Friday, October 22, 2021

Autumn In the Botanic Garden

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00am to Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 12:00am

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.  Advance admission tickets are required as these nights can sell out. Walk up admission is not guaranteed. 

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 Band & The Whit food truckHot Dogs & Ice Cream - in addition to a food truck, we'll have kits for roasting hot dogs (vegetarian options too) 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: John Depew & MASA food truck

BOO-tanical with a trick-or-treat trail to 8 stations in the Children's Discovery Garden and Tandy Floral Terraces with botanical or animal-themed candy, toys and other surprises, costume contest (7 p.m. on the lawn stage) and more will be each Thursday night in October from 5:30-8 p.m.  Cost is $10 at the door for each trick-or-treater, in addition to admission ticket.  Advance admission tickets required as these nights can sell out. Walk up admission is not guaranteed. 

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. WE'LL BE OPEN MONDAY, OCT. 11

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

Special thanks to Autumn in the Botanic Garden Photo Station sponsor: 
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Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Oct 29 2021.
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

HOURS: Garden is open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m, and open on Thursdays through Oct. 31 until 8 p.m. Starting Nov. 1, Garden will be open Tuesday-Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m, in November, December, January and February.  Please Note: Garden will be closed during the day on any date that Botanic Garden of Lights is scheduled.

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.

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 

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.

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.