Autumn in the Botanic Garden
October 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tulsa Botanic Garden rings in fall with pumpkins, a hay maze, and their annual scarecrow display along with a new Bank of Oklahoma Photo Station and plenty of activities to get outside during the season. Autumn in the Botanic Garden kicks off on Thursday, September 23 and runs through October 31. Pumpkins will be available for sale and visitors can vote for their favorite scarecrow to win the “People’s Choice Award”.
Every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. is Bands & Blooms night featuring local musicians, a food truck and bar. Bring chairs or blankets to enjoy music on the lawn or while strolling the Garden. Thursday nights in October will be BOO-tanical Bands & Blooms offering non-scary, trick-or-treating and costume contests each week in addition to the live music, food truck and drinks. Thursday, October 14, instead of a food truck, the Garden will have a Hot Dog Roast with hot dog kits for roasting hot dogs over fire pits. Local ice cream cart Cherry & Bark will be on site with sweet treats for sale.
Sept. 17-26: Fall Plant Sale – Online
The Botanic Garden’s fall plant sale this year is featuring select houseplants as well as seasonal annuals including violas, pansies, stock and mums and a limited amount of tulip, daffodil and saffron crocus bulbs. Garden members have first chance to shop starting Friday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. The public can begin purchasing on Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. through midnight on Sunday, Sept. 26. Sale proceeds help support the Garden. Check their website and Facebook event for list and details.
Sunday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: 9th Annual D.I.G. – Day In the Garden
(Garden will only be open for DIG ticket holders). This annual family event includes lunch and drinks, pumpkin decorating, photo booth, giant bubble stations, costumed characters and live music from Gregory Fallis & The Green Horns brass band and Hot Toast Music Co. Tickets include food and drinks and all activities. Tickets are $45 for Garden members and $65 for non-members and children are free with a paid adult.
Thursday, October 21, 10:30 a.m.: Tree Fort Storytime
Local bookstore Whitty Books will join be guest reader to share a in the Children’s Discovery Garden. Free with admission.
Garden admission is $8 for ages 13+, $4 for 3-12 yrs. and children 2 and under are free. The Garden offers discounted admission through the Museums for All program for those who receive SNAP or WIC benefits. Advance tickets are required via their website or by calling 918-289-0330.
Tulsa Botanic Garden is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and open on Thursdays until 8 p.m. during Autumn in the Botanic Garden. Purchase admission tickets at tulsabotanic.org