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Dogs’ Day in the Garden


January 24, 2015 | 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


The Garden has gone to the dogs! Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden. Spend time in the “doghouse” with vendors sampling the best dog food and treats. Sit and listen to special presentations geared toward dog lovers and owners. Go for a walk on Garden trails, heel for family photo opportunities, and participate in a kids craft activity. Don’t miss this tail-wagging good time!

  • Included with paid Garden admission. Become a member today for unlimited annual admission.
  • Member admission is free and must show Member ID to be admitted.
  • Dog admission $4.00 each. Proceeds from dog admission fee benefit Arizona Humane Society.


  • Binns Wildflower Pavilion
    • 8:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m. and 10 a.m. : Doga (Dog Yoga) - Conscious Community Yoga
      Join us for an interactive yoga class that’s doggone relaxing. This 20 minute yoga class for you and your dog is the perfect start to your morning! Mats will be provided for fido and guests. Classes are first come, first served, as space is limited.
  • Boppart Courtyard 
    • 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. - DJ Tro playing family friendly music
    • Bark Park
  • Kitchell Patio
    • There will be a variety of presentations. Details coming soon.
  • Dorrance Hall
    • 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Kids Craft activity.
    • Vendors will have booths inside Dorrance Hall with additional pet information, product samples, and treats (when applicable).

The Patio Café will be open for guests to purchase food and beverages.

Fine Print

  • All dogs must be on a leash and remain on marked trails at all times.
  • All dogs must be up-to-date on all vaccinations and registrations.
  • Handlers are required to pick up after their dogs and properly disposed of their waste.
  • Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove any dog thought to be dangerous to other dogs or visitors.
  • Dogs will only be admitted to the Garden between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Dogs will not be allowed in the Butterfly Pavilion, Gertrude’s, or Garden Shop.
  • Programming subject to change.

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