Published on: November 22, 2017

Make Tulsa Botanic Garden part of your holiday tradition! 

Thursday, Nov. 23: Happy Thanksgiving! The Garden will be closed for the day. 

Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, November 26: Get the family out of the house – come explore the Garden with our Signs of Fall Scavenger Hunt.

Thursday, Nov. 30, 5-8pm: Join us for the first of four nights of Holiday LuminariesAlso on Dec. 7, 14, & 21

Let the warm glow of luminaries and festive lights illuminating the Garden get in spirt of the season. Roast marshmallows over a fire for s’mores (s’more kits available for sale in gift shop). Warm spiced wine, rum apple cider, beer and wine will be available for purchase and free hot cocoa will also be available.  Local artists will facilitate a drop-in holiday craft for all ages each week. Local artists include Rosemary Daugherty (Nov. 30), Whitney Eslicker (Dec. 7), Staci Pennington (Dec. 14), and Lydia Moore (Dec. 21). Garden members will receive an additional 10% discount (20% total) on gift shop items.

Saturday, Dec. 9, 9am – 12pm: Breakfast with Saint Nick SOLD OUT

Bring the family for holiday fun when our Botanical Saint Nick visits the Garden. Get started with a continental breakfast served from 9 to 10:30am, then join in the tree-trimming party, make snowflakes and a “present” to take home for the birds in your yard. At 11am, Saint Nick and Mrs. Claus will host a Story Time. Be sure to bring your camera! Registration is required. Find the details here

Give the Garden as a gift! 

Gift memberships to Tulsa Botanic Garden include free admission and reciprocal admission benefits at over 300 public gardens. Our new Gift Certficates can be used for new or renewing memberships, Garden admission, gift shop items and program/class registration.  Be sure to purchase by December 15 to ensure delivery by Dec. 25. Get all the details and purchase here

Holiday Luminaries


Tulsa Botanic Garden is an all-season oasis blooming in the Osage Hills northwest of Tulsa. The A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces feature over 7,500 plants with seasonal beds, beautiful art deco designs and water features, a spectacular spring display of over 100,000 bulbs, and unique skyline view of downtown Tulsa. The Children’s Discovery Garden is a wonderland of interactive fun for the whole family including the iconic Spring Giant, spitting animal fountains, carnivorous plants, Sensory Walk, whirligigs, and the Tree Fort where the canopy provides a natural backdrop for storytelling and imaginative play. The Lakeside Promenade gracefully encompasses a seven-acre lake, and the Cross Timbers Trail provides a 1.5 mile hike through the trees. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am to 5:00pm with additional special hours and events. Admission: Free for members, $8 for ages 13 and up, $4 for ages 3-12, and free for ages 2 and under. Memberships are available beginning at $50. Tulsa Botanic Garden is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. For more information, call 918-289-0330 or visit