Fun is in full bloom.
There are exciting activities blooming all over Oklahoma in preparation for Spring Break. Here is your guide to fun for all ages from the OKC metro to Chickasaw Country!
Celebrating Life in Bloom at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Make this Spring Break an enriching one by attending impactful programs during a full slate of events March 10-18 with extended hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Join Ground Zero Rescue Dog Demonstrations, Family STEM Experiences, Teacher Free Days, Homeschool Day, Park Service Junior Ranger Programs and a special VIP EYEwitness Tour with Polly Nichols. Learn more here.
Spring Events at Chickasaw Cultural Center
Returning in person for the first time since 2019, the 8th annual Holba’ Pisachi’ Native Film Festival highlights First American visual art from across the country through documentaries and feature films, Q&A forums, discussion panels and meet-and-greet opportunities with filmmakers and cast members. The free festival returns March 11!
March 14, take the opportunity to learn about native and migrating butterfly species, including monarch butterflies, at the National Learn About Butterflies Day event, complete with butterfly-themed activities and cultural demonstrations.
Then, March 14-18, celebrate the emergence of spring and the planting of essential crops at the annual Three Sisters Celebration, filled with Chickasaw culture, language, demonstrations and a variety of activities.
Kids’ Activities at Myriad Botanical Gardens
Between ShamROCK the Gardens, St. Patrick’s Day Slime Creations and daily Spring Break Drop-Ins, you’re sure to find fun activities at Myriad Botanical Gardens. March 13-17, the Children’s Garden will be filled with come-and-go experiences including stories, crafts and adventures suited to each day’s theme. Learn more about Spring Break in the Gardens here.
Senior Sunday at Chisholm Trail Heritage Center
On the second Sunday of every month, the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center invites everyone 55 years of age and older to visit free of charge!
Spring Break Camp at Sam Noble Museum
If you’re looking for an unforgettable way to keep kids aged 5-11 busy during Spring Break, bring them to the Sam Noble Museum for a five-day experience March 13-17! Camps begin each morning at 8:30 a.m. and explore different crafts, activities and topics as you get up close and personal with fossilized dinosaurs and meet real paleontologists.
SYNESTHESIA at Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
SYNESTHESIA is an immersive art experience by Factory Obscura, currently residing inside Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art through June 2023! Inspired by the color and textural elements of the Fred Jones permanent collection, this exhibition will ask participants to open their senses and explore what exists in the spaces in between. Learn more here.
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