Top Spring Events in Tulsa
Get your hands dirty and gardens ready with help from these great events in Tulsa this season.
The month of April is filled with events celebrating all things spring throughout the Tulsa area. Whether you're an avid gardener, or looking for something to provide instant gratification, there's something for you and your family.
SpringFest at Woodward Park
Where: Tulsa Garden Center, 2435 S. Peoria Ave.
When: Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This popular springtime event lets gardening enthusiasts shop from a variety of plant vendors while supporting educational programs at Tulsa Garden Center! A free Kid's zone makes this a fun event for the whole family. For more information, go to www.tulsagardencenter.org/springfest.
Bands & Blooms at Tulsa Botanic Garden
Where: 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
When: Thursday, March 28, April 4, 11 and 18, 6-8 p.m.
Enjoy live music, food trucks and a cash bar while surrounded by the beauty of Tulsa Botanic Garden, which truly bursts into bloom each spring. For a schedule of musicians and food trucks, click here.
30th Annual Herbal Affair & Festival at Sand Springs
Where: Downtown Sand Springs, near Broadway and Main Street
When: Saturday, April 13; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More than 100 vendors will be on-hand selling herbs, perennials, natives and heirlooms plants, along with herbal products, gardening supplies, folk art and more. In addition, families can look forward to a Kid's Zone, live entertainment at the Basil Street Theatre, and an array of food options from BBQ to Mediterranean, Amish and more! www.sandspringsok.org.
Tulsa Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale
Where: Tulsa Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st St.
When: Saturday, April 18; 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tulsa Master Gardener's Annual Plant Sale features a wide variety of plants, including annual & perennial bedding plants, vegetables and herbs, natives and pollinator plants. tulsamastergardeners.org
Herb Day in Brookside
Where: 36th and Peoria--parking lot of Brookside Church
When: Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Since 1995, Brookside district has been home for the annual Herb Day celebration. Expect to find herbs, heirloom flowers, pottery, Oklahoma wines, birdhouses and more from Oklahoma growers. Spring is time to start planting in gardens and tidying up the flower beds, so head to Herb Day in Brookside, where more than 20,000 fresh herbs, heirloom tomatoes and flowering plants will be up for sale. Everything sold at Herb Day in Brookside is locally grown and produced. Facebook event page here.
Jenks Herb 'n' Plant Festival
Where: Downtown Jenks
When: Saturday, April 27; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Jenks Herb & Plant Festival is widely anticipated as the official signal of the start of Spring. Children are in for hands-on fun with the Arts & Craft area and the First Planting experience booth. The railroad chugging around on real tracks on kids’ level with the Jenks Fire Truck nearby is an added thrill. For more information, go to www.jenksgardenclub.com.
Spring Plant Sale
Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
When: Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Talk to Garden staff and shop for plants for your spring and summer garden. The sale will be inside the Garden's Mabee Grange. Members Only Preview Plant Sale is Thursday, May 9, 5-8 p.m. www.tulsabotanic.org