Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona

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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.

Mighty Monarchs

Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 2021

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

Cactus Clubhouse

Fridays & Saturdays | Oct. 15 - Nov. 27

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

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.

Strange Garden

Oct. 22 - 23, 2021

Strange Garden is creeping back into the Garden, so join us to encounter weird sights, fun tricks and enchanting creatures.

Music in the Garden

Fridays | Oct. 1 - Nov. 19, 2021 | Sun. Oct. 24, 2021

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

Your Garden at Home

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

Pumpkins & Spiders—a Halloween tradition!

When you think of pumpkins, you probably think of pumpkin pie or a Jack-o'-Lantern.  Did you know...

Spirit Cocktail

Though the evenings of trick-or-treating are in the past for most of us, it doesn't mean we can't...

Seed Walk—The beauty of a seed

Fall in the desert is a perfect time to begin enjoying the outdoors. Many plants begin developing...

Join the October EcoQuest: Gander at Grasses

For this EcoQuest, find and map fountain grass (Cenchrus setaceus) and native grass alternatives....

5 Tips To Keep Your Indoor Plants Healthy

Here are the few tips for caring for houseplants:   Know your light – Most houseplants prefer...

Café ‘Chata

Coffee ‘Chata • 1 onza de licor de coco• 1 bolsa de bolsa de té chai• 6 onzas de café (caliente o...

Make A Date To Visit

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

Sat 23 Oct, 2021

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.

Info & Tickets
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

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

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.

Info & Tickets

Strange Garden is creeping back into the Garden, so join us to encounter weird sights, fun tricks and enchanting creatures.

Info & Tickets
Sun 24 Oct, 2021
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

Info & Tickets

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.

Info & Tickets

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

Info & Tickets
Mon 25 Oct, 2021
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

Info & Tickets

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.

Info & Tickets
Tue 26 Oct, 2021
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

Info & Tickets

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.

Info & Tickets
Wed 27 Oct, 2021

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.

Info & Tickets
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

Info & Tickets

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.

Info & Tickets
Thu 28 Oct, 2021
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

Info & Tickets

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.

Info & Tickets

Press your luck at Lotería Night with rounds of lotería, cerveza, music, prizes y más! Ages 21 or older.

Info & Tickets
Fri 29 Oct, 2021
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

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

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

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.

Info & Tickets

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

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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