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Sonoran Sippin 2022

DATE: Sep. 23
TIME: 6:30 -9:30 p.m.
PRICE: Members: $24.95 | General Admission: $29.95

Sunsets. Saguaros. Sonoran Sippin’. Summer’s on at the Garden. Bring your friends and family to enjoy Friday nights together with a welcome drink, live music, Garden strolls and more! This event is suitable for all ages.

Music by Wheelwright
With opening act Tullis

Ottosen Entry Garden (Cohn Tour Gathering Area)

Welcome Drink: Pink Dragon (will contain dragon fruit)
Non-alcoholic Drink: Dragonberry refresher

Jan and Tom Lewis Desert Portal

Ask A Gardener
Central Arizona Conservation Alliance

Stardust Plaza

Breezy Pops
Beverage station – wine, beer, mixed drinks, water and soda available for purchase
Music by DJ Miguel Ivery
Board games

Ullman Terrace

Discovery Station: Uses for the Agave
Patio Café
Beverage station selling wine, beer, mixed drinks, water and soda


  • A non-alcoholic welcome drink option will be available.
  • Full bar service will be available in two Garden locations.
  • Water refill stations and water and soda vending machines are available.
  • Gertrude’s Restaurant will be open. Click here for closing time, menu and reservation information.
  • The Garden Shop will be open until 8 p.m.
  • Advanced ticket purchase is required.


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