Corks & Cactus 2023 | Desert Botanical Garden


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Corks & Cactus 2023

DATE: Feb. 4 - 5
TIME: 1 - 4:30 p.m.
PRICE: Members $60 | General Admission $65 & VIP Members $75 | VIP General Admission $80

Sip, savor and shop an afternoon in the Garden at Corks & Cactus. Meet with wine representatives and enjoy samples of up to 40 different wines, purchase food pairings and shop our boutique wine sales all while soaking up the beauty of the Sonoran Desert.

New VIP Admission

In addition to standard Corks & Cactus programming, VIP ticket holders will enjoy exclusive access to Kitchell Patio where they can discover what goes into the making-of and sample a curated selection of DAOU Vineyard wines. Also included are snacks, take-aways, and an additional discount on your purchase of 12 or more bottles of wine.  


Feb. 4 | J Forte
Feb. 5 | Sophia Humbert


Food pairings available for purchase in Dorrance Hall by Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events

Cooking Demo

2 p.m. | Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events
Featuring Red Wine Dark Chocolate Truffles and Strawberry Champagne Truffles

Mix & match 12 or more bottles of any wine listed here and receive 10% off. VIP ticket holders receive 25% off. Sales tax is not charged on wine purchased.

Doors open at 1 p.m. for all ticket holders, sampling concludes at 4:30 p.m. Must be 21 or older to attend. Valid identification is required for entry to this event. No person under the age of 21 will be admitted. 



Music in the Garden 2023

Jan 27 | Feb. 10, 17 | March 3, 10, 17, 31 | April 7, 14, 28 | May 5, 12, 19, 26

Spring into the season with an exciting lineup of artists at Music in the Garden. Join us Fridays for a night filled with music, memories and a full Sonoran Desert experience.

Playing with Stars: Rotraut at Desert Botanical Garden

Oct. 7, 2022 - May 14, 2023

The bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of Rotraut will enliven the Garden t​rails while a selection of her paintings and small sculpture fill the Ottosen Gallery. Known around the world, and based in Arizona, Rotraut’s artwork explores the energy of the seasons and the relationship of nature with the sky, sun and universe.

Dog Days at the Garden

Select Saturdays | Jan. 28 - May 27 (excluding Feb. 25 and April 22)

Paws up for Dog Days at the Garden! Explore the trails with your pup, smell the spring wildflowers and pose for photos on Saturday mornings.

Become a member and get unlimited access all year!