Holidays at Myriad is a Must-Visit Destination with Kids in Oklahoma City | 2023

Holidays at Myriad Botanical Gardens
Crystal Bridge Conservatory | Myriad Botanical Gardens

Holidays at Myriad Botanical Gardens

As the holiday season approaches, Oklahoma City transforms into a winter wonderland, and one of the must-visit destinations to experience the magic is the Myriad Botanical Gardens. Nestled in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City, this urban oasis becomes a hub of festive activities, offering an enchanting escape for families and visitors alike.

Devon Ice Rink: Glide into the Holidays

November 17, 2023 – February 4, 2024

$14 per person, includes skate rentals
$9 per military or if you bring your own skates
Gardens Members skate for $10 includes skate rental

For those seeking a more active holiday adventure, the Devon Ice Rink at Myriad Botanical Gardens is the perfect destination. Nestled amidst the skyscrapers of downtown Oklahoma City, this outdoor ice rink provides a picturesque setting for a day of winter fun.

Open throughout the holiday season, the Devon Ice Rink offers a magical ice-skating experience for all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned skater or just starting, the rink welcomes all to glide under the open sky surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. The season is brought to you by Downtown OKC, who presents all things Downtown in December! Visit

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Devon Ice Rink | Myriad Botanical Gardens

Crystal Bridge Conservatory: A Botanical Wonderland

November 24 – December 22
$10.50 for adults |
$7 for students | $5.50 for youth aged 5-17 | Free for children aged 4 and under

The crown jewel of Myriad Botanical Gardens, the Crystal Bridge Conservatory, takes on a magical aura during the holiday season. The lush tropical paradise transforms into a botanical wonderland, adorned with twinkling lights and festive decorations. Families can embark on a captivating stroll through the illuminated pathways, surrounded by exotic plants and vibrant blooms, creating a unique holiday experience.

Inside the conservatory, special events and exhibits add to the festive atmosphere. From themed floral displays to seasonal workshops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. 

Saturdays with Santa and Buddy the Elf

Santa Claus himself takes a break from his North Pole duties to visit the Gardens and spread holiday cheer. Children have the opportunity to share their wish lists, snap a photo with Santa, and revel in the joyous ambiance of the season. Meet Santa and participate in sing-alongs, read-aloud with Buddy the Elf, crafts and more.

Saturday, December 2
10am–12pm – Meet Santa Short, library read aloud at 10:30, sing-a-long with Buddy the Elf from 11am–12pm
1-2pm – Holiday pooch parade, DJ Linc, Santa

Saturday, December
10am–12pm – Santa Short, library read aloud at 10:30, sing-a-long with Buddy the Elf from 11am–12pm
2:30-5pm – Santa Blair

Saturday, December 16
10am – 12pm – Santa John, library read aloud at 10:30, sing-a-long with Buddy the Elf from 11am–12pm

Thank you to Myriad Botanical Gardens for sponsoring this post and providing family-friendly activities for the OKC Metro community!

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