One of the most treasured fall traditions in Oklahoma City is set to debut this Friday, October 6 through October 22. The popular Children’s Garden will be transformed into “Prairie Pumpkin Town” featuring thousands of pumpkins, hundreds of gourds, a variety of fall foliage and tons of fun activities.

The sixth annual Pumpkinville, presented by OG&E, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and runs through Sunday, October 22. Admission is $6 per person. Entrance for members are FREE.

Thanks to our premier sponsor Express Employment Professionals .

More than 16,000 pumpkins will fill the Children’s Garden along with imaginative displays, creative crafts and fun games to celebrate the fall season. Visitors can also enjoy riding the Pumpkinville Express Train, Paint-A-Pumpkin, an appearance by one of the award-winning Express Clydesdales, pop-up shops and other activities that will be onsite as part of our festivities.


Get your list of activities below. You can also pull them up online here.
ONGOING
Cider Press at Pumpkinville
Friday-Sundays, 1-1:30pm
Pumpkinville Tent near the Thunder Fountain
$1 per cup of cider

Pumpkinville Story Time
Daily, 11-11:30am
Inside Pumpkinville FREE with Pumpkinville Admission

Pumpkinville Pop-Up Crafts
Monday-Friday, 10am-12:30pm
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
FREE with Pumpkinville Admission

Face Painting
Saturdays and Sundays, October 7&8, 14&15, 21 & 22, 10am-5pm
Prices vary based on design

Paint-A-Pumpkin or Plant-A-Pumpkin
$5 each, Pavilion

Bricktown Holiday Inn Express Train
Saturdays and Sundays ONLY, October 7&8, 14&15, 21 & 22, 1-5pm
$2 per rider, Infants FREE

Pumpkinville Pop-Up Shops

Scissortail Gifts at Myriad Gardens
Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
Inside Pumpkinville on Pavilion Deck, Pumpkinville Admission Required

The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum Gift Shop
Saturdays and Sundays, October, 14&15, 21 & 22, 10am-5pm
Inside Pumpkinville, Pumpkinville Admission Required
SPECIAL EVENTS
Friday, October 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Pumpkinville Sensory Night
Children’s Garden
Member: $10 per participant, adults FREE
Nonmembers: $12 per participant, adults FREE
Limited space, register by Thursday, October 12

An event 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. Healthy snacks donated by Whole Foods Market for registered participants. Registered guests that need handicap accessible parking should contact Nicole Kusnierz for details at nkusinerz@myriadgardens.org
Saturday, October 21, 6:30-8:30pm
Pumpkinville Halloween Party: Garden Monster Bash
Sponsored by Goldfish Swim School and Jil and Tony Boghetich
Children’s Garden
Member: $10 per person; Nonmember: $13 per person
Advanced registration is required for this event.

The monsters at this Halloween party are definitely more friendly than frightening. Join us for ghoulish garden games, eerie entertainment and devilishly good treats! There will be prizes for those who wear their creepy, crawly and cute costumes.
Sunday, October 22, 2-3pm
Pooch Parade Sponsored by Midtown Vets
Great Lawn and Bandshell
$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 Great Lawn. Enjoy spooky music, OKC Disc Dogs performance, booths, puppicinos donated by Starbucks 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 event have a dog. Bring the family and be an observer and visit Pumpkinville. Pitchfork in the Park is offering a $1 discount if you bring your dog in costume over to Pitchfork during the event!
PUMPKINVILLE CLASSES
*All pre-registered programs include admission into Pumpkinville! 
Saturday, October 7, 11am-1pm
Painting in the Gardens: Wine and Palette “Lonely Pumpkin”
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
All ages welcome
Members: $30 register by
calling 405-227-0230
Nonmembers: $35 register here

Wine and Palette is joining us in Pumpkinville again this year! Paint the “Lonely Pumpkin” on a 16×20 canvas.
Sundays, October 8 and 22, 5:30-6:30pm
Golden Hour Photography Sessions in Pumpkiville
$50 for an hour session
Reservations required

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. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 6.
Saturday, October 7, 2:30 – 3:30pm
Pumpkin Seed Making
Under the Thunder Fountain in Pumpkinville
Members $2; Nonmembrs $3 plus admission to Pumpkinville
Walkups welcome
Supplies for this event generously donated by Whole Foods Market

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.

Wednesday, October 11, 1-2pm
Pumpkin Loaf Take-And-Bake Class
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for ages 13 and older. Children between the ages of 5-12 will need an adult helper
Members: $25; Nonmembers: $30

Join Andra Conger from Pitchfork in the Park for a Pumpkin Loaf Take-And-Bake Class. Andra will guide participants on measuring all the proper ingredients into a take-home container that can be baked in your home kitchen. The containers will list the full recipe for future baking. Each guest will get a taste test loaf that can be topped with cream cheese icing. This course is best for ages 5 and up. Children between the ages of 5-12 should have an adult helper, ages 13 and up can participate on their own. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Tuesday, October 10.
Saturday, October 14, 10:30am-12pm
Rumble Pumpkin Carving with David Holland
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for ages 12 and up
Members: $30; Nonmember: $35

Join David Holland as he guides participants through carving your own Rumble Pumpkin. Thunder season is upon us, so this pumpkin will be a great addition to your front porch. Open to beginners, intermediate and advanced pumpkin carvers. Instructor, David Holland, will adapt patterns based on the participants pumpkin carving skills. There a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 13.
Saturday, October 14, 1:30-3pm
Prairie Bloom Body Care DIY Body Oil and Body Scrub
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for adults
Member: $30; Nonmember: $35

Are you a fan of bubble baths and sweet smelling oils? We might have just the class for you. Jade Arellano with Prairie Bloom Body Care will guide participants in making their own infused body oil and body scrub to take home. Guests of this class will get to choose from a variety of herbs to use in their infusions and scrubs. Jade will also give a short presentation on why organic body products are important in today’s day and age!

Limited seating available for this course, please register by Friday, October 13.
Sunday, October 15, 5:30-7:30pm
Lifestyle Photography Class with Jessie Huff Photography
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for adults
Members: $40; Nonmembers: $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!
Sunday, October 15, 1:30-3pm
Autumn Wreath Making Class
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
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 13.
(PERFECT FALL BREAK CLASS)
Tuesday, October 17, 1-3pm
Bird House Wood Working Class with Moore/Norman Technology
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for ages 9 and up
Member: $12; Nonmember: $15

Join students from Moore/Norman Technology as they guide children through the processes of building a bird house that can be placed on your window at home! Children will get to watch the birds nesting and visit their bird house from inside their home. This is best for ages 9 and up only. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Monday, October 16.
(PERFECT FALL BREAK CLASS)
Thursday, October 19, 1-2pm
Pumpkin Loaf Take-And-Bake Class
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
Best for ages 13 and older, Children between the ages of 5-12 will need an adult helper
Member: $25; Nonmember: $30

Join Andra Conger from Pitchfork in the Park for a Pumpkin Loaf Take-And-Bake Class. Andra will guide participants on measuring all the proper ingredients into a take-home container that can be baked in your home kitchen. The containers will list the full recipe for future baking. Each guest will get a taste test loaf that can be topped with cream cheese icing. This course is best for ages 5 and up. Children between the ages of 5-12 should have an adult helper, ages 13 and up can participate on their own. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Wednesday, October 18.
(PERFECT FALL BREAK CLASS)
Friday, October 20, 11am-12pm
Finger Knitting
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
All Ages, great for grandparents and grandchildren
Member: $12; Nonmember: $15

Fall is upon us, it’s time to sit by the fire and stay warm during those crisp Autumn days. Need a new indoor activity? How about Finger Knitting? Anna Cook will demonstrate the proper way to finger knit and teach participants the ins and outs of this fun activity. Once you’ve got the hang of it, Anna will present several templates for guests to choose from. Make a snake, headband or bracelet to take home. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Thursday, October 19.
Saturday, October 22, 11am-1pm
Painting in the Gardens Wine and Palette: “The Spooks”
Pumpkinville Tent near Thunder Fountain
All ages welcome
Member: $30 register by calling
(405) 227-0230
Nonmember: $35 register here

Wine and Palette is joining us in Pumpkinville again this year! Paint the “The Spooks” on a 16×20 canvas.
Saturday, October 14, 10am-2pm
An Appearance by One of the Award-Winning Express Clydesdales
Off Hudson by Pumpkinville entrance
We anticipate 1-2 horses

Clydesdales are big, powerful, refined draft horses named after, and imported from, Clydesdale, Scotland. We're excited to welcome one of these beautiful horses to the Gardens thanks to our sponsor Express Employment Professionals .