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Desert Botanical Garden

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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.

Celebrate Black History Month

Feb. 23

Celebrate Black History Month at Desert Botanical Garden February 14 – 15. Walk through the trails to enjoy a day filled with activities that celebrate African Americans and the Arts.

Music in the Garden

Feb. 16 | March 1, 8, 15, 29 | April 5, 12, 26 | May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

Spring Plant Sale

March 14-17

Spring has sprung! Discover hundreds of varieties of native plants, succulents, cactus and pollinator-friendly species with more than 30,000 plants to choose from.

Spaces of Opportunity Day at the Garden

March 22

Learn more about Spaces of Opportunity a community initiative supported by Desert Botanical Garden.

Desert Discovery Camps 2024

Select Dates | June 10 - July 18

The Garden’s Summer Camps are back! Register your child to one of three drop-off camps that will encourage the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts, conservationists and environmental scientists.

Your Garden at Home

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

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.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: THE GARDEN ANNOUNCES PRIVATE LABEL GIN COLLECTION WITH SANTAN SPIRITS

To commemorate Desert Botanical Garden’s 85th anniversary in February, we are thrilled to announce a private label gin collection in partnership with Chandler-based SanTan Distillery.

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: 85 Years and Counting

Over the years, you’ve watched Desert Botanical Garden transform and grow. Now, as we celebrate our 85th anniversary, the Garden is excited for what the future holds and wants to recognize what we have accomplished.

Make A Date To Visit

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

Thu 22 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

Info & Tickets
Fri 23 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

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.

Info & Tickets

Celebrate Black History Month at Desert Botanical Garden February 14 – 15. Walk through the trails to enjoy a day filled with activities that celebrate African Americans and the Arts.

Info & Tickets
Sat 24 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

Info & Tickets

Local First Arizona’s 15th annual Devour Culinary Classic, the most anticipated tasting event of the year, will impress even the most skeptical of diners with its luscious eclectic fare Feb. 24-25, 2024.

 

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Sun 25 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

Info & Tickets

Local First Arizona’s 15th annual Devour Culinary Classic, the most anticipated tasting event of the year, will impress even the most skeptical of diners with its luscious eclectic fare Feb. 24-25, 2024.

 

Info & Tickets
Mon 26 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

Info & Tickets
Tue 27 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

Info & Tickets
Wed 28 Feb, 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
Garden Tours Featured

Explore the Garden with an expert who will highlight the living collection of desert plants from around the world and the Sonoran Desert. See how and why the Garden is committing to conserving these amazing organisms for generations to come.

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.
Feb 23. the Garden will be closing early at 3pm (last admission at 1:30pm)
Feb 24-25 the Garden is closed to general public and only open to Devour Culinary Classic Ticket Holders.