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Mother’s Day in the Garden

DATE: May 12, 2024
TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
PRICE: Included with membership or Garden admission. Moms free with a paid admission use promo code MOMS24

Mother’s Day in the Garden  | May 12 | 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. | Included with membership or Garden admission.
Moms free with a paid admission, use promo code MOMS24

Treat a Mom in your life to a day filled with desert blooms along the Garden’s trails, the spring butterfly exhibit plus complimentary photo ops and moms can take home a complimentary plant while supplies last. Pre-ordered picnic baskets from our Patio Café can be ordered, in early April.

Mirror Me Photo Booth | 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. | Elliot Patio
Music performance by Chad Rubin | 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Ullman Terrace

Gift Membership
Celebrate mom with a gift of Garden membership. She can enjoy the blooms, trails and experiences all year long. Buy now using code MomMem24 or onsite May 10-12 and save 10%.

Cactus Clubhouse | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sun Catcher and Tissue Paper Flower activities.

Add-on to your experience

Mother’s Day Pop-up Class Create Your Own Mini Spa | May 12, 1-3 p.m., Member – $44.95 | General Public – $54.95 SOLD OUT
Learn how Sonoran Desert herbs help you de-stress and promote self-care. Enjoy a hands-on class with Mom and unwind as you create an eye serum, sugar scrub, lip balm, steam facial and salve to take home. Plus, learn three ways to relieve muscle tension. Instructed by Catherina Roger.


Sonoran Sippin’ 2024

July 19, Aug. 16, Sept. 20

Enjoy a complimentary cool drink, included with ticket, and soak up the summer sunset at the Garden with pop-up experiences and desert views.

Flashlight Nights 2024

July 20, 27, Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Sept. 7 & 14

Escape the heat and explore the Garden after dark with family and friends! Discover the Garden’s five thematic trails, encounter desert creatures, and immerse yourself in the captivating nighttime ambiance with cool drinks and treats.

Great Milkweed Grow Out Tour

July 24, 26 & Aug 14, 16

Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of our plant and insect ecology program! Learn about and experience firsthand our research with butterflies and their hostplants, and visit our onsite propagation area to see how we grow plants for pollinator conservation around the state.

Become a member and get unlimited access all year!


Heat Advisory: Please be prepared for extreme heat. Bring water, stay hydrated and seek shade when possible.