Children’s Garden Festival

Children’s Garden Festival

Children’s Garden Festival: Where the Wild Things Are

Inspired by Maurice Sendak’s book 

The Children’s Garden Festival celebrating Where the Wild Things Are is Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 16, 2019, 10am-5pm daily.

Journey into the wonderful land of imagination and mischief at the Myriad Garden’s annual Children’s Garden Festival. The Children’s Garden is transformed into a world of Wild Things as we celebrate the 50th year of one of America’s most beloved children’s books.

Cost is $8 per person, includes a free ride on Mo’s Carousel. Ages 2 and under are free. Gardens’ members are free and get to skip the line! Become a member today.

Sponsored by Devon Energy, E.L. and Thelma Gaylord Foundation, Tinker Federal Credit Union, Express Employment International, and Goldfish Swim School.

The Children’s Garden will be closed June 3-6 for setup. The Festival runs June 7-16. The Children’s Garden will reopen June 19 to the public.

“There are no ideas too wild and no dreams too big.”


Children’s Garden Festival: Sensory Night sponsored by Sprouts

  • Friday, June 14, 6-7:30 pm
  • Children’s Garden
  • $10 per member participant, adults FREE
  • $12 per non-member per participant, adults FREE

An event for families with children with special needs, join us inside the Children’s Garden for Where the Wild Things Are Sensory Night. This event provides a more controlled and welcoming environment to experience our Children’s Garden Festival. No loud music and smaller crowds. We will have festive booths, crafts, and activities for everyone to enjoy.


  • Story Time, 11-11:30 am
  • Join the Wild Rumpus, 1 pm
  • A different craft each day
  • Face Painting, ranging from $5 to $10
  • Create your wild animal mask designed by artist Patrick Riley, $6


  • Mommy and Me Monday, June 10, 10 am-5 pm
  • Wiggly Wolf Kid’s Yoga, Monday, June 10, 2-3 pm
    • Bring mat and dress as your favorite woodland creature or animal
  • Tiny Tot Tuesday, June 11, 10 am-5 pm
  • Patrick Riley Mask Making Demonstration, Wednesday, June 12, 2-3 pm
  • Home School Day, Thursday, June 13, 10 am-5 pm
  • Wild Hair with Paul Mitchell Hair Salon, Thursday, June 13 11 am-1 pm
  • Wild Dad Day Sunday, June 16, Dad’s get in FREE