January in the Gardens offers a variety of options to participate in from Martin Luther King Jr and Lunar New Year Celebrations; Youth and Adult classes; Free Fitness classes; Skate Devon Ice Rink; Visit the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory and more!


Visit the newly renovated Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sundays. Myriad Gardens' admission prices are as follows: Adult - $10.50; Senior 62+ - $9; Military/Veterans - $9; Student - $7; Youth (5-17) - $5.50. Members are admitted free of charge. Memberships support the Gardens. The Myriad Gardens Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that operates the Myriad Botanical Gardens. There are eight membership levels, beginning at $45 for an individual, $85 for a family, and $125 for a family plus.


Registration is online at myriadgardens.org




Devon Ice Rink at Myriad Gardens

Season ends Sunday, January 29, 2023

Monday-Thursday, 3-9pm; Friday, 3-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm and Sunday, 11am-7pm.

Skate across 5,500 square feet of real ice and indulge in seasonal food and beverage offerings. Lose yourself in a magical, park-like atmosphere surrounded by the glittering lights of the Devon Ice Rink. Devon Ice Rink admission is $14 per person, includes skate rentals; $9 per person if you bring your own skates; $9 per person for military and Gardens Members skate for $10 includes skate rental.


Martin Luther King, Jr Day

Monday, January 16, 10am-1pm

Park House and Visitor Lobby

Bring the entire family to celebrate the life, legacy, and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Myriad Gardens’ annual MLK Day Celebration. Join us as we honor Dr. King along with local community leaders including Councilwoman Nikki Nice. Society of Urban Poets will perform original poetry readings and DWe Williams and Ebony Voices will share the history of Dr. King and the civil rights movement through song, dance, and skit. Kids will enjoy read-alouds, crafts and activities, and more.


Lunar New Year Celebration

Saturday, January 21, 11am-2pm

Water Stage, Visitor Lobby, West Plaza

Spend Lunar New Year than at Myriad Botanical Gardens! Enjoy performances by the Hung Viet Lion Dancers, Golden Tiger martial arts studio, RACE Dance Collective and more. Learn samurai sword skills and calligraphy, enjoy free crafts, get your face painted and purchase an commemorative Lion t-shirt (supplies limited).


Skate with the Sooners Hockey Team

Tuesday, January 10, 5-6pm

Devon Ice Rink

Come Skate with the Sooners Hockey Team and show off your skills Tuesday, January 10, 5-6pm.  Following the skate, join our players for pictures and autographs on the Park House deck.  Register at Skate with the Sooners to win some free OU Hockey merch! Devon Ice Rink admission is $14 per person, includes skate rentals; $9 per person if you bring your own skates; $9 per person for military and Gardens Members skate for $10 includes skate rental.


Adult Programming


Hygge from our Rainforest to Home

Saturday, January 7, 10–11am

Terrace Room & Conservatory

Member $8; Nonmember $12

Instructor: Kaitlin Bacon, Director of Education

Register by Thursday, January 5 at myriadgardens.org

Hygge (pronounced hue-guh) is a Scandinavian philosophy embracing feelings of wellness and contentment and fostering that coziness in our environments, company, and practices of life. Allow the rainforest to guide you as we explore and embrace hygge in our own slice of heaven here at the Myriad, and take away not just a feeling of peace but the confidence and know how for bringing it to life in your own every day as well.


Workshop: Dried Floral Displays

Saturday, January 14, 10–11:30am

Terrace Room

Member $20; Nonmember $25

Chelsea Jones, Horticulturist

Register by Wednesday, January 11 at myriadgardens.org

As we cross into the new year and wait eagerly for Spring to bring a bit of color back, why not embrace the beauty of our garden in its rest? Better yet, let’s bring a little piece of it in! Join us in creating unique arrangements using dried flowers, leaves, fruits, and more to bring a pop of joy into our homes during the last stretch of winter.


Workshop: Papercrete Planters

Saturday, January 14, 1–3pm

Terrace Room

Member $35; Nonmember $40

Instructor: Bradley Fowler, Children’s Garden Manager

Register by Wednesday, January 11 at myriadgardens.org

Learn how to turn paper and cement into sturdy, unique planters suitable for the Oklahoma elements. We will discuss what papercrete is, the process to make it, and how to use it to design and create planters. You will leave with a self-made piece. All supplies included.


Guided Gardens Tours

Friday, January 13, 1pm

Saturday, January 28, 10am

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. Wheelchairs and stroller friendly.


Our Conservatory In Depth: Fruit

Saturday, January 28, 11am-noon

Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory

Member $8; Nonmember $12

Kaitlin Bacon, Director of Education

Register by Wednesday, January 25 at myriadgardens.org

Explore our newly renovated Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory in a fun and unique way by joining us in the first of our series, Our Conservatory in Depth! Hybridizing a tour and class, this monthly adventure will provide us an in depth view into the different areas featured in our conservatory and how they provide economic benefit, bring joy to us as humans, and interact within their ecosystems themselves. January’s program features Fruits, and we will try a couple that call our conservatory home.


Youth Programming


Reading Wednesday

Every Wednesday during school year, 10am

Visitor Center Lobby


Best for Ages 2-5

Bring your toddler for story time every Wednesday. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and some weeks will include a small craft after the story.


Incredible Ice

Saturday, January 7, 10-11:30am

Best for Ages 7-12

Terrace Room

Member $7; Nonmember $10

Register by Thursday, January 5 at myriadgardens.org

Come celebrate the sparkling world of winter by learning about ice and what makes it so fascinating.  We’ll put on our mad scientist hats to do some experiments to discover the incredible ways ice behaves.  Then we’ll make a sparkly winter craft and end by making (and playing with!) a mystery matter that feels just like snow. 


Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!

Saturday, January 7, 1–2pm

Best for Ages 6-10

Mango Room Education Center

Member $12; Nonmember $15

Register by Thursday, January 5 at myriadgardens.org

When you think of hot chocolate, do you think of warm, cozy cottages and bonfires on a cold winter’s night? Would you believe me if I told you that chocolate comes from a tree in the tropical rainforest? Let’s learn together all about Theobroma cacao, the chocolate tree, and hunt for our very own growing in our conservatory. Enjoy sipping on hot chocolate while we learn, and by the end of our class we’ll have two jars each of hot chocolate we can take home to bring some warm jungle happiness to the rest of our cold winter days ahead!


Winter Garden Potpourri

Saturday, January 14, 11am-noon

Best for Ages 6-10

Mango Room Education Center

Member $8; Nonmember $12

Register by Thursday, January 12 at myriadgardens.org

Winter provides us with a wonderful variety of sights and scents that we can use in our homes to make them cozy and inviting. We will supply some staple ingredients from the kitchen and creativity will be encouraged as we embark on a nature walk to collect some extra materials to use for our very own garden potpourri mixtures. Each participant will bring home two pint jars full of their creative concoctions.


Every Color Soup!

Saturday, January 28, 1-2pm

Best for All Ages

Mango Room Education Center

Member $8; Nonmember $12

Register by Thursday, January 26 at myriadgardens.org

Back by popular demand, it’s time to explore our raised bed of every color vegetables and learn all about a rainbow of healthy eating! From colors to counting to botany to nutrition, there’s something for every age as we connect home skills such as reading and following a recipe to simple shapes, colors, and numbers, cutting vegetables and mixing them for our very own “Every Color Soup.” Guests will each enjoy a bowl of soup proudly contributed to by our kids, along with warm drinks and maybe even a little sweet (shh, we won’t tell!) to finish it all up.




Myriad in Motion: FREE YOGA

Tuesdays, 6pm and Saturdays, 9am

Water Plaza Room

Bring mat and water

No reservations required

Practicing yoga in the Gardens has the added benefit of connecting you with nature. The Gardens offer a space of beauty and tranquility to help relieve stress and quiet your mind. Classes are open to all levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi.


Myriad in Motion: FREE TAI CHI

Every other Monday, 4pm

January 9 and 23

Meet in the Water Plaza Room

ALL Levels welcome; ages 16 years and above

Tai chi is a series of gentle physical exercises and stretches. Learn basic forms, slow and even movements along with proper breathing techniques. Instructed by Ling Miller. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and flat shoes for balancing on one foot.  Chairs available upon request.

Myriad in Motion FREE Fitness is sponsored by presenting sponsor Fowler Automotive, sponsors First United Bank of Oklahoma, KeepMovingOklahoma, OU Health, Tinker Federal Credit Union and TSET Oklahoma.


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. 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