Desert Botanical Garden Admission & Hours

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

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Desert Botanical Garden is here to help you enjoy the beauty of the desert and care about it. Join us for a future event or exhibit or simply make a reservation to roam and enjoy the Garden’s beauty. We hope to see you soon.

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November 13, 2021

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9:00 am

Cactus Clubhouse


9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., closed 12 - 1 p.m.
Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States + Google Map
Dirt Play at the Garden's Cactus Clubhouse

*Open seven days a week starting Tuesday, Dec. 7 (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) | Closed (12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.)…

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9:30 am

Mighty Monarchs


9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monarch butterfly at desert botanical garden

After a brief pause last year due to COVID-19, the Garden’s Fall Butterfly Exhibit returns. Visitors can experience up-close…

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Cocoon | A Space for Garden Play


9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States

Sept. 25 – Nov. 14, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Included with admission or membership  Calling all Insect…

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The safety of members, guests, staff and volunteers is the Garden’s primary concern.

 Advance Ticket reservations are required.

Please be sure to read our safety measures before you make your reservation. We can’t wait to see you!

We look forward to seeing you Again

Hours & Admission

Current HOURS FOR GENERAL ADMISSION

Oct 1 – Sept. 30
8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
7 a.m. for members Wednesday & Sunday

Garden Closures

Thanksgiving Day | Nov. 25, 2021
Christmas Day | Dec. 25, 2021

Feb. 27, 2022 | Garden closes at noon
Mar. 25, 2022 | Garden closes at 3 p.m.
April 23, 2022 | Garden closes at noon
July 4, 2022 | Closed 

Visit For The Day

General Admission | $24.95 – $39.95

Youth 3 – 17 | $14.95 – $18.95

Children under 3 | FREE

Members | FREE

Active Military Personnel | FREE (with valid government ID for General Admission only)

Beginning Dec. 3 General Garden Admission will include access to Chihuly in the Desert

*General Admission does not include special events or exhibitions.

What To Bring

To fully enjoy your visit, make sure you bring these items.

Sunscreen spray

SUNSCREEN

Arizona’s weather is consistently sunny. Make sure to wear and reapply throughout your visit.

Glasses

Hat & Sunglasses

Shade your eyes so you can better take in the stunning views without squinting.

Water bottle

WATER

Bring a refillable waterbottle–the Garden has two open hydration stations.

Camera

camera

Capture all the of the beautiful plants and animals you’ll see.

Shoe

comfortable shoes

The trails are easy to walk, but you’ll definitely want comfortable footwear.

path

A Face Mask

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. 

Visit like a pro

Check out these tips to maximize your experience.

plan your adventure

Check out our current trail map before you visit.

Family Exploring Wildflower Trail at Desert Botanical Garden
Delicious food in the tray

Plan a meal here

Explore our current dining offerings while you visit.

Get your shop on

Visit the Garden Shop during your Garden visit.

Arrangements of cloths in drawer
Kid in the pram with family in the garden

Garden accessibility

The Garden is fully accessible via wheelchair, and most trails are stroller friendly. Scooters can be reserved for $35.95 for non-members and $30.95 for members. Reservations are complimentary to members at the Cholla level and above. Please contact the Call Center at 480.941.1225 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily to make a reservation. Wheelchairs and electric scooters will be sanitized after each use. The Garden cannot rent strollers for children under 2 years old. First-come, first-served basis.

WHAT TO LEAVE AT HOME

Dog

PETS OR THERAPY ANIMALS*

Basket

PICNICKING ITEMS

Gun

WEAPONS OR FIREARMS

* Only service dogs or miniature horses are allowed. If you would like to bring your dog to the Garden, please visit Dog Days in the Garden.

Ready to Spend a Day at the Garden?

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ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR MEMBERS & GENERAL ADMISSION.
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The Garden closes every day in December at 4 p.m. and reopens at 5:30 p.m. for Luminaria. Please note on Dec. 1, the Garden closes at noon for a private event.