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Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Then and Now

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:Then and Now

So many things have changed within and outside the Phoenix area since Desert Botanical Garden opened its doors in 1939. From technological advances to the urbanization of Papago Park, check out some of the distinction between 1939 and 2024 below.  Back to...
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden:GROWING UP IN THE GARDEN

In the late 1940s, brothers John and Arthur Earle would run around barefoot exploring their new home: Desert Botanical Garden. At the time, it was a sprawling 360-acre property (the Garden has 140 acres today) that consisted of Webster Auditorium, a small trail with a...
Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: 85 Years and Counting

Celebrating 85 Years of the Garden: 85 Years and Counting

Over the years, you’ve watched Desert Botanical Garden transform and grow. Now, as we celebrate our 85th anniversary, the Garden is excited for what the future holds and wants to recognize what we have accomplished.  In 1939, a small group of passionate local citizens...
ADVANCE TICKET RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR MEMBERS AND GENERAL PUBLIC.
Feb 23. the Garden will be closing early at 3pm (last admission at 1:30pm)
Feb 24-25 the Garden is closed to general public and only open to Devour Culinary Classic Ticket Holders.