Sponsored by Express Employment International, E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation, Delta Dental of Oklahoma, Devon Energy, Goldfish Swim School – Edmond, and Tinker Federal Credit Union

Pumpkinville, one of the most treasured fall traditions in Oklahoma City, celebrates pumpkins, mums and everything fall. This year families can explore the Land of Oz and enjoy imaginative displays created in the Children’s Garden with pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks and mums. Play hand-crafted games, participate in activities, and enjoy unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel and special treats.

EVENTS

Activities

  • Story Time, weekdays, 11am
    • Reading with Glinda the Good Witch on Saturdays, 11am
  • Free Crafts
  • Pre-registered crafts Monday-Friday at 1pm
  • Paint-A-Pumpkin $5
  • Face Painting $5-$8
  • Ride the Pumpkinville Express every Saturday and Sunday during Pumpkinville from 1pm-5pm.

Member Preview with Dorothy

  • Thursday, October 7, 5–8pm
  • Children’s Garden
  • FREE for Members (space is limited)
  • REGISTER HERE

The evening before Pumpkinville opens to the public, members are invited to come for a sneak peek. A limited number of tickets means exclusive access and avoiding the crowds. Guests will even get to meet Dorothy!

Sensory Night 

Sponsored by Bank of Oklahoma

  • Tuesday, October 12, 6–7:30pm
  • $8 per child member child; $12 nonmember child
  • Children 2 and under FREE
  • Accompanying adults FREE
  • Pre-registration encouraged
  • REGISTER HERE

An event for families and their children with sensory needs, join us inside Pumpkinville for an evening of fall festivities! This event provides a more controlled environment to experience our fall festival. No loud music and smaller crowds. Your entry fee includes complimentary rides on Mo’s Carousel and Pumpkinville Express Train rides throughout the Gardens.

Toto’s Spooky Pooch Parade

Sponsored by Hudiburg Subaru and OKC Vet Campus

  • Sunday, October 17, 2:30pm
  • Children’s Garden
  • $5 per member dog, $10 per nonmember dog
  • REGISTER YOUR PUP HERE

Dress your pup in their best costume and come down to PUPkinville! Drinks and food will be available for purchase while watching pups show off their looks inside Pumpkinville. Prizes for best costumes.

Pumpkinville Happy Hour Party

  • Friday, October 22, 6–8 pm
  • Children’s Garden
  • $10 member; $15 nonmember
  • Space is limited, pre-registration encouraged
  • REGISTER HERE

Enjoy a night out at Pumpkinville with your partner or friends! Grab a drink and food, stroll through the décor, take pictures, and revel in the fall atmosphere. With limited capacity, this is a great way to enjoy Pumpkinville without all the hustle and bustle.

Trick or Treat and Costume Contest

  • Saturday, October 23. 6–8 pm
  • Children’s Garden
  • $8 for members, $13 for nonmembers
  • Space is limited, pre-registration encouraged
  • REGISTER HERE

Looking for a safe, fun, and unique way to Trick or Treat with your kids? Look no further. The full cast of Wizard of Oz, along with staff and volunteers, will be positioned throughout the Children’s Garden to pass out candy. You will remember this magical night for many years to come.

Classes @ Pumpkinville

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1-2pm
Pre-registration preferred, Walkups welcome
Member $5, Nonmember $15
Includes entrance into Pumpkinville
 
Crabby Apples | Mondays, October 11 & 18
From seed to tree to fruit, learn all about this delicious fall crop and how they grow! We will dissect an apple to learn more about this delicious fruit and talk all about the science and history behind them. We will press our own apples for an apple cider tasting and enjoy an apple-themed craft.
 
Scarecrow’s Pumpkins | Tuesdays, October 12 & 19
Explore the inside of a pumpkin and learn all about this fall staple. Prepare for ooey-gooey fun as we dissect our pumpkins. We will finish off by making our own scarecrow and harvesting our own bags of seeds to take home to roast!
 
Tinman Tin Can Planters | Wednesdays, October 13 & 20
Learn about our favorite cool-weather flower, the pansy, and fall vegetables such as lettuce, greens, and more! We will design and decorate our own Tin Man tin can planters and pot them up with your choice of pansies or lettuce seed for your own little piece of Fall magic.
 
The Cowardly Lion Learns to be Brave | Thursdays, October 14 & 21
The garden is home to critters galore that may seem scary but are actually very helpful! From spiders to bees to snakes, they all play an important part in our local ecosystems. We will read stories, learn about these creatures, and make our very own creepy crawlies to take home. Let’s get acquainted with these friends and earn our badge of bravery!