car enthusiasts across the state of Oklahoma.
- Get out and play outside! Visit our urban parks & trails page for our list of ways to take advantage of OKC's year-round sunshine.
- Shred at the Mat Hoffman Skatepark, offering skaters a bowl and street course at varying levels of difficulty. The park is designed for skateboards, inline skates and BMX bikes.
Museums and Exhibits
- Artspace at Untitled is a contemporary arts center located in the historic Deep Deuce district of downtown Oklahoma City. Artspace is always free and open to the public --exhibiting the works of regional, national and international artists.
- The Oklahoma Railway Museum is open Thursday through Saturday and offers access to the grounds at no charge.
- The Red Earth Art Center hosts their 8th annual Treefest featuring Christmas trees representing Tribal Nations from across Oklahoma. Each tree is decorated with handcrafted ornaments and art objects representing each of their distinctive and diverse cultures.
- Every second Saturday of each month, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame Museum holds See you Saturdays with guided tours, crafts and learning opportunities for families at no charge.
- At the Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center, admission is always free, and tours are offered at various times each day the gallery is open. Oklahoma Contemporary encourages artistic expression in all forms through education and exhibits.
- The Oklahoma National Guard Museum (formally the 45th Infantry Museum) offers self-guided tours of the 27,000 square feet exhibit space at no charge. The museum holds a plethora of Oklahoma military history, equipment and memorabilia.
- The Plaza Walls in the Plaza District offers a free showcase of curated, rotating murals year-round.