Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona


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.

Mighty Monarchs

Sept. 25 – Nov. 14

Monarch butterflies and their friends are back! Take a closer look at pollinators that care for and protect our desert environment.

Cocoon | A Space for Garden Play

Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 2021

Calling all Insect Explorers! After your visit to the Fall Butterfly Exhibit, stop by Cocoon for more buggy fun. Pose for a picture with butterfly wings, test your insect superpowers and take a closer look under the magnifying glass.

Desert Sol

Oct. 2 - 3

Desert Sol is an invitation to heal, dream, learn and be inspired as you connect with nature in the beautiful surroundings of the Garden.

Music in the Garden

Fridays | Oct. 1 - Nov. 19 | Sun. Oct. 24

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series is back. Safely listen to toe-tapping tunes while taking in breathtaking desert sunset views.

Dog Days at the Garden

Select Wednesday & Saturday mornings Oct. 6 – Nov. 20

Dog Days return in 2021. Enjoy a “pawsitively” perfect morning stroll through the Garden as you and your pup explore the beauty and sniffs of the trails.

Your Garden at Home

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

Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana con el Jardín

El Jardín se complace en compartir con ustedes historias más profundas sobre nuestras plantas, empleados y programas que están arraigados en historias latinas.

Mariposas en el aire

Las mariposas monarca viajan a sus sitios invernales en México donde miles se agrupan, colgando de árboles y creando un caleidoscopio de color.

Los cactus y sus genes

A principios de este mes, el Jardín organizó un simposio internacional donde científicos y botánicos de todo el mundo se reunieron para discutir cactus, genes y esfuerzos de conservación.

Receta de huevos rellenos y nopales

Huevos rellenos 1 aguacate, pelado, cortado por la mitad, sin semilla 2 cucharadas de hojas...

LatinX Heritage Month

The Garden is excited to share with you more in-depth stories about our plants, people and programs that are rooted in Latinx stories.

Cactus and Their Genes

Cactus and their genes — Desert Botanical Garden hosts international symposium to understand and...

Make A Date To Visit

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

Mon 20 Sep, 2021

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Tue 21 Sep, 2021

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Wed 22 Sep, 2021

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Thu 23 Sep, 2021

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Fri 24 Sep, 2021

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Sat 25 Sep, 2021

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Sun 26 Sep, 2021

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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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The Garden is hiring full, part-time and seasonal roles.  Apply now or visit our Job Fairs on Sept. 24 & Oct. 9.