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, the spring festival, Splendor in the Gardens and SONIC Summer Movies 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

For additional information, please contact the Development Office

Susan Grossman
Director of Development

(405) 445-7090
sgrossman@myriadgardens.org 

Sarah Carson
Development Operations Coordinator
(405) 445-7088
scarson@myriadgardens.org

Signature Events 

The Art of Flowers

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
AUDIENCE: 250
Park House Events Center

  • Co-chairs: Jil and Tony Boghetich
  • Become a sponsor

BECOME A SPONSOR OR BUY TICKETS HERE

The Art of Flowers is a one-of-a-kind spring luncheon featuring a master floral arranger who will demonstrate how to create gorgeous and unusual floral arrangements that can be made at home for special occasions or everyday enjoyment.

Louesa Roebuck is a designer of ecologically sound flora installations and printmaker living in Ojai, California. The author of Foraged Flora, Roebuck’s work has been featured in national and international magazines and media including Vogue, Sunset, The New York Times, Martha Stewart Magazine and GOOP. Her impressive client list includes Michael Pollan, Michelle Obama, Todd Selby, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vivienne Westwood and Alice Waters of Chez Panisse.

Proceeds of the luncheon help us earn $50,000 to match a grant with the Robert Glenn Rapp Foundation to endow our spring bulb displays in the Gardens.

Lunch will be catered by The Social Order Dining Collective.

For more information on becoming a sponsor or to purchase tickets, please contact Susan Grossman, Director of Development at (405) 445-7090 or sgrossman@myriadgardens.org

Information on sponsorship is also available here

Children’s Garden Festival

June 7-17, 2019
AUDIENCE: 10,000++
Pavilion & Children’s Garden

Every spring the Children’s Garden is transformed into a whimsical adaption a beloved children’s book. This year we will celebrate the “Where the Wild Things Are,” the 1963 children’s picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak.

  • Presenting Sponsor – $10,000
  • Children’s Arts & Crafts Sponsor – $5,000
  • Special Display Sponsor – $2,500
  • Winnie the Pooh Sponsor – $1,000
  • Weekend Performance Sponsor – $500 

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Pumpkinville presented by OG&E

October 4 – 20, 2019
AUDIENCE: 33,000+
Children’s Garden

PUMPKINVILLE is a special destination that celebrates pumpkins and all things fall. During three weeks in October, more than 30,000 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
  • Special Sponsor – Express Employment Professionals
  • Children’s Arts & Crafts Pavilion  – $5,000
  • Special Display – $3000
  • Halloween Party – $1,500

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Orchids in October  

October 2019
AUDIENCE: 400
Water Stage for presentations
Terrace Room 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, James R. Tolbert III, Avis Scaramucci, Linda Horn, Robert Meinders, Governor Bill Anoatubby and Carl Shortt Jr.

Winter Holidays at the Gardens presented by OGE Energy Corp.

Mid-November thru the first week of January
AUDIENCE:  50,000+++

Dazzle everyone who visits downtown this holiday season: thousands of skaters, families taking photos, basketball fans, folks enjoying a stroll or walking their dogs, and anyone driving through downtown, with merry, spectacular, bright holiday lights! Lighting the Gardens creates a sparkling and festive visual display that will be enjoyed throughout the entire holiday season.  Who lets these playful penguins floating on their make-believe iceberg into the Crystal Bridge Lobby? Who festooned the room with beautiful glass icicles hung overhead? Maybe it was the same holiday elves who created the fantastic model train display complete with storefronts, bridges, trees, and tunnels. This season, plans are underway to create a bigger and more amazing Winter Wonderland inside and outside the Crystal Bridge!

  • Winter Wonderland Sponsor – $20,000
  • Deck the Halls Sponsor – $10,000
  • Tis the Season Sponsor – $5,000
  • Let it Snow Sponsor – $2,500

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Splendor in the Gardens 

Spring 2020
AUDIENCE:  400

Limited to 400 guests, the evening begins with a champagne reception at our Park House Event Center. As the sun sets, guests stroll through the Gardens to the Great Lawn where a magnificent dinner of signature dishes is served by a variety of Oklahoma City’s top chefs.

This event serves to raise funds that help support the gardens and grounds, Crystal Bridge Conservatory and educational and special event programming at the Gardens. Sponsorships are available starting at $500.

Programs

Oklahoma Gardening School presented by Meinders Foundation and Devon Energy Corp.

March 9, 2019
AUDIENCE: 250
Presented by the Meinders Foundation and Devon Energy Corp.
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 noted authors and horticulturalists.  Thank you to our 2018 sponsors: TLC Garden Center, Grooms Irrigation, High Caliper Growing, and Smart Pots, Calvert’s Plant Interiors, Minick Materials, Red Dirt Plants, American Plant Products and Plant Wisdom Garden Center.

  • Valedictorian, Keynote Speaker sponsor – $2,500
  • Salutatorian – $1,000
  • Teacher’s Pet – $500