January always seems to feel like the longest month. But here we are with a brand new guide to February with the best family events in the Metro! Between preparing your kiddos for the hundredth day of school and sweet Valentine’s parties, be sure to find other fun things to stay busy here…and I guarantee you-no matter where in the metro you live, there is a Daddy Daughter Dance this month near you!
If you’d like to add a family-friendly event to our February guide, you can do that here.
Best Family Events & Things To Do This Month in OKC
Below are a few resources of things to do while it is still cold outside:
- Ice Skating in OKC
- Indoor Play in OKC: Open Gyms, Playgrounds, & Indoor Fun
- 5 FREE Kid-Friendly Things to Do in OKC This Winter
- Metropolitan Library Programming
- OKC Thunder games
Recurring Monthly Events in OKC
Storytime Science at the Science Museum of Oklahoma,recurring each Tuesday at 10:30 am, *Included with museum admission
Toddler Reading Wednesday at Myriad Gardens, (ages 2-5), FREE, recurring each Wednesday at 10 am. Bring your toddler for storytime every Wednesday.
Weekly Open Play at We Rock the Spectrum OKC (scheduled shared weekly on Facebook)
Kids Take Over the Cowboy, 10am-12pm every first Saturday and enjoy story time and create your own reversible sheriff badge and determine which side of the law you are on! *Included with museum admission
Storytime with the Littles at Commonplace Books, FREE, every Saturday at 10am
LIVE! on the Plaza, FREE, every second Sunday through 02/12/23 from 12-4pm, with local artists, live music, special family events and more
2nd Friday Norman Art Walk, FREE, every second Friday from 6-9pm across the Walker Arts District, with local artists, organizations and businesses
See You Saturdays at Oklahoma Hall of Fame, FREE, every second Saturday, from 9-10 am is specifically sensory friendly, check out the exhibits and kids’ makerspace
Sense-ational Saturdays at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art from 2-4pm. SENSEsational Saturdays are free for visitors of all ages! Celebrate Factory Obscura’s immersive art experience SYNESTHESIA by exploring the five senses. This week is a focus on TOUCH through hands-on art activities inspired by the museum’s collection, chances to meet Factory Obscura artists, and more!
Norman Daddy Daughter Dance – Three dance options are available at Embassy Suites – Located at 2501 Conference Drive. There are three dance options, and all dances are for all ages. Each in-person dance offers the same entertainment and amenities, including complimentary snacks and refreshments. Tickets are $15.
Cirque Du Soleil presents ‘Corteo’ at Paycom Center frolics with the senses as the sound of laughter peals around the stage, visions of joyous tumblers and players fascinate the eyes. This show is meant for the whole family, however there are some loud noises and dark scenes.
Cinderella by the Oklahoma City Ballet at the Civic Center Music Hall. A colorful spectacle for the whole family, Cinderella will enchant with three performances including the Oklahoma City Philharmonic playing the gorgeous Prokofiev score live at each performance. Click here for information on our sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, February 11.
An Affair of the Heart, at State Fairgrounds, Friday-Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 11am-5pm, adults $10, kids 12 and under FREE. The three-day shopping event features unique, one-of-a-kind and often handmade items from jewelry and handbags to furniture, clothing and gourmet foods.
February 16 – March 11
Huckleberry Finn’s Big River: A Musical for Young Audiences at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. The hour-long version of Mark Twain’s novel removes offensive language and expands the role of Jim, now the same age as Huck.
Monster Jam at Paycom Center. erience full-throttle family fun at Monster Jam®, where world-class athletes and their 12,000-pound monster trucks tear up the dirt in wide-open competitions of speed and skill.
February 22 – March 10
Dragons Love Tacos at the Oklahoma Children’s Theatre, based on the book by Adam Rubin. This performance is recommended for ages 3+. As a boy and his dog watch a television show about dragons, they unexpectedly get caught up in the “Dos and Don’ts” of what to feed them. But if they accidentally eat spicy salsa, watch out!
Dragons and Mythical Beasts at Civic Center Music Hall. Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new show for all the family.