Meet the Caterpillars & Butterfly Walks
Fun activities for the whole family.Learn More
Chiles & Chocolate
November 11 - 13
Sample and shop your way through the top chile and chocolate vendors in Arizona.Learn More
Music in the Garden
Tickets now on sale
Enjoy performances from local bands at the always stunning Ullman Terrace stage.Learn More
Docents and Guest Guides
Greet guests and share information about the wonders of the desert.Learn More
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In October 2015, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) released the Red List of Threatened Species. Cacti are now ranked as the fifth most threatened group of living things in the world.
Monarch butterflies are spotted in Arizona between October and April. While monarchs are not in Arizona year round, the state is in the migration path for both the western and eastern populations of monarch butterflies. Annually, these iconic insects set out on a great journey to either California or Mexico.
Desert Botanical Garden is a living museum, requiring equal parts living plants and aesthetically pleasing displays. With beauty and plant health at the forefront of our day-to-day operations, maintenance is a full-time job for the Horticulture department and their nearly 100 volunteers.
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