Will Rogers Gardens Weddings & Events
Parks & Recreation

The lush landscapes and vivid hues of the Will Rogers Gardens create a picture-perfect setting for your wedding or special event, with several outdoor and indoor spaces to choose from.

Charles E. Sparks Color Garden and Margaret Annis Boys Arboretum

Margaret Annis Boys Arboretum ViewThe Charles E. Sparks Color Garden and Margaret Annis Boys Arboretum provide colorful and serene landscapes for any outdoor event, with several spaces to choose from.

Hours and rates: Rentals are available during park hours only, and rental rates begin at $75 for the first 2 hours, with a fee of $37.50 for each additional hour. The maximum capacity for each is approx. 100, and electricity is not supplied. Noise level is expected to remain within City ordinances.

For all rates, and policies, see our rentals sheet here.

 

Ed Lycan ConervatoryEd Lycan Conservatory and Plaza

Surround yourself with the beauty of this historic garden conservatory when you host your next event in the Ed Lycan Conservatory. Originally built in 1924, this historic structure, which was recently remodeled, features a Victorian greenhouse design and seats up to 134 for smaller weddings and events.

Hours and Rates: The Ed Lycan Conservatory is available for rental during non-business hours only: 5:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
The building is closed on all City holidays.

Ed Lycan Conservatory Interior

Rentals are a 3-hour minimum and cost $300 for the first 3 hours. Each additional hour costs $100. A refundable deposit of $300 is also required. Ten 60" round tables and 150" white folding chairs are included in the rental agreement. See our rental rates flyer for specific rental policies, including catering and alcohol service. The Ed Lycan Conservatory is a non-smoking facility.

Garden Exhibition Building

A favorite meeting space among various garden clubs and local hobby non-profit groups, the Will Rogers Garden Exhibition Building provides functional indoor space for meetings and events of all kinds. Three rooms are available:

Garden Exhibition Center Hall
    - 5,500 square feet of space accommodates up to 200 people
    - Tables and chairs available
    - Built-in sound system and ceiling-mount pull-down projector screen available
    - Access to common rooms included in rental: kitchen, prep room and lobby
    - Hand-held and stand microphone, and digital projector are available for an
       extra charge

Hours and rates:  The Garden Exhibition Building is available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on weekends upon special request. Rates are $50 per hour for the first two hours with a minimum 2-hour rental. Each additional hour costs $10 per hour.

Garden Exhibition Meeting Room 1 (Large)
     - 1,392 square feet of space accommodates up to 50 people seated
     - Nine 8-foot tables and 34 foldable chairs included in rental
     - Portable speaker system is available upon request
     - Room has a pull-down projection screen. A digital projector is available for an
       additional charge

Hours and rates:  The Large Meeting Room is available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on weekends per special request. Rates are $10 per hour for a minimum 2-hour rental. Each additional hour costs $10 per hour.

Garden Exhibition Meeting Room 2 (Small)
     - 580 square feet of space accommodates up to 25 people seated
     - Four 5-foot tables and 12 foldable chairs included in rental
     - Portable speaker system is available upon request
     - Room has a pull-down projection screen. A digital projector is available for an
       additional charge

Hours and rates:  The Small Meeting Room is available Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on weekends per special request. The room is free during business hours Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Rates are $7 per hour for a minimum 2-hour rental Monday-Friday 5:00 - 11:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Each additional hour costs $7 per hour.

How to rent:

To rent any of these spaces, call the Will Rogers Gardens at 405-297-1392 during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.) for availability and to learn more about rental policies. Or, download our rental policy form for additional information.

Hours:
 

Horticultural Gardens Hours (Including color garden and arboretum)
April - September:
Open Daily from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
October - March:
Open Daily from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Exhibition Center Hours:

Hours: Open Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.