July at the Myriad Botanical Gardens offers several summer options! From movies on the Devon Lawn to Dancing County Line Dancing, to participating in a New Moon Sound Bath to free fitness yoga, Zumba, and Tai Chi to horticulture classes for adults and youth – you will find so much to participate in.


Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory Closing July 10-31 for Construction Update

The Conservatory will be temporarily closed from July 10th to July 31st for construction updates. New flooring is being installed on the bromeliad terrace. The Gift Shop, Visitor Lobby, and Art Gallery will be open and operating during regular hours from Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. To learn more, visit myriadgardens.org/crystalbridge.



SONIC Summer Movies

Devon Lawn – Free
SONIC Summer Movie Nights return to Myriad Botanical Gardens Wednesday nights. Bring chairs or a blanket and a picnic (no glass) or enjoy offerings from a variety of local food trucks and vendors. Pre-movie food and activities begin at 7 pm and the movie begins at 9 pm. Blankets to the south, lawn chairs to the north.

Vivo (2021), Wednesday, July 5

7pm - food trucks, 8pm - Salsa dancing with Clips n’ Hips, 9pm - film screens


Sandlot (1993), Wednesday, July 12

7pm - food trucks, 8pm - programming with OKC Dodgers, 9pm - film screens


Dancing in the Gardens: Country Line Dancing

With our partners the Oklahoma Opry

Friday, July 14, 7pm dance lesson, 8pm dance

Seasonal Plaza - Free


Join us and the Oklahoma Opry for a night of country line dancing on July 14th under the summer skies. The lesson starts at 7pm, followed by the dance at 8pm in the Seasonal Plaza in the Gardens. Our instructors will show you the right moves to showcase on the dance floor, and our DJ will spin all the hottest country hits until 10pm. Vendors include Big Friendly, Newman's BBQ, Wicked Hangry, Wondervan Pops, Split Top Dogs, and Oklahoma Kettle Corn. Come for a memorable night of music, dancing, and delicious food!


New Moon Sound Bath

Tuesday, July 18, 6-7pm

Park House event center – Free

Limited to 50 people, first come, first served.


Join Anna and Mark for a free, relaxing sound bath and meditation to welcome a new moon. Experience the therapeutic benefits of sound bowls and other instruments. Bring a blanket, pillow, and yoga mat for optimal comfort. Limited to 50 people, first-come, first-serve. Arrive by 6 pm for a distraction-free environment.




Tuesdays, 6pm and Saturdays, 9am

Devon Lawn

Bring mat and water.


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. Bring your own mat and water. Instructors are from YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City. Yoga is free thanks to Fowler Automotive and Keep Moving OKC.


FREE Tai Chi with Ling Miller

Every other Monday, 4pm

July 10 and 24

Meinders Terrace


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 with Evelin Pino

Every other Monday, 4pm

July 6 and 20

Meinders Terrace


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 through October 19th for free Zumba. You'll get a fun and efficient workout in! Pack comfortable workout clothes and bring your water bottles. 


Education - Adults


Workshop: Salsa Container Garden

Thursday, July 6, 6-7pm

Member $35; Nonmember $40

Register by July 3

Learn to grow a salsa garden in a small space like a sunny patio. This style of planting is perfect for Oklahoma growers and adapted to our unique growing season. Join our workshop and walk away with a thriving salsa container garden, from conception to harvest. Perfect for urban growers and beyond


Workshop: Botanical Candle Pouring

Saturday, July 8, 10-11am

Saturday, September 16, 10-11am

Member $35; Nonmember $40

Register by July 4

Craft your own botanically inspired, hand-poured candle with Jeff Chambless of MoonGlow Maven. All natural ingredients and botanicals guarantee a beautiful end product. Each participant leaves with an 8oz candle. Bring your own botanicals or crystals for a personal touch.


Summer Beaded Earrings

Saturday, July 29, 1-4pm

Member $35; Nonmember $40

Register by July 25

Create your own unique pair of beaded earrings with Suzie Loveless of Handmade with Love(less). Learn to craft botanically inspired earrings featuring summer colors in a beginners-friendly class suitable for age 14+. All supplies included.


Pot Up Your Own Houseplant!

Saturday, July 29, 9am-12pm

Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory Visitor Lobby
Prices Vary, while supplies last.


Take a piece of the Inasmuch Foundation Crystal Bridge Conservatory home with you by potting up your own houseplant in a provided container of your choice. Select plants highlighted from the Conservatory’s tropical foliage plants to succulents of the desert side and more.

Education – Youth


Summer Weekly Walkups
Weekdays, Through August 2, 10am-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.


  • 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 its shapes, textures, and beautiful colors. Use fun tools like magnifying lenses and binoculars as you wind your way through the Garden.


Wild About Watermelon!

Saturday, July 1, 10-11am

Children’s Garden

Member $5; Nonmember $7

Best for ages 5-10

Register by Thursday, June 29


Did you know watermelon is Oklahoma’s state vegetable? We’re going to learn all about this delicious fruit, enjoy different ways of eating watermelon, pot up a seedling to take home to grow, and have fun making watermelon-themed arts and crafts!


Celebrating Sunflowers

Thursday, July 6, 1-2pm

Children’s Garden

Member $3; Nonmember $5

Donations Accepted

All Ages


Birds love them, we love them… Join us in the Children’s Garden for a walkup adventure featuring the sunflower. Learn how this flower tracks the sun, indulge in a sunflower seed brittle, enjoy crafts, and pot up a sunflower seed to take home to plant!

Dino Rock Gardens

Saturday, July 22, 10-11am

Terrace Room

Member $13; Nonmember $15

Best for Ages 4-10

Register by Thursday, July 20


Come enjoy creating your very own dino rock garden! Each participant will take home their miniature garden complete with a house plant, Jurassic décor and of course, a dinosaur friend.


Water Coloring in the Garden Drop-In

Saturday, July 22, 2:00-3:00

Children’s Garden

$2 donation suggested.

Best for Ages 3-15


Use the garden as your artistic inspiration! We will have water-coloring stations set up around the children’s garden for friends to paint a picture to take home.


Full Sunflower Pots

Friday, July 28, 10-11am

Children’s Garden Porch

Member $8; Nonmember $10

Best for Ages 4-10

Register by Wednesday, July 26


Bring your little one to paint a flowerpot and plant a sun-loving plant! We will go on a scavenger hunt to learn about full sun plants and shade plants.