Flashlight Nights 2021 | Desert Botanical Garden

OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

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Flashlight Nights 2021

DATE: Saturdays | June 5 - Sept. 4
TIME: Reservations Required | 7 - 9 p.m.
PRICE: Included with General Admission Adults: $14.95 | Children: $9.95 | Members: Free


 
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Flashlight Nights are nighttime self-guided adventures through Desert Botanical Garden. Nocturnal explorers can bring their own flashlights to shine along the trails to capture the night-blooming plants and animals that appear in the desert after dark. Each evening of Flashlight Nights includes socially-distanced activities for all ages.
 
New This Year

 

Don’t leave Flashlight Nights empty handed! For the first time ever, enjoy a nighttime farmer’s market stocked full of fresh, locally grown produce, local honey, handmade soaps and more! Restock your pantry with fruits and vegetables grown by vendors and farmers from Spaces of Opportunity, a 10-acre incubator farm in South Phoenix.
 
Vendors:
  • 2 Busy Bees, Honey
  • Azteca Traditions Artisanal Crafts & Food
  • Emily’s Grandma 01, Mixed Media, Handmade home décor
  • MamaDecor, Hand made horse shoe decorations
  • Designer Soap Works LLC, Hand crafted, locally made all natural bar soaps
  • Esmeralda Joyeria Fina, Jewelry

 

Weekly Performances:
August 14 | 7 & p.m. | Primavera Folklorico
Presenting the “people’s story” utilizing music, dance and dress of the diverse cultures of Mexico.
August 21 | 7 & 8:15 p.m. | Great Arizona Puppet Theater, Creepy, Crawly, Wild & Wooly 
This environmental award-winning show features stories about endangered species in Arizona – including the Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake, the California condor, sanborn’s long-nose bat and desert tortoise.
August 28 | 7 & 8 p.m. | Mariachi Pasión
All female mariachi band

Please bring your own flashlight from home.

A bar is available at 
Ottosen Entry Garden and will accept only credit and debit payment.

The Garden Shop will be open until 8pm.

Online reservations are required and are limited to 50 guests every 30 minutes. Last admission is 8:30 p.m.

We want you to enjoy the Garden and be safe, please remember:
  • Face masks are required for all indoor spaces and outdoors when social distancing is not possible. Thank you for cooperating, we are all in this together. 

  • The Garden has implemented a one-way entry and exit route, which is designed to promote social distancing guidelines.

  • You are required to maintain a physical distance of 6 feet from visitors not in your party at all times.

  • Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the Garden.

 

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Desert Landscape School Classes

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Storytime

Jun. 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28- 30 & Jul. 1, 12-15, 19-22 & 26

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to launch children’s storytime on various mornings this summer. Each day Garden instructors will read different nature-themed books that highlight the wonders of the desert.

Become a member and get unlimited access all year!

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The Garden is currently deinstalling Chihuly in the Desert and there may be temporary closures to some areas of the Garden. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEMBERS & GENERAL ADMISSION.