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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.

The Metro Phoenix Saguaro Census 2024

May 1-31

The Garden is launching the 3rd Annual Saguaro Census in May to document more saguaros throughout the Phoenix metro area using the iNaturalist app. We have learned a lot about saguaros in the Valley and new challenges have emerged.

Yoga at the Garden

April 18, 25 | May 2, 5, 9, 12, 19, 26

Unwind and connect with nature during this memorable Sunset Yoga session, led by local studio Metta Yoga. Together, in a Sonoran desert oasis, we will breathe, stretch and embrace the beauty of the setting sun whilst enjoying the Garden view

Majestic Mariposas

March 13 - May 12

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

Morning Tai Chi Classes

Tuesdays, April 16, 23, 30 | May 21, 28

The Garden is the traditional setting for the ancient flowing movements of Tai Chi Chuan, the health-boosting Chinese martial art that fuses Yin and Yang.

Sound Meditation Classes

April 5, 12, 24, 25, 28 | May 2

Let the soothing melodies of singing bowls and gongs transport you to a state of pure relaxation and meditation. Participants can be seated or lie down for the entirety of the class. Don’t forget to bring your mat. All levels welcome. Instructed by experienced sound practitioners.

Your Garden at Home

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

An Earth Day Self-Guided Tour

Garden Go! This all-new Earth Day self-guided Garden-wide tour explores how desert plants adapt to...

Fund the Farm Recap 2024

Desert Botanical Garden hosted its 36th annual Dinner on the Desert on April 23. The event raised more than $450,000.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: Music in the Garden Founding

Among Desert Botanical Garden’s rich programming throughout the years, no other event has had the longevity and popularity similar to Las Noches de las Luminarias like Music in the Garden.

At-Home Activity Insect Egg Hunt

Did you know there are mysterious insect eggs potentially in your backyard! – These oddly shaped, colorful eggs that might have escaped your notice! Check out these snapshots of these intriguing eggs and join us for an insect egg hunt.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Secret Pollinators of the Sonoran Desert

As the Garden embarks on a yearlong celebration of its 85th anniversary, read about at some of the Sonoran Desert’s inconspicuous pollinators that help keep our wonderful biome vibrant and colorful.

Last chance to experience Fernando Botero: El Maestro

Desert Botanical Garden has been delighted to share the larger-than-life artworks of Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero with the Valley.
The exhibition is on view through March 31, perfect timing for visitors to experience the incomparable sculptures of Fernando Botero set against iconic desert spring blooms.

Make A Date To Visit

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

Wed 17 Apr, 2024

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

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Thu 18 Apr, 2024

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

Unwind and connect with nature during this memorable Sunset Yoga session, led by local studio Metta Yoga. Together, in a Sonoran desert oasis, we will breathe, stretch and embrace the beauty of the setting sun whilst enjoying the Garden view

Info & Tickets
Fri 19 Apr, 2024

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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Sat 20 Apr, 2024

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

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An unforgettable evening awaits you at Dinner on the Desert 2024, surrounded by Garden beauty, world-class entertainment and more.

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Sun 21 Apr, 2024

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 22 Apr, 2024

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

Info & Tickets
Tue 23 Apr, 2024

The Garden is the traditional setting for the ancient flowing movements of Tai Chi Chuan, the health-boosting Chinese martial art that fuses Yin and Yang.

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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ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR MEMBERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC.

April 16-19 Center for Desert Living Trail will be closed due to construction.
April 20 The Garden will close at 12 p.m., last admission 10:30 a.m.
April 20 Cactus Clubhouse will be closed.