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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 an event, explore an exhibit or simply roam to enjoy the Garden’s beauty. Check out our admission prices and daily hours of operation.
October 1, 2019
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Mighty monarch butterflies return to Desert Botanical Garden. Experience a diverse kaleidoscope of butterflies from the Southwest, and discover the…Find out more »
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Hours & Admission
Current HOURS FOR GENERAL ADMISSION
Daily | 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
The Garden opens an hour early Wednesdays and Sundays for members. (7 a.m.)
The Garden hosts Community Day the second Tuesday of every month, where admission is complimentary. Parking is limited and does reach capacity. To guarantee admission, please use alternative transportation. Visit valleymetro.org (bus route #56) for more information on public transportation to Desert Botanical Garden.
Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 28)
Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
Feb. 22 – 23, 2020
Nov. 29 – 30, 2019; Dec. 6 – 8, 13 – 15, 17 – 24, 26 – 31, 2019: Garden closes at 4 p.m., last general admission at 3 p.m.
Feb. 21, 2020: Closes at 3 p.m., last general admission at 2 p.m.
March 27, 2020: Closes at 3 p.m., last general admission at 2 p.m.
April 25, 2020: Closes at noon, last general admission at 11 a.m.
Visit For The Day
General Admission | $24.95 – $29.95
Youth 3 – 17 | $12.95 – $14.95
Children under 3 – FREE
Members – FREE
Active Military Personnel – FREE (with valid government ID for General Admission only)
*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.
Hat & Sunglasses
Shade your eyes so you can better take in the stunning views without squinting.
Bring more than you think you’ll need, and visit the Hydration Stations throughout the Garden to stay hydrated.
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. Rent strollers, electric scooters, wheelchairs and umbrellas at Admissions. First-come, first-served basis.