Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

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.

Majestic Mariposas

Sep. 24 - Nov. 13

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Music in the Garden Fall 2022

Fridays | Sept. 30 - Nov. 18

Fall never sounded so good. Join us for a diverse lineup of concerts with musicians hailing from North America, Central America and South America at Music in the Garden.

Dog Days at the Garden

Saturdays | Oct. 1 – Nov. 19

Bring your furry friend to Dog Days at the Garden for the “ultimutt” nature experience. Explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and stroll the Garden’s five thematic trails Saturday mornings.

Cactus Clubhouse

Oct. 1, 2022 - Apr. 23, 2023

The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a brand-new nature play space.

Guelaguetza

Oct. 1 - 2

Enjoy the colorful celebration of Guelagetza at the Garden. Guelaguetza is an annual indigenous cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca.

Your Garden at Home

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

Methuselah A Digital Exhibit

Methuselah refers to the fourth generation of monarch butterflies that complete a transcontinental...

Desert Refuge: A New Way To Help Monarch Butterflies

In July, the decline of the migratory monarch butterfly was once again in the spotlight. The...

Arizona-based Rotraut brings her large-scale and colorful sculptures to the Garden this fall

The Garden’s latest art exhibit Playing with Stars: Rotraut at Desert Botanical Garden opens Oct....

Research Canines are Helping the Garden Find These Rare and Endangered Arizona Orchids

Meet Circe and Muon! They are two specially-trained dogs used in ecological research who are...

September EcoQuest: Tracking Tamarisk Beetles

Join the September EcoQuest: Tracking Tamarisk Beetles. Join the EcoQuest WHAT TO OBSERVE:Find and...

Top 10 desert plants for your garden

Ask any of the Garden’s horticultural staff what their favorite plant is, and you will not only...

Make A Date To Visit

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

Thu 29 Sep, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets
Fri 30 Sep, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets

Fall never sounded so good. Join us for a diverse lineup of concerts with musicians hailing from North America, Central America and South America at Music in the Garden.

Info & Tickets
Sat 01 Oct, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets

Bring your furry friend to Dog Days at the Garden for the “ultimutt” nature experience. Explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and stroll the Garden’s five thematic trails Saturday mornings.

Info & Tickets
Dirt Play at the Garden's Cactus Clubhouse

The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a brand-new nature play space.

Info & Tickets

Enjoy the colorful celebration of Guelagetza at the Garden. Guelaguetza is an annual indigenous cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca.

Info & Tickets
Sun 02 Oct, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets
Dirt Play at the Garden's Cactus Clubhouse

The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a brand-new nature play space.

Info & Tickets

Enjoy the colorful celebration of Guelagetza at the Garden. Guelaguetza is an annual indigenous cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca.

Info & Tickets
Mon 03 Oct, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets
Tue 04 Oct, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

Info & Tickets
Wed 05 Oct, 2022

Families can get an up-close and unforgettable experience when Monarchs and other native Southwestern butterflies return for our Fall Butterfly Exhibit.

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.

Experience The Garden As A Member

“I’ve been a member for almost 7 years it’s that good. I love taking visitors there and it keeps evolving. The art exhibits that change throughout the gardens are always fun and beautiful. Perfect place to get away while in the city and totally worth visiting if you’re from out of town!”

– William M., Member from Phoenix, AZ

Giving To The Garden

“We enjoy supporting the Garden’s work to preserve rare and endangered plant species. Every visit to the garden, we discover something new and it’s because of the hard work of the Garden staff.”

– Jen & Chris K., Members of Emerging Leaders

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Plants and People of the Sonoran Desert Trail closed through Oct.
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