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Children’s Garden Festival at Myriad Gardens

courtesy of Myriad Gardens


June 11, 2021 to June 20, 2021
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM


The Children’s Garden will transform into a colorful and magical place inspired by popular children's books. The 2021 theme, Tiny Gardens and Enchanted Woods, highlights a variety of books that will appeal to a wide range of ages. Some stories will be familiar. Others perhaps not. Selected titles include Unicorns are the Worst, Hilda and the Hidden People, Thumbelina, The Borrowers, Backyard Fairies and more. Enchanting vignettes will be created by local artists. Families can enjoy 10 days of activities and crafts as well as the creative displays.

Admission to the festival is free for Gardens’ members. Annual family memberships cost $65.



Storytime on the Children’s Garden Porch

Daily, 11am

Children’s Garden Porch

Each day during the Festival they will have storytime featuring books Unicorns are the Worst, Hilda and the Hidden People, Thumbelina, The Borrowers, Backyard Fairies

Enchanted Expedition

Daily, 3pm

Join a tour guide on a mystical journey through the festival. They will parade around the garden to discover colorful flowers, fairies and other hidden creatures.

Flower Fairy Fashion Walk-Up

Monday, June 14 and Wednesday, June 16, 1-2pm

Programming Tent

$3 per child

Best for ages 5 to 10, but all are welcome.

Help create outfits that fairies and other tiny forest creatures would wear to a royal ball. They have gathered petals, leaves and other natural materials to help you build a tiny ensemble.

Tea Dragon Tea Party

Tuesday, June 15, 1-2pm and Thursday, June 17, 1-2pm

Programming Tent

M $10; NM $12

Best for ages 6 to 10

Pre-registration is required at

Visit the Tea Dragon raised bed in the Children’s Garden during the Bringing Books to Life – Children’s Garden Festival and discover the tasty world of tea and the magical world of dragons. Learn about all the different types of tea and how they grow, then read a few books and end with a tea party. Tasty tea and snacks included.

Sensory Night at Children’s Garden Festival

Presented by Bank of Oklahoma

Sponsored by Goldfish Swim School

Friday, June 18, 6-7:30pm

M $10; NM $12

Register here

Geared for families with children with special needs, this pre-registered event provides a more controlled Children’s Garden Festival (or Bringing Books to Life Festival) experience with no loud music. Your entry fee includes complimentary rides on Mo’s Carousel.


See website for a complete schedule of activities and pricing.



Myriad Gardens Children's Garden View map
301 W Reno Ave,
Oklahoma City, OK, US

Additional Information




Nonmembers, $8, members & kids (2 & under), free - includes free rides on Mo's Carousel


All ages welcome

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