Experience an unforgettable summer at Myriad Botanical Gardens! From activities for kids to adult entertainment, there’s an array of events planned. Be a part of the first-ever Children's Gardening Fair, treat yourself to Sonic Summer Movies, and join us for the Full Moon Bike Ride and Dancing in the Gardens: MTV Hits. For the fitness enthusiasts, we offer free yoga, tai chi, and Zumba classes. Embrace the summer solstice with a special sound bath event. Kids will enjoy Summer Weekly Walkups starting June 22 at the charming Children's Garden porch. When you need to cool off, splash around at the Thunder Fountain and Seasonal Plaza, but bring your water shoes and sunscreen. Delight in June's summer blooms and lush greenery on Devon Lawn. Come unwind and enjoy all that Myriad Botanical Gardens has to offer this summer!

The Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory, Gift Shop and art gallery are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission starts at $10.50 for adults with discounts for seniors, military, and students. Free for members. Memberships start at $45 and up. Please see below details about the Crystal Bridge closing July 10-30 for a final renovation construction project.

June in the Gardens


Children’s Gardening Fair

Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, 10am-5pm

General Admission: $8, non-members; FREE, members and 2 and under

Premium Admission: $14, non-members; $6, members

FREE unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel with admission

Discover the wonderful world of gardening and cultivate your green thumb with us! Join our fun and interactive fair that offers kids of all ages a chance to learn about gardening through engaging activities and hands-on crafts. Immerse yourself in different aspects of gardening and unleash your creativity with our educational stations. Plus, savor the tasty bites from our food vendors, get your face painted, and take a ride on Mo's Carousel. Don't miss out on this amazing chance to get your hands dirty and have some fun!

SONIC Summer Movies

Wednesdays, June 14-July 12

Devon Lawn

Pre-movie activities, 7pm

Film starts at sundown, 9pm

Join us for a great outdoor movie experience at Myriad Botanical Gardens with SONIC Summer Movie Nights every Wednesday, June 14 through July 12. Come early with your picnic blankets or chairs (no glass) and enjoy delicious treats from local food trucks and vendors. The food trucks begin serving at 7 p.m., fun starts at 8 p.m. with pre-movie activities and the movie begins at 9 p.m. Remember to grab your spot on the south with blankets or north with lawn chairs. Amazing news - it's all absolutely FREE thanks to the SONIC Foundation. Don't miss out on this exciting movie night series on one of OKC’s softest lawns.

  • Matilda (1996), Wednesday, June 14
  • Puss in Boots, The Last Wish (2022), Wednesday, June 21
  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Wednesday, June 28
  • Vivo (2021), Wednesday, July 5
  • Sandlot (1993), Wednesday, July 12

Dancing in the Gardens: MTV Dance Hits

Friday, June 16

Dance instruction at 7pm, dance 8pm

Are you ready to bust a move like it's the 80s, 90s, and 2000s all over again? Join us on Friday, June 16th at the Myriad Botanical Gardens for a night of pure retro music bliss! RACE Dance will be showing off their moves and giving lessons from 7-8pm, so you can perfect your groove. And when the clock strikes 8, DJ MuttRadio.com will take over the Plaza and transform it into the ultimate dance party in Oklahoma City! With family-friendly vibes or the perfect date night atmosphere, this is a night you won't forget. With music from your favorite pop artists, we'll be jamming out to all the MTV retro hits that made unforgettable music videos and iconic dances. Don't miss out!


FREE Yoga in the Gardens

Tuesdays, 6pm and Saturdays, 9am

Bring a mat, water

Instructors from YMCA

Devon Lawn

Want to stay fit and have fun? Check out FREE Yoga in the Myriad Botanical Gardens – a perfect place to relax and connect with nature. Every Tuesday at 6pm and Saturday at 9am, you can practice your fitness goals in a tranquil environment open to people of all levels. The classes are made possible thanks to sponsors Fowler Automotive, KeepMovingOKC, OU Health, Tinker Federal Credit Union, and TSET Oklahoma.

FREE Tai Chi in the Gardens

Monday, June 12 & 26, 4pm

Every other Monday


Meinders Terrace

Join us every other Monday for an energizing class of Tai Chi! Learn the basics to improve your breathing, enhance balance and coordination, and increase flexibility – all in a calm yet invigorating atmosphere. Instructed by Ling Miller, this class is suited for everyone ranging from absolute beginners to experienced practitioners. Comfortable clothes that allow you freedom of movement as well as flat shoes are encouraged; chairs will be provided upon request. All levels welcome!

FREE Zumba sponsored by Lifetime Fitness

Thursdays, June 1 & 15, 6:45pm

Seasonal Plaza

Let your Latin and international rhythms soar at Myriad Gardens! Join Evelin Pino, our favorite Zumba instructor, on the Seasonal Plaza every first and third Thursday from May 4th to October 19th – starting at 5:45pm for free Zumba. You’ll get a fun and efficient workout in! All thanks to awesome sponsors Fowler Automotive, KeepMovingOKC, OU Health & Tinker Federal Credit Union who make this Zumba party free of charge so everyone can join us for some fitness-fueled fun outdoors. Pack comfortable workout clothes and bring your water bottles. Follow our social media for location and start time updates @myriadgardens. See you there!

Summer Solstice Sound Bath

Wednesday, June 21, 6-7pm

Park House event center


Join wellness practitioners Anna and Mark for a relaxing sound bath and meditation to celebrate the Summer Solstice! Take time to reflect on the passing spring season and set intentions for this upcoming summer. A sound bath is a deeply-immersive, full-body listening experience that intentionally uses sound with sound bowls and other instruments to invite gentle yet powerful therapeutic and restorative processes to nurture your mind and body. Please bring a blanket, pillow and yoga mat for optimal comfort along with comfortable clothing. This event is FREE and open to the public. Class size is limited to 50 people. First-come, first-serve. Please arrive no later than 6 pm so we can provide a distraction-free environment for participants!


Dearest Deserts

Friday, June 9, 11am-noon

Member $8; Nonmember $10

Best for Ages 5-10

Registration required by Tuesday, June 6 at myriadgardens.org

Enjoy learning about desert plants and the animals that interact with them. Each participant will also plant and take home a succulent or cactus.

Magical Miniature Gnome Gardens

Saturday, June 10, 10-11am

Member $13; Nonmember $15

Best for Ages 5-15

Registration required by Wednesday, May 31 at myriadgardens.org

Enjoy creating your very own miniature gnome garden! Each participant will take home their miniature garden complete with a house plant, whimsical décor and of course, a gnome friend.

Hummingbird Sun Catchers

Saturday, June 10, 2-3pm

Children’s Garden Porch

Member $7; Nonmember $9

Best for Ages 5-10

Registration required by Wednesday, May 31 at myriadgardens.org

Flutter on over to the Children’s Garden to create your very own hummingbird sun catcher, we will go on a garden hike to find plants that hummingbirds love!

Fruit-tastic First Day of Summer Drop In

Wednesday, June 21, 10am – Noon

Children’s Garden Porch

Free, Donations Accepted

Best for Ages 4-12

Join us on the Children’s Garden Porch as we celebrate a “sweet” first day of summer by learning about tropical rainforest fruits!

Summer Weekly Walkups

Weekdays, June 22 – August 2, 10 AM – noon

Children’s Garden Porch

Suggested $2 donation

All Ages

Stop by the Children’s Garden for fun activities that explore and celebrate the world of plants. Each weekday offers new themes. During the summer months this is a great time to bring a picnic and blankets. Children can participate and play in the Thunder Fountain before taking a ride on Mo’s Carousel.

Weekday themes:

  • Make-It Monday: Children’ will “make and take” something home using a variety of natural and human-made craft materials.
  • Tasty Tuesday: Let’s enjoy healthy snacks by making creative little critters with vegetables, fruits, and more from and inspired by our garden!
  • Reading Wednesdays: It’s that time of year again when Reading Wednesdays moves back outside! Enjoy nature-inspired books that connect children with what is growing and changing in the Garden each week.
  • Pot-it-up Thursday: Each week learn about a new beautiful or tasty plant and pot up its seed to take home and grow on your own.
  • Find-It Friday: This is a self-guided scavenger hunt, leading you on a discovery of nature in the Children’s Garden with all of its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use fun tools like the magnifying lens and binoculars as you wind your way through the Garden.


Guided Gardens Tours

Friday, June 9, 1pm

Saturday, June 24, 1pm

Every second Friday, 1pm and last Saturday, 10am

Meet in the Visitor Lobby


Every second Friday at 1pm and the last Saturday of every month at 10am, the horticulture staff invites you to the Guided Gardens Tour. As we stroll the grounds, we’ll examine and talk about the seasonal flowers, shrubs, trees, and other vegetation that our staff looks forward to every year. Discover the projects the Gardens is working on and bring back useful gardening advice. Takeaway handouts are provided at the walk or can be download from the website myriadgardens.org. Meet at the Conservatory’s Visitors lobby. Free of charge. Wheelchairs and stroller friendly.

Workshop: Carnivorous Plants

Saturday, June 10, 1-3pm

Terrace Room

Member $55; Nonmembers $60

Registration required by Thursday, June 8 at myriadgardens.org

Learn with us all about the fascinating world of carnivorous plants, a group that boasts almost 700 species, from where and how they grow in the wild to how we can successfully raise them in our homes. Guests will be guided through planting and personalizing their own carnivorous terrariums perfect for their new little plants. Learn about soil, water, and the long-term strategies for keeping these little biomes strong for years to come!

Propagating Plants at Home

Thursday, June 15, 6-7pm

Terrace Room

Member $16; Nonmember $20

Nate Tschaenn, Director of Horticulture

Registration required by Tuesday, June 13 at myriadgardens.org

Propagating plants, whether from seed, root stock, leaf cuttings, or something more, is an outstanding and budget-friendly way of increasing your indoor or outdoor plant collections. While certain plants ‘propagate’ better than others, we can increase the likelihood of success with a little know-how. Join our Director of Horticulture as he discusses and demonstrates methods and strategies of propagation as well as what plants propagate best with which methods, timing, and more. You’ll be the star at your next get together when you show up with a rooted cutting for a friend or family member!


Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Closing July 10-30 for construction completion project

The Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory will be closed from July 10th to the 30th, 2023, while we are working on incorporating a new and distinctive design element into our Bromeliad terrace. It will have a unique flooring element with two quotes engraved in a spiral design and will provide an eye-catching new feature to the Crystal Bridge. Our Gift Shop, Visitor Lobby, and Art Gallery will remain open regular hours, Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm and Sunday, 11am-5pm, during this time.

Free and open to the public, Myriad Botanical Gardens provides 15 acres of ornamental gardens and grounds that include a children’s garden and carousel, native prairie garden, shade gardens, tree and shrub collections, lake with terraced gardens and a diverse collection of ornamental flowering perennials and grasses. 

The Gardens offer a variety of horticultural educational programs for all ages ranging from lectures, classes, workshops and walking tours to seasonal festivals. The grounds also feature The Crystal Bridge Conservatory, home to thousands of tropical and desert plants. With more than 500,000 visitors annually, the Gardens is managed by Myriad Gardens Foundation, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that partners with corporate and community groups to enhance the educational, aesthetic, cultural and economic development of Oklahoma City.