Seventh Annual Pumpkinville is Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 21

One of the most treasured fall traditions in Oklahoma City – Pumpkinville – will be October 5-21, 2018 at Myriad Botanical Gardens. The popular Children’s Garden will be transformed into a New England themed Pumpkin Town that will feature thousands of pumpkins, hundreds of gourds, a variety of fall foliage and tons of fun activities.

Cost to attend is FREE for members and $8 per person. Children 2 and under are free. Includes admission to Pumpkinville and the carousel. 

More than 16,000 pumpkins fill the Children’s Garden along with imaginative displays, creative crafts and fun games that celebrated the fall season. Visitors can enjoy riding the Pumpkinville Express Train on Saturday’s and Sunday’s, Paint-A-Pumpkin, ride the Carousel at the Myriad Gardens, enjoy harvest themed vendors and other activities that were held onsite as part of our festivities.

Pumpkinville presented by OGE

  • Sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, E.L. & Thelma Gaylord Foundation, Tapstone Energy, Delta Dental of Oklahoma and Goldfish Swim School
  • Children’s Garden
  • Friday, October 5 to Sunday, October 21, 10am-5pm daily
  • FREE for Myriad Garden Members and Children age 2 and under
  • Non-members $8 per person—includes carousel ride
  • Crystal Bridge and Pumpkinville Package $10 per person
  • Paint-A-Pumpkin $5 per pumpkin
  • Saturdays and Sundays Pumpkinville Express (train) running from 1-5pm, $2 per rider
  • Infants FREE

Join us for our seventh annual Pumpkinville, in the Children’s Garden! Beginning October 5, bring your friends and family to one of the most treasured fall treats in Oklahoma City. Enjoy crafts, activities and imaginative displays in our New England Pumpkin Town that will get you in the spirit of the season. Each weekend families can enjoy activities and entertainment. It’s all just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!

Pumpkinville-related events


  • DAILY 11-11:30am Story Time.
  • DAILY 10am-5pm Face Painting.
  • DAILY 10am-5pm: Enjoy free rides on Mo’s Carousel at Myriad Gardens with Pumpkinville Admission.
  • FRIDAYS, 1-1:3pm Cider Press.
  • SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, 1-5pm Pumpkinville Express Train. Last ticket sold at 4:30pm.
  • MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, 10am-12pm, Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays.


Pumpkinville Sensory Night

  • Children’s Garden
  • Friday, October 5, 6-7:30pm
  • Myriad Gardens Members $10 per participant, adults FREE
  • Non-Members $12 per participant, adults FREE

An event tailored for families with children with special needs, join us inside Pumpkinville for an evening of fall festivities! This event provides a more controlled and welcoming environment to experience our fall festival. No loud music and smaller crowds. Siblings are welcome! We will have festive booths, crafts and activities for everyone to enjoy. A light snack will be provided for registered participants. Registered guests that need handicap accessible parking should contact Bekah Wade for details at

Golden Hour Photography Sessions in Pumpkiville

Calling all photographers! We know that you love taking portraits inside Pumpkinville. Come shoot mini sessions and bring your clients to the Children’s Garden after hours to get your favorite shots with the best lighting. The $50 fee will allow you to bring clients in and out of the Children’s Garden throughout the golden hour. Contact Bekah Wade with questions at or (405) 445-7082. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 5.

Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkin Seed Walkup

  • Friday, October 12, 2-4pm
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $4 per jar
  • All ages welcome

Learn how to make an easy, healthy, tasty golden treat from pumpkin seeds.  Kids will taste some already baked seeds and then get to mix up their own pumpkin seed spice mix – savory or sweet – to take home and bake.

Mandrake Madness and Other Plants of The Wizarding World

  • Saturday, October 13, 10am-Noon, come and go
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $5 per child
  • Walkups welcome
  • Best for ages 7 to 12

Stop by Professor Peppers Herbology class to learn about where the Magical and Muggle plant worlds meet. You’ll play a game to learn about plants found in the beloved Harry Potter series that have real-life counterparts. Then you’ll create your own magical mandrake root and pot up a seasonal seed to care for at home. House color attire encouraged.

Lifestyle Photography Class with Jessie Huff Photography

  • Sunday, October 14, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member $40, Nonmember: $45

Jessie Huff is a lifestyle wedding and portrait photographer with six years of experience. This course will teach participants how to take better photos technically and creatively using a DSLR camera. Dust that baby off and learn how to use your camera in manual mode while learning all about exposure-aperture, ISO, shutter speed, lenses, composition, directing your subjects and how to find great lighting. During this two hour course, Jessie will teach you to direct your subjects in a way to get genuine emotions and how to get the most out of your camera/ lens. She’ll even guide you through ways to take better photos with your cell phone! Participants will leave with lots of great information, a review of what was taught in the course and a new inspiration to document your life, whether that is your children or your pet! There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 12.

Autumn Wreath Making Class

  • Sunday, October 21, 1:30 – 3pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member: $30; Nonmember: $35

Are you in search of a great autumn wreath for your front door, but can’t find anything you truly love? We have the solution to your problem—come create your own with Kenton Peters. This is a class for beginners. Our instructor is skilled with making beautiful wreaths out of willow and natural elements. Each participant will create a wreath to their own liking to take home with them. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 19.

Spooky Pooch Parade Sponsored by Midtown Vets

  • Sunday, October 21, 2-3:30pm
  • The Devon Lawn and Band Shell
  • $10 per member dog
  • $12 per non-member dog

Help us wind down the fall season by joining us for our Spooky Pooch Parade on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy spooky music by DJ Brian Smith, a performance by the OKC Disc Dogs, booths and our parade of pooches. Special guest judges will present prizes to the best and most creatively dressed pooches! You don’t have to register a dog to take part in the fun or even have a dog. Bring the family and be an observer and visit Pumpkinville.

Costume Contest Categories: Best Human and Dog Costume; Best Movie Character/Reference; Best Food or Drink Costume; Most Creative and Funniest Costume.