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History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

History of Las Noches de las Luminarias

Desert Botanical Garden’s longest-running tradition is Las Noches de las Luminarias (Luminaria). On a cold December night back in 1978, volunteers and staff worked to light 700 luminarias and welcome 600 guests for a one-night experience at the Garden. The idea for...

Las Noches de las Luminarias | 2020

  Experience the simplicity and beauty of Las Noches de las Luminarias this holiday season with 8,000 flickering luminarias and twinkling lights throughout the Garden. Enjoy a festive drink while listening to holiday melodies.   Member-Only: Dec. 4 – 6...
Las Noches de las Luminarias | Through The Years

Las Noches de las Luminarias | Through The Years

Since 1978, nearly 2 million Garden visitors have made Las Noches de las Luminarias a part of their holiday tradition. What began as an idea from former Executive Director Rodney Engard, Garden staff and volunteers to create a Southwestern holiday event that also was...
Keeping The Tradition Aglow

Keeping The Tradition Aglow

Header Photo: paylerphotographics Desert Botanical Garden is honored you have made Las Noches de las Luminarias your holiday tradition over the decades. Much like the Garden, Luminaria has a rich history rooted in humble beginnings. What started off with homemade...
Las Noches de las Luminarias

Las Noches de las Luminarias

Tickets on sale now.  For 25 or more tickets, call 480.481.8104. Ask about private rental options. A limited quantity of electric scooters and wheelchairs can be reserved in advance on a first-come, first-served basis at 480.941.1225. Celebrate the spirit of the...
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The Garden will be closed to the public July 4-11. We look forward to seeing you again on July 12.

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