Seventh Annual Pumpkinville set for Oct. 5-21, Children’s Garden

Seventh Annual Pumpkinville set for Oct. 5-21, Children’s Garden

 

17-Day Harvest-Themed Festival runs Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 21

One of the most treasured fall traditions in Oklahoma City – Pumpkinville presented by OGE Energy Corp. –is open through October 21, 2018 at Myriad Botanical Gardens. The popular Children’s Garden has been transformed into a New England-themed Pumpkin Town that features thousands of pumpkins, hundreds of gourds, a variety of fall foliage and tons of fun activities. This event is sponsored by Express Employment ProfessionalsE.L. & Thelma Gaylord FoundationTapstone EnergyDelta Dental of Oklahoma, Gray, Blodgett & Co.Hogan Taylor CPAsEnable Midstream PartnersLittle Spanish BridgeAllied ArtsMetroFamily Magazine and Goldfish Swim School. More than 16,000 pumpkins have filled 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 Saturdays and Sundays, 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.

Cost to attend is FREE for members and $8 per person for nonmembers. Children 2 and under are free. This Includes admission to Pumpkinville and the new Mo’s Carousel at Myriad Gardens.

For updates and to follow setup and families enjoying the harvest-themed event follow these social media channels @myriadgardens on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter under hashtag #PumpkinvilleOKC.

Pumpkinville presented by OGE

Pumpkinville-related events

ONGOING

  • 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.

Painting in the Gardens: Wood Pumpkin Signs

  • Saturday, October 20, 11am-1pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • “Evette” on wood 11″x12″ size $15 members, $20 nonmembers
  • “Hallows Eve” on wood 16″x19″, $30 members, $35 nonmembers
  • REGISTER HERE

Autumn Wreath Making Class

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

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
  • REGISTER HERE

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.

Golden Hour Photography Session 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 rwade@myriadgardens.org or (405) 445-7082. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 19.