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Pumpkinville at Myriad Botanical Gardens

Date/Time

October 08, 2021 to October 24, 2021
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

Description

Pumpkinville celebrates pumpkins, mums and everything fall. Families can explore a mini-village made out of pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums and enjoy hand-crafted games, activities, entertainment, unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel and special treats.

This year’s theme is the Wizard of Oz – “There’s no place like Pumpkinville.”

Daily Activities

  • 11 am Story Time
  • Crafts, preregister, Monday-Friday at 1 pm
  • Paint-A-Pumpkin $5, 10am-4pm
  • Face Painting, Costs range $5-$8

Weekends only

  • Ride the Pumpkinville Express every Saturday and Sunday during Pumpkinville from 1-5 pm
  • Reading with Glinda the Good Witch, Saturdays, 11 am

Pumpkinville Craft Classes

Pre-registration preferred, Walkups welcome
Member $5, Nonmember $15 (Includes entrance into Pumpkinville)

Crabby Apples | Mondays, October 11 & 18
From seed to tree to fruit, learn all about this delicious fall crop and how they grow! We will dissect an apple to learn more about this delicious fruit and talk all about the science and history behind them. We will press our own apples for an apple cider tasting and enjoy an apple-themed craft.

Scarecrow’s Pumpkins | Tuesdays, October 12 & 19
Explore the inside of a pumpkin and learn all about this fall staple. Prepare for ooey-gooey fun as we dissect our pumpkins. We will finish off by making our own scarecrow and harvesting our own bags of seeds to take home to roast!

Tinman Tin Can Planters | Wednesdays, October 13 & 20
Learn about our favorite cool-weather flower, the pansy, and fall vegetables such as lettuce, greens, and more! We will design and decorate our own Tin Man tin can planters and pot them up with your choice of pansies or lettuce seed for your own little piece of Fall magic.

The Cowardly Lion Learns to be Brave | Thursdays, October 14 & 21
The garden is home to critters galore that may seem scary but are actually very helpful! From spiders to bees to snakes, they all play an important part in our local ecosystems. We will read stories, learn about these creatures, and make our very own creepy crawlies to take home. Let’s get acquainted with these friends and earn our badge of bravery!

Member Preview with Dorothy

Thursday, October 7, 5–8 pm

Children’s Garden

FREE for Members (space is limited)

Pre-register at myriadgardens.org

The evening before Pumpkinville opens to the public, members are invited to come for a sneak peek. A limited number of tickets means exclusive access and avoiding the crowds. Guests will even get to meet Dorothy!

Sensory Night Sponsored by Bank of Oklahoma

Friday, October 12, 6–7:30 pm

Children’s Garden

$10 per child. Children 2 and under FREE. Accompanying adults FREE.

Pre-register at myriadgardens.org

An event for families and their children with sensory challenges. This event provides a more controlled environment to experience the fall festival – no loud music and smaller crowds. Your entry fee includes complimentary rides on Mo’s Carousel and Pumpkinville Express Train rides throughout the Gardens.

Toto’s Parade and Happy Hour

Sponsored by Hudiburg Subaru and OKC Vet Campus

Sunday, October 17, 2:30 pm

Children’s Garden

$5 per member dog, $10 per nonmember dog

Pre-register at myriadgardens.org

Dress your pup in their best costume and come down to PUPkinville! Drinks and food will be available for purchase while watching pups show off their looks inside Pumpkinville. Prizes for best costumes.

Happy Hour Party

Friday, October 22, 6–8 pm

Children’s Garden

$30 per person (includes two drink tickets and hors d’eouvres)

Space is limited, pre-register at myriadgardens.org

Enjoy a night out at Pumpkinville for grown-ups. Grab a drink and food, stroll through the décor, take pictures and revel in the fall atmosphere. With limited capacity, this is a great way to enjoy Pumpkinville without all the hustle and bustle during the day.

Boo-tanical and Costume Contest

Saturday, October 23. 6–8 pm

Children’s Garden

$5 for members, $12 for nonmembers

Space is limited, pre-register at myriadgardens.org/pumpkinville

Features a safe, fun and unique way to Trick or Treat with your kids. The full cast of Wizard of Oz, along with staff and volunteers, will be positioned throughout the Children’s Garden to pass out candy.

Location

Myriad Botanical Gardens View map
301 W Reno,
Oklahoma City, OK, US

Additional Information

Phone

405-445-7080

Cost

$8; members & kids (2 & under), free

Ages

All ages welcome

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