The Garden is Open
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.
May 3, 2022
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Chihuly in the Desert showcases Dale Chihuly’s stunning, large-scale installations nestled among the Garden’s world-class collection of desert plants.…Find out more »
Advance Ticket reservations are required.
We look forward to seeing you Again
Hours & Admission
Current HOURS FOR GENERAL ADMISSION
March 17 – June 19
8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday – Monday
7 a.m. for members Wednesday & Sundays
Summer Operating Hours
May – September
7 a.m.-8 p.m.
6 a.m. Exclusive member entry on Sundays and Wednesdays
desert at dawn | july & August
Thursdays – Saturdays | Garden opens at 6 a.m.
Included with general admission
Allow yourself to be amazed by the spectacular view of a desert sunrise. Enjoy stunning views of saguaros bathed in early morning light, the sounds of nature and the peaceful sensation of the first hours of the day.
July 4 – 11, 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.
Arizona’s weather is consistently sunny. Make sure to wear and reapply throughout your visit.
Bring a refillable waterbottle–the Garden has two open hydration stations.
Hat & Sunglasses
Shade your eyes so you can better take in the stunning views without squinting.
Capture all the of the beautiful plants and animals you’ll see.
The trails are easy to walk, but you’ll definitely want comfortable footwear.
Visit like a pro
Check out these tips to maximize your experience.
The Garden is fully accessible via wheelchair, and most trails are stroller friendly. Scooters can be rented for $35.95 for non-members and $30.95 for members. Wheelchairs and electric scooters will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at admissions and will be sanitized after each use. The Garden cannot rent strollers for children under 2 years old.