Published on: September 07, 2021

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 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: John Depew & 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. 

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