Thursday, September 30, 2021

Autumn In the Botanic Garden

Thursday, September 23, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, October 31, 2021 (All day)

Explore our pumpkin display with 25,000 lbs of pumpkins, the new Bank of Oklahoma Photo Station, hay maze and our annual scarecrow display - Vote for your favorite scarecrow to win the People's Choice Award! Pumpkins will be available for sale throughout the event ($.75/lb.).  

Every Thursday night during Autumn in the Botanic Garden, is Bands & Blooms. The Garden will stay open until 8 p.m.  with live music, on the lawn from 6-8p.m. and food truck and bar with beer, wine and other drinks available starting at 5:30 p.m.  Regular admission. 

Bands & Blooms schedule:
Sept. 23: Desi and Cody & Hot Mess BBQ food truck
Sept. 30: Bossa & MASA food truck and Cherry & Bark ice cream cart
Oct. 7: Bandelier & Andolini's food truck
Oct. 14: Klondike 5 String BandHot Dogs & Ice Cream - instead of a food truck, we'll have kits for roasting hot dogs over fire pits and local ice cream cart Cherry & Bark will have treats for sale!
Oct. 21: Foggy Memory Boys & Comida, Sol y Vida food truck
Oct 28: TBA & MASA food truck

BOO-tanical with a trick-or-treat trail to stations in the Children's Discovery Garden and Tandy Floral Terraces with botanical or animal-themed candy, toys and other surprises, pumpkin decorating, costume contest and more will be each Thursday night in October from 6-8 p.m.  Cost is $10 at the door for each trick-or-treater, in addition to admission ticket.

Other events during Autumn in the Botanic Garden:
Sept. 21-26: Fall Online Plant Sale - the Garden's fall sale will include selected houseplants as well as seasonal annuals like violas, pansies, and mums.  Tulip, daffodil and saffron crocus bulbs will also be available for sale.  Members shop early!

Sept. 26: 9th annual DIG- Day In the Garden - a family-focused event with live music, costumed characters, bubble stations, pumpkin decorating, lunch, drinks and more.

Sept. 28: Dog Day - a special day with pups can join you for a visit to the Garden. 

Oct. 11-15: Finding Fall - pick up a scavenger hunt to look for signs of fall as you explore the Garden.

Oct. 21: Tree Fort Storytime with guest reader from local bookstore Whitty Books. 

Special thanks to Autumn in the Botanic Garden Photo Station sponsor: 
Bank of Oklahoma logo

 

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NOTE: Garden will be closed to general admission on Sunday, Sept. 26 for our annual DIG- Day In the Garden

 

 

Daytime Admission - Adv. Tickets

Repeats every week 2 times.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 10:00am to 8:00pm

HOURS: Garden is open Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and open on Saturday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Sept. 19.   Starting Sept. 25, weekend hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TICKETS: Advance tickets via online purchase are required.  Admission is FREE for Garden members;  $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free.

Discounted admission for SNAP/WIC participants is available: $1 for up to four people (ages 13+). Children 12 and under in group are free. Advance tickets are required and must be obtained by calling 918-289-0330. EBT card and photo ID required at check-in.

Join as a member or renew your membership for free admission and more!

 *Choose your arrival window. Your visit can last as long as you like until closing. Need help?  Watch short Buying Tickets video.

MEMBERS - you MUST Login to see member (no-cost) tickets.  Watch Member Reservations tutorial 

Garden progress in coming! Work is underway on a water run-off project as well as improvements to our entry road and parking lots inside our gates. Due to this construction, we will be detouring our entry drive arount the construction work. Watch for directional signs on your next visit to direct you to parking and the visitor center. Thank you for your patience as we work to make a better experience for you, our Garden members and guests! 

 

The Botanic Garden has the following protocols and safety meaures in place:

  • Masks are optional for visitors both inside the Visitor Center and outside. 
  • Guests are encouraged to practice social distancing from others not in your group while enjoying the Garden.

See all Garden visitor guidelines.

Mabee Grange Open House

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for an Open House at our Mabee Grange! Our team will be offering tours and discussing event options and venue amenities. 

Please join us afterward for music on the Great Lawn during our Autumn in the Botanic Garden Bands & Blooms series.

RSVP to events@tulsabotanic.org

Bands & Blooms: Bossa

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Each Thursday, 6-8 p.m. from Sept. 23 to Oct. 28: Bands & Blooms with live music, a food truck and bar. Bring your own chairs or blanket to set up on the lawn or stroll the Garden. 

Thursday, Sept. 30: Bossa & MASA food truck

Admission is FREE for Garden members; $8 for ages 13+, $4 for ages 3-12. Children 2 and under are free, but do need a ticket.

Upcoming Bands & Blooms Schedule:
Oct. 7: Bandelier & Andolini's food truck
Oct. 14: Klondike 5 String Band & Hot Dogs & Ice Cream - instead of a food truck, we'll have kits for roasting hot dogs over fire pits and local ice cream cart Cherry & Bark will have treats for sale!
Oct. 21: Foggy Memory Boys & Comida, Sol y Vida food truck
Oct 28: TBA & MASA food truck

BOO-tanical will be every Thursday night in October from 6-8 p.m. BOO-tanical includes trick-or-treating on  trail to 8-10 stations in the Children's Discovery Garden and Tandy Floral Terraces with botanical or animal-themed candy, toys and other surprises, pumpkin decorating, costume contest and more. Cost is $10 at the door for each trick-or-treater, in addition to regular admission ticket. 

Explore our pumpkin display with thousands of pumpkins, the new Bank of Oklahoma Photo Station, hay maze and our annual scarecrow display - Vote for your favorite scarecrow to win the People's Choice Award! Pumpkins will be available for sale throughout the event.