Thursday, October 28, 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.  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: TBA & 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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Boo-tanical Bands & Blooms

Repeats every week until Thu Oct 28 2021.
Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

BOO-tanical will be every Thursday night in October from 5:30-8 p.m. BOO-tanical includes trick-or-treating to 8 stations in the Children's Discovery Garden and Tandy Floral Terraces with botanical or animal-themed candy, toys and other surprises and costume contest (7 p.m. at stage on the lawn)

You can also 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! Pick out some pumpkins to take home ($.75/lb). 

Cost is $10 at the door for each trick-or-treater, in addition to regular admission. 

REGULAR 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.

Please purchase admission tickets HERE in advance and have ready to scan for admission. ADMISSION IS LIMITED and MAY SELL OUT. Walk up admission is not guaranteed.

Our weekly Bands & Blooms on Thursdays continue with live music, a food truck and bar (with wine, beer, water, etc.) on the lawn from 6-8 p.m. Bring your own chairs or blanket to set up on the lawn or stroll the Garden.  - (cost for Bands & Blooms only is just regular admission)

Check the schedule and make your plans: 
Oct. 7: Bandelier & Andolini's food truck
Oct. 14: Klondike 5 String Band & The Whit food truckHot Dogs & Ice Cream - in addition to The Whit 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 (from Taos, NM) & Comida, Sol y Vida food truck
Oct 28: Music TBA & MASA food truck