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Celebrating 13 Years

Agave on the Rocks


Now - March 27, 2015 | 6 -10 p.m.
Throughout Garden | Doors open at 6 p.m.

Celebrate Sonoran roots at the 13th Annual Agave on the Rocks, a deliciously fun evening at the Desert Botanical Garden. Sample gourmet cuisine prepared by renowned Valley restaurants and caterers, listen to fabulous music and sip refreshing margaritas.

Make sure to stop by the Azunia Tequila sampling station where guests are invited to try a taste of the evenings featured tequilas. A representative will be present to answer any guest questions and discuss the finer points of tasting. Tasting station will be open 6 - 8 p.m.

Ticket Information

  • Members: $70 | Log-in to receive member pricing
  • General Public: $75 | Become a member today to receive member pricing!

Ticket Price includes:

  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival served in a glowing glass (a non-alcoholic option will also be available). Guests can keep glass.
  • Unlimited samples of gourmet cuisine from renowned Valley restaurants and caterers.

Food & Drink

A variety of demi-sized samples will be provided by the following caterers/restaurants:

  • Arizona Taste
  • Atlasta Catering
  • Bruce Brown Catering
  • Creations in Cuisine
  • Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events
  • Gertrude’s
  • Hyatt Regency – Copper Square Kitchen
  • Los Sombreros
  • M Catering by Michael’s
  • Paletta’s Betty
  • Santa Barbara Catering

Additional drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic will be available at cash bars located throughout the Garden.


Spice up the night with captivating entertainment by some of the region’s most high-energy Latin and World performers, featuring:


  • Call 480 481.8188 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
  • Visit the Admissions Box Office 8 a.m. -8 p.m. daily

The Fine Print

  • Must be 21 or older to attend and must show proper identification to be admitted. No exceptions.
  • Children will not be admitted even if parent or guardian is present.
  • Event programming is subject to change.
  • No outside food, beverage or alcohol may be brought into the Garden.
  • No refunds, exchanges or rain dates.
  • Advance ticket purchase recommended.
  • Event may be photographed for promotional purposes.
  • Proceeds from this event benefit the Garden’s education, research and conservation programs.

Sponsored in part by:

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