You can capture one of Oklahoma’s most sought-after audiences by sponsoring one of the Gardens’ successful events. We offer a diverse range of sponsorship opportunities that enable your company to reach your target audience and build brand loyalty and visibility—all while helping to further the mission and programs of the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
Events, such as PUMPKINVILLE, Orchids in October, spring festival, Splendor in the Gardens and Movie Night attract thousands of visitors to the Gardens each year. Sponsorship of these events will give your company important visibility and community recognition while supporting a venerable community resource. Our team will work closely with you to create an integrated sponsorship package that is aligned with the Gardens’ mission and provides your company with the right promotional, marketing and PR objectives and benefits including:
- Media and Public Relations Exposure
- Signage in the Garden
- Corporate Membership to the Gardens
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Rental privileges for glorious corporate entertaining purposes
PUMPKINVILLE presented by OGE Energy Corp.
- October 12-31, 2013
- Audience 10,000+
- Children’s Garden
PUMPKINVILLE is a special destination that celebrates pumpkins and all things fall. During three weeks in October, more than 8,000 visitors will love exploring the mini-village made out of pumpkins and enjoy lots of fun, hands-on activities, entertainment and special treats. In addition to hundreds of pumpkins on display, we will have hay-bale mazes, scarecrows, ghosts, colorful chrysanthemums, gourd displays and a variety of free activities.
- Presenting Sponsor: OGE Energy Corp (2012, 2013)
- Children’s Arts & Crafts Pavilion – $5,000
- Special Display Underwriter – $5,000
- Spooky Stories – $2,500
- Halloween Party (Oct 26): A Woodland Adventure – $1,500
Orchids in October
October 17, 2013
October 16, 2014
Water Stage for presentations
Seasonal Plaza for lunch
Orchids in October is an annual award luncheon where the Myriad Gardens Foundation Board of Directors recognizes a unique individual who has significantly impacted the beauty and success of the Gardens. Proceeds support new plantings and general beautification. Sponsorship benefits include: signage, invitation/program recognition, tables/tickets with preferred seating and a dressed orchid from Calvert’s Plant Interiors. Past recipients: J. Larry Nichols, James A. Pickel and James R. Tolbert III. 2013 Recipient: Avis Scaramucci
- Underwriter – $5,000
- Platinum Sponsor – $2,500
- Gold Sponsor – $1,000
- Silver Sponsor – $500
- Bronze Orchid Patron – $250
Pavilion & Children’s Garden
Last year, the Gardens brought you the ever-charming Okla-Gnoma! We look forward a new and wonderful theme that is sure delight
- Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
- Children’s Arts & Crafts Pavilion – $2,500
- Special Display Underwriter- $2,500
Splendor in the Gardens
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Join us to celebrate the Myriad Botanical Gardens’ and to raise a glass to its remarkable future, made all the brighter by its beautiful redesign. Our evening will include a VIP sponsor reception followed by a bevy of talented chefs presenting you with their finest farm-to-table offerings enjoyed at a perfectly-appointed, shared outdoor table that will span the length of the great lawn! As the sun sets against the gorgeous backdrop of the Devon Tower and Gardens, we’ll cap off the evening by dancing the night away at our ‘Best Exotic Marigolds and Martinis’ after party.
All sponsors receive valet parking and invitation to VIP patron champagne reception:
- Presenting Sponsor – $50,000
- Grand Benefactor – $25,000
- Dean A. McGee Visionary Tribute Sponsor – $10,000
- Platinum Sponsor- $5,000
- Gold Sponsor – $2,500
- Silver Sponsor – $1,500
Programs and Activities
6 per year
AUDIENCE: 600 for openings
As the Myriad Gardens Foundation staff continues to look for ways to share beauty in all its forms with its membership and the public, a Fine Arts Series has been launched in the form of six-per-annum gallery exhibits in the south lobby of the Crystal Bridge Tropical conservatory, showcasing nationally acclaimed artists in a variety of media. Oklahoma City abstract expressionist Joy Richardson kicked things off in January. The 2013 lineup includes Bert Seabourn, J. Don Cook, America Meredith, and Benjamin Harjo Jr.
Presenting Sponsor – $5,000
Oklahoma Gardening School
Saturday, March 15, 2014
An educational and horticultural tradition in Oklahoma City for more than a decade, Oklahoma Gardening School brings hundreds of gardening aficionados of all levels together to learn from local, regional and national experts. Topics are timely and useful. Presenters are often noted authors, and book signings are a part of the day’s events.
- Presenting Sponsor – DEVON ENERGY CORP
- Underwriting – $2,500
Reading Rainforest Ecology Program (REAP)
Ongoing throughout the year
Each Wednesday, our littlest fans (ages 3-5) are welcomed into the balmy Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory for the reading of a nature-based story followed by a craft activity. Big fun for little ones!
- Presenting Sponsor – $5,000