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Desert Botanical Garden

Find Your Experience

In search of a stroller friendly day with the family, the perfect date-night spot, or a place to enjoy the local music scene? Look no further than Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dog Days at the Garden

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | April 6, 13, 27 | May 4, 11

Enjoy a weekend excursion with your four-legged friend through the Garden’s trails. A paw-fect place to enjoy the outdoors together with some great photo opps.

Read Between the Spines Author Series Featuring Abra Lee

March 6 & 7

Dig into bestselling books with the author themselves.

Majestic Mariposas

March 2 - May 12

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

The Four Seasons by Ballet Arizona

Select Dates | May 15-June 1, 2024

The Four Seasons makes its triumphant return to Desert Botanical Garden.

Saguaro & Skate

April 13

Get your groove on in this outdoor roller disco! Skates provided. Must be five and older to skate.

Your Garden at Home

Explore Your Garden at Home for activities, stories of conservation, plants in bloom and more.

Meet Horticulturist Abra Lee

Georgia-native Abra Lee is a horticulturalist who developed a passion for uncovering and sharing stories of Black Americans and their contributions to the industry and the American landscape.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:85 Plants in Bloom

Desert Botanical Garden is continuing to celebrate its 85th anniversary with a stunning array of desert blooms. Below are just a few blossoming flowers from our desert natives and plants guests are likely to find out on the trails. Explore the kaleidoscope of blooms below.

Toward 2050: A New Community Art Exhibit Coming 2025

In October 2023, Desert Botanical Garden embarked on a multi-year partnership with London-based artist studio ScanLAB Projects that will culminate in a new immersive exhibition set to open in October 2025.

Take a Peek at the Garden’s Onsite Nursery

Ever wonder what it takes to organize and run Desert Botanical Garden’s semiannual plant sales? Organizing the events is a monumental task with preparations that are ongoing throughout the year.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Then and Now

So many things have changed within and outside the Phoenix area since Desert Botanical Garden opened its doors in 1939. From technological advances to the urbanization of Papago Park, check out some of the distinction between 1939 and 2024 below.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

In the late 1940s, brothers John and Arthur Earle would run around barefoot exploring their new home: Desert Botanical Garden.

Make A Date To Visit

See the daily lineup of activities, exhibits, events and classes at the Garden.

Tue 05 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets
Wed 06 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets

Dig into bestselling books with the author themselves.

Info & Tickets
Thu 07 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Cactus Clubhouse has relocated as the Garden is growing and under construction. Please visit us in our new location in the Weisz Academic Bulding. In this temporary space, kids encounter several activity areas designed to spark independent play, while encouraging physical, cognitive and behavioral growth.

Info & Tickets

Dig into bestselling books with the author themselves.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets
Fri 08 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Cactus Clubhouse has relocated as the Garden is growing and under construction. Please visit us in our new location in the Weisz Academic Bulding. In this temporary space, kids encounter several activity areas designed to spark independent play, while encouraging physical, cognitive and behavioral growth.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets

Join Desert Botanical Garden for Storytime. Introduce your child five and younger to the beauty and wonder of nature through engaging books, songs, activities and play.

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Enjoy a stunning Garden backdrop as you experience local bands during this Friday’s night series.

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Sat 09 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Enjoy a weekend excursion with your four-legged friend through the Garden’s trails. A paw-fect place to enjoy the outdoors together with some great photo opps.

Info & Tickets

Cactus Clubhouse has relocated as the Garden is growing and under construction. Please visit us in our new location in the Weisz Academic Bulding. In this temporary space, kids encounter several activity areas designed to spark independent play, while encouraging physical, cognitive and behavioral growth.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets
Sun 10 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Cactus Clubhouse has relocated as the Garden is growing and under construction. Please visit us in our new location in the Weisz Academic Bulding. In this temporary space, kids encounter several activity areas designed to spark independent play, while encouraging physical, cognitive and behavioral growth.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets
Mon 11 Mar, 2024

Harmony of color and beauty of form come together in this exhibition of paintings, drawings and monumental sculpture celebrating the visionary Colombian artist, Fernando Botero.

Info & Tickets

Don’t miss this living exhibit that features more than a thousand free-flying Southwestern butterflies.

Info & Tickets

Explore The Beauty

Think the desert is all dirt and tumbleweeds? Think again. Desert Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of cactus, trees and flowers from all around the world spread across 55 acres in Phoenix, Arizona.

SUPPORT THE GARDEN YOU TREASURE

Protecting the Sonoran Desert is a year-round effort. Make a gift today to support Desert Botanical Garden in 2024 and beyond.

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