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History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

Desert Botanical Garden’s longest-running tradition is Las Noches de las Luminarias (Luminaria). On a cold December night back in 1978, volunteers and staff worked to light 700 luminarias and welcome 600 guests for a one-night experience at the Garden. The idea for...

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What is Guelaguetza?

What is Guelaguetza?

Guelaguetza is the stunning festival celebrated each year in Oaxaca, Mexico, with music, dance, food and drink from this region.

The event returns to the Garden Oct. 7-8. Discover some of the sights, sounds and tastes of Guelaguetza if you are a first-time visitor or a forever fan.

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The History and Traditions of La Posada

The History and Traditions of La Posada

A Mexican holiday tradition is returning to the Garden and adding an extra layer of magic to Las Noches de las Luminarias on Dec.18. La Posada will transport Garden visitors to Mexico, where it is celebrated, as they make their way through the Garden with singing...

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ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR MEMBERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC.

April 11-14, Temporary trail closures may occur due to construction.
April 20 The Garden will close at 12 p.m., last admission 10:30 a.m.
April 20 Cactus Clubhouse will be closed.