Memorial Day Frugal Friday

Paseo Arts Festival

This Memorial Day weekend, military can visit many metro attractions for free, you can treat your creative side at an arts festival, relax with a jazz and blues festival and kids can beat the heat all summer with discount movie passes.

Free Military Admission to OKC Attractions

Museums around the state are teaming up to provide free admission for all active-duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The program provides free admission to active-duty military and up to five of their immediate family members.

Some of the participating museums include:

For a complete list of participating museums, visit the Blue Star website.

Paseo Arts Festival

Bring the family to the 36th Annual Paseo Arts Festival Saturday through Monday.
Check out the showcase of original works and live music in the historic Paseo Arts District. 
Art lovers, music cravers, people watchers and everyone in between will find something to enjoy at this OKC creative celebration. 

Paseo Arts Festival
Memorial Day Weekend 
May 26, 27 and 28
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with music until 11 p.m.
Monday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with music until 7 p.m.
Between N.W. 30th St. and Dewey and N.W. 28th St. and Walker Ave. 

Edmond Jazz & Blues Festival

Bring a blanket to relax at the Edmond Jazz and Blues Festival Saturday and Sunday. 
It’s free to join in this Memorial Day tradition at Stephenson Park each afternoon.
Let the sounds of smooth jazz soothe away the day at this family-friendly, free outdoor festival.

Edmond Jazz & Blues Festival
Saturday: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Stephenson Park – 5th St. and Boulevard 

Harkins Theatre Summer Movie Fun

Need a place for kids to beat the summer heat? 
Head to Harkins Theatre in Bricktown for Summer Movie Fun June 4 through Aug. 10. 
Kids can see a series of 10 movies for just 50 cents each.
Season tickets are just $5 for all 10 movies or you can purchase individual tickets the day of the show for $2 each.

Click here for more information on tickets

Other Memorial Weekend Activities:

Bethany 66 Festival

Northwest Library Opening

Northwest Library (5600 N.W. 122nd St.) invites guests to celebrate the opening of the new library with fun activities, musical performances, story time, face painting and crafts. Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (405) 606-3580.

Bass Pro Shop Free Summer Challenge