Enjoy Our Fall Colors!
Our annual Autumn in the Botanic Garden festival kicks off Thursday, September 22 and runs through Sunday, October 30, 2022. The Garden will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with late hours (open until 8 p.m.) on Thursdays, during Autumn in the Botanic Garden
Tuesday through Sunday
Tuesday-Sunday (included with regular admission): Explore our Oklahoma-shaped straw hay maze and shop from over 14 varieties of pumpkins and gourds as well as dried heirloom cob corn.
See the display of over 30 scarecrows created by students, artists, families, friends, businesses and organizations and vote for your favorite to win this year’s People’s Choice Award.
Pick up our fall-themed garden scavenger hunt and see what you can find while strolling through our lush gardens.
Wednesday, Oct. 26: National Pumpkin Day – 20% off all pumpkins
Sunday, Oct. 30: National Candy Corn Day – free candy corn with admission.
Every Thursday: Bands & Blooms
Bands & Blooms features live music from 6-8 p.m. along with food and drink options, including local beer, wine and cocktails. Local ice cream cart Cherry & Bark will be on hand every week with ice cream for sale. Food and drinks available starting 5:30 p.m. Visitors can bring chairs or blankets to enjoy music on the lawn or while strolling the Garden. Regular admission applies for Bands & Blooms (see pricing for BOO-tanical Trick-or-Treating below). We highly suggest advance tickets as tickets are limited and walk-up admission is not guaranteed.
Bands & Blooms Fall 2022 is supported in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council and National Endowment for the Arts.
Bands & Blooms 2022 schedule:
Thursday, September 22: Annie Ellicott
Thursday, September 29: Two Crows for Comfort
Thursday, October 6: Booker Gillespie Trio
Thursday, October 13: Hot Toast Music Company
Thursday, October 20: Manta Rays
Thursday, October 27: Autumn Shade, Oklahoma Performing Arts, a nonprofit arts education program for Tulsa-area youth, will provide opening and intermission performance
Cost to attend Bands & Blooms only is regular admission or FREE for Garden members.
Thursdays in October: BOO-tanical Trick-or-Treating
In addition to live music, food and drink, Thursday nights in October from 5:30-8 p.m. will include optional family-friendly BOO-tanical Trick-or-Treating trail with eight fun, educational nature-themed stations including “Maggot Painting” or “Termite Races” offered in partnership with OSU Entomology Department. Each child gets a trick-or-treat bag with their trick-or-treating ticket to collect unique treats like bug, bird and wildlife trading cards, insect toys, vegetable seeds for planting, candy and more. There will also be a kids’ costume contest at 7 p.m. each week on the Great Lawn.
Cost for participating in the BOO-tanical trick-or-treating: $10/child in advance, $12 day-of, in addition to a regular admission ticket.
Purchase admission tickets under Bands & Blooms for date of your visit, before check-out you will see option to add Trick-or-Treating ticket.
Advance tickets: FREE for Garden Members
Non-members: Ages 16+ | $8; Ages 3-15 | $4; Ages 2 and under | Free, but ticket required.
Same Day Tickets: Ages 16+ | $10; Ages 3-15 | $5.
All transactions at the Garden are now cashless. We accept major credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay.