301 W. Reno
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Crystal Bridge: Ticket Required
Open daily, 9am-5pm;
Sunday, 11am-5pm
Outdoor Grounds: Open daily 6am-11pm

April in the Gardens

April Awakens: A Garden of Delights Await!

Get ready for an exciting array of events in the garden this April! Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a fitness aficionado, or looking for fun activities for the whole family, we have something for everyone. From the Plant-a-Prairie Online Sale to the Solar Eclipse Watch Event and Full Moon Bike Rides, there are plenty of opportunities to connect with nature and enjoy the outdoors. Plus, don’t miss out on our diverse range of classes for both adults and youth, covering topics from salad bowl gardens to botanical candle pouring. And for those interested in staying active, take advantage of our free fitness sessions including yoga and sound baths. And don’t forget the blooms and trees are coming back. The blooms and trees are coming back. It’s a great time to be surrounded by nature.

Plant-a-Prairie Online Sale
Sale begins Friday, April 5, 12pm
Get plant package descriptions here.

Our packages offer landscape plugs in quantities of 5 and 10, measuring 2″ x 5″ deep. Groups of 8 are available in the size of 2.22″ x 4″.

Solar Eclipse Watch Event
Monday, April 8, 12-2pm
Devon Lawn

Join us on Devon Lawn to watch the eclipse! From 12pm to 2pm, join us for lunch and a prime place to see the eclipse. Though not in the path of totality, OKC will be able to see 93.9% coverage at 1:45pm. Dean McGee Eye Institute has donated free solar glasses to the first 500 attendees. Enjoy food from Wondervan Pops and Wicked Hangry. Let’s gather together to marvel at the wonders of the universe.

Full Moon Bike Rides RETURN
April 23, leaves 8pm
Meet at Seasonal Plaza

Bring your bike (s) and join us for this month’s 6- to 8-mile leisurely one-hour ride. Steve Schlegel of Schlegel Inspections develops the route and announces before departure. Lights and helmets are needed. There will be T-shirts and water bottles for sale. A $5 donation is suggested. Check bike rental options from Spokies. Get the season’s dates here.


Workshop: Salad Bowl Gardens
Thursday, April 4, 6-7PM
Member $35; Nonmember $40
Kaitlin Bacon, Director of Education
Register by April 1 HERE

Workshop: Japanese Floral Arrangements
Saturday, April 6, 10-11:30AM
Member $50; Nonmember $55
Optional Decorative Vase Add-On: $10
Aya Okada and Hana Segawa, Saika JP Flower
Register by Monday, April 1 HERE

Workshop: Spring Floral Beaded Earrings
Saturday, April 6, 1-4PM
Member $35; Nonmember $40
Suzie Loveless, Handmade with Loveless
Register by Thursday, April 4 HERE

Growing Your Own Food
Thursday, April 11, 6- 7PM
Member $12; Nonmember $15
Dale & Carrie Spoonemore, Seed to Spoon
Register by Monday, April 8 HERE

Guided Gardens Tours
Friday, April 12, 1pm and Saturday, April 27, 10am
Monthly: Every second Friday, 1pm and last Saturday, 10am
Meet in the Visitor Lobby, FREE

Workshop: Botanical Candle Pouring
Saturday, April 20, 10 – 11:30 AM
Member $35; Nonmember $40
Jeff Chambless, MoonGlow Maven
Register by Thursday, April 18 HERE


Reading Wednesdays
Visitor Lobby, 10am
Best for ages 2-5, siblings welcome

Terrific Tulips
Saturday, April 6, 10-11am
Children’s Garden
Member $5; Nonmember $7
Best for ages 3-5
Register by Thursday, April 4 HERE

Worms and Vermicomposting 101
Saturday, April 6, 2-3pm
Terrace Room
Member $8; Nonmember $10
Best for ages 5-12
Register by Wednesday, April 3 HERE

Seed Science
Saturday, April 13, 2-3pm
Children’s Garden Porch
Member $8; Nonmember $10
Best for ages 5-12
Register by Wednesday April 10 HERE

The Wonderful World of Upcycling
Saturday, April 20, 11am-12pm
Terrace Room
Member $5; Nonmember $7
Best for ages 5-12
Register by Wednesday, April 17 HERE

Earth Day Celebration Drop-In
Monday, April 22, 10am–12pm
Children’s Garden
Free, $2 suggested donation
Best for Ages 4-16


Myriad in Motion Free Fitness
Sponsored by Fowler Automotive, KeepMovingOKC & TSET

Tuesdays, 6pm and Saturdays, 9am

Full Moon Sound Bath
Tuesday, April 23, 6-7pm
Park House

Full Moon Bike Rides RETURN
April 23, leaves 8pm
Meet at Seasonal Plaza