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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.

Featured Class: Seedlings - Winter

Weekly from Jan. 7 - Feb. 14, 2020

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers explore the wonders of our desert through nature-based activities and guided walks on the trails.

Featured Class: Beekeeping for Beginners

Jan. 25, 2020

Join beekeeper Dan Punch to learn about the different types of bees and their roles in the hive, the work and lifecycle of honeybees, how to construct hives and where to purchase equipment. There will be hands-on material and local honey samples. Limit 30.

Think + Drink

Jan. 29, Feb. 12, March 18, April 8, May 6, 2020

Inspired by Wild Rising by Cracking Art, listen to talks and discussions from experts, scholars and industry professionals, as they share their insight about topical issues. Afterward, mingle with friends over drinks, music and yard games.

Garden Happy Hour

Jan. 30, Feb. 27, March 19, April 30, May 7, 2020

Celebrate the happiest of hours at the Garden with special admission prices for you, friends and family to swing back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the desert.

Tancer Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring: Guillermo “Gil” Penalosa

Feb 3, 2020

Founder and chair of 80 Cities and the first Ambassador for World Urban Parks, Guillermo “Gil” Penalosa comes to the Garden to deliver his innovative vision to create vibrant cities and healthy communities for all.

Make A Date To Visit

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

Fri 24 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers explore the wonders of our desert through nature-based activities and guided walks on the trails.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets
Sat 25 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets

Join beekeeper Dan Punch to learn about the different types of bees and their roles in the hive, the work and lifecycle of honeybees, how to construct hives and where to purchase equipment. There will be hands-on material and local honey samples. Limit 30.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets
Sun 26 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets
Mon 27 Jan, 2020
Bird in the garden

Join seasoned birders along the Garden trails. Everyone is welcome, including first-time birders.

Mondays

October – April: 8 a.m. |

May – September: 7 a.m.

Info & Tickets

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets
Tue 28 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers explore the wonders of our desert through nature-based activities and guided walks on the trails.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets
Wed 29 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers explore the wonders of our desert through nature-based activities and guided walks on the trails.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets

Inspired by Wild Rising by Cracking Art, listen to talks and discussions from experts, scholars and industry professionals, as they share their insight about topical issues. Afterward, mingle with friends over drinks, music and yard games.

Info & Tickets
Thu 30 Jan, 2020

Desert Botanical Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic. Visitors of all ages will be drawn to engage these vibrant creatures and to discover that plastic does not have to end up in landfills, but it can be reinvented into something eye catching and thought provoking.

Info & Tickets

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers explore the wonders of our desert through nature-based activities and guided walks on the trails.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with a trained guide who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Elephant in the Room at Desert Botanical Garden

Join the conversation of Wild Rising by Cracking Art with Elephant in the Room, a thought-provoking installation in Ottosen Gallery that invites visitors to dig into rotating worldly topics and commit to reducing human impact on the natural world. The interactive exhibit will feature topics related to biodiversity and climate change, including environmental happiness, cactus as a threatened species and the culture of convenience.

Info & Tickets

Celebrate the happiest of hours at the Garden with special admission prices for you, friends and family to swing back, relax and enjoy the beauty of the desert.

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.

All It Takes Is One Visit

“I never imagined a desert being as beautiful as this botanical garden showed me it is… One of my favorite encounters was the butterfly enclosure … (perfect photo opp!)”

– Ashley P., Visitor from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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

“Desert Botanical Garden is an extremely thoughtful place with the most wonderful living art collection on the planet. We are very happy to be a part of this amazing culture.”

– Patrons Circle Member, Stacey H.

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