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UPCOMING EVENTS & EXHIBITS IN PHOENIX

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.

Cactus Clubhouse

Oct. 1, 2022 - Apr. 23, 2023

The Garden invites kids to engage in unstructured activity with the outdoors around them at Cactus Clubhouse–a nature play space.

Las Noches de las Luminarias

Member's only weekend: Dec. 1 - 4 Additional Dates: 9 -11, 15 - 18, 20 - 23, 26 -31

Enter a desert wonderland this holiday season at Desert Botanical Garden with Las Noches de las Luminarias. Enjoy an evening filled with sparkling luminarias and twinkling holiday lights.

Dog Days at the Garden

Jan. 14

Bring your furry friend to Dog Days at the Garden for the “ultimutt” nature experience. Explore the beauty of the Sonoran Desert and stroll the Garden’s five thematic trails Saturday mornings.

Devour

Feb. 25 - 26

The most anticipated culinary event of the region, Local First Arizona’s 14th Annual Devour Culinary Classic, will return to Desert Botanical Garden on February 25-26, 2023 – marking the first in-person iteration of the beloved community event since 2020.

Dinner on the Desert 2023

Apr 22, 2023

Dinner on the Desert 2023 blends the exquisite beauty of the Garden with the bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of  international artist, Rotraut, to create a memorable evening.


The Plants and People of the Sonoran Desert Trail will be closed Nov. 28 - Dec. 1
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