LAS NOCHES DE LAS LUMINARIAS DETAILS ANNOUNCED
September 04, 2012
General Public Tickets Go On Sale September 23, 2012
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Las Noches de las Luminarias, the Valley’s premier holiday event, returns for 21 nights of musical entertainment, delicious food and of course, 8,000 hand-lit luminarias. Tickets for Las Noches de las Luminarias, go on sale to the General Public Sunday, September 23, 2012. General public adult tickets are $25 and general public child tickets are $12.50. Children under three are admitted free.
Garden Members will be able to purchase tickets beginning September 10, 2012. Member adult tickets are $20 and member child tickets are $10. Members who purchase their tickets by October 31, 2012 will save an additional $5 off their adult tickets.
Ten musical groups perform each night of Luminarias: the Dickens Carolers, Big Nick and the Gila Monsters alternating with the Groove Merchant Horns, Chris Burton Jacome, the Duncan Family, Harp Foundation, J.T’s Island Steel, Mariachi Pasion, Proanqui and Traveler. Luminarias would not be complete without the Valley’s best Handbell Choirs in Webster Auditorium.
Las Noches de las Luminarias begins the Friday, November 1 and culminates on December 30, 2012. This is the perfect holiday event to share with family, friends and out-of-town guests. The Garden’s distinctive and world-renowned plant collection provides the ideal setting to enjoy more than 8,000 hand-lit luminarias that line its trails, buildings and courtyards.
A sumptuous buffet dinner is available at an additional cost from Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events and the Garden’s Patio Café will also be open for ala carte items. Meal tickets are $17.50 for adults and $8.95 for children. The Garden’s gift and plant shop will be open each night of Luminarias and is the ideal place to find unique gifts for the holiday season.
Las Noches de las Luminarias is presented by The Arizona Republic, and sponsored in part by Sponsored in part by Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events, US Airways, Phoenix Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Entertainment powered by SRP EarthWise.
|TIME:||5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Desert Botanical Garden
1201 North Galvin Parkway (in Papago Park)
Phoenix, AZ 85008
|TICKETS:||TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Tickets on sale September 23, 2012
|INFO:||For additional information, a full list of entertainment and a detailed menu, call 480-481-8188 or visit www.dbg.org.|
|A “Phoenix Point of Pride”, the Desert Botanical Garden is one of only a few botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums. It is a privately funded, non-profit organization and depends on revenues from admissions and gift shop sales, as well as contributions from individuals and businesses to fund its programs of environmental education, plant conservation and research.