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Sonoran Sippin’

DATE: Fridays | July 31 - Sept. 18
TIME: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
PRICE: $14.95 - $24.95

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Open Spaces + Cool Drinks = Sonoran Sippin’

Kick start your weekend with a welcome drink and an evening in nature at the Garden. Friday nights feature music, socially-distanced fun and an after-hours look at Wild Rising’s glowing creatures.

Each Friday will feature a different alcoholic beverage theme and programming:


Sept. 18: Wine Night🍷  |  View Event Map Here

  • DJ Davina
  • Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park
  • Ask A Garden Expert


  • Cash bars are available at Ullman Terrace and Stardust Foundation Plaza. Patio Café will be open. This is an all-ages event.
  • Online reservations are required and are limited to 50 guests every 30 minutes. Last admission is 8 p.m.
  • We want you to enjoy the Garden and be safe, please note that social distancing and face coverings will be required.


Kick start your weekend with an evening at the Garden. Friday nights feature music, fun and an after-hours look at Wild Rising’s glowing creatures.

Click here for a downloadable activity.


Wild Rising by Cracking Art

Now - Nov. 8, 2020

The Garden’s newest art exhibition is traveling straight from Milan to bring Wild Rising by Cracking Art—an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made from colorful and recyclable plastic.

Mighty Monarchs

Sept. 30 - Nov. 22

Monarch butterflies and their friends are back! Take a closer look at pollinators that care for and protect our desert environment.

Fall Plant Sale | 2020

SOLD OUT | Select Days | Oct. 16 - Nov. 1

The Plant Sale is back with a safe shopping experience. Horticulture experts will help you find the perfect cactus, agave, herb or veggie to plant in your own garden.

Become a member and get unlimited access all year!


On-site programming is currently on hiatus.

You will now enter our LEARN portal, if you are a member, please login using the button on the top right corner of the page.
The Garden is now open. For details, click here.  |  El Jardín está abierto. Para más detalles, presiona aquí.
Advance ticket reservations are required.

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Sonoran Desert Nature Loop Trail will close beginning at 10 a.m. The entire Garden will close at 3 p.m. The Patio Café will close at 2 p.m.