OPEN DAILY 8 A.M.|7 A.M. FOR MEMBERS WED. & SUN.

Electric Desert

A light and sound experience by Klip Collective

Find Your Event

In search of a stroller-friendly day with the family, the perfect date-night spot, or a place to enjoy the local music scene? Look no further than the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.

Cocoon | A Space for Garden Play

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to launch the Cocoon, a place for garden play where young visitors and the young at heart can build, create and explore in a brand new hands-on space.  Cocoon is every Saturday and Sunday.

Dinner on the Desert 2019

Join us on April 27, 2019, from 6-11 p.m., for Dinner on the Desert at Desert Botanical Garden.

Lit & Sip

Just when you thought Electric Desert couldn’t get any more extra, join us each month this spring for Lit & Sip.

Childsplay: The Girl Who Swallowed A Cactus

When school is out, there’s nothing to do and the desert sun beats down hot. Sheila and her friends find themselves in search of something – anything – interesting to explore.

Eroica by Ballet Arizona

A presentation of movement and sound on a stage that embraces the desert, the Garden provides a stunning backdrop to pair with Andersen’s most enchanting choreography.

Make A Date To Visit

See the daily lineup of activities, exhibits, events and classes at the Garden.

Wed 24 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Thu 25 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Fri 26 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Sat 27 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to launch the Cocoon, a place for garden play where young visitors and the young at heart can build, create and explore in a brand new hands-on space.  Cocoon is every Saturday and Sunday.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets

Join us on April 27, 2019, from 6-11 p.m., for Dinner on the Desert at Desert Botanical Garden.

Info & Tickets
Sun 28 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to launch the Cocoon, a place for garden play where young visitors and the young at heart can build, create and explore in a brand new hands-on space.  Cocoon is every Saturday and Sunday.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Mon 29 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets
Bird in the garden

Join expert birders along the Garden trails. Everyone is welcome, including first-time birders.

Mondays

October – April: 8 a.m. |

May – September: 7 a.m.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Tue 30 Apr, 2019
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
New Bloom by Michelle Stitzlein at Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets

Explore The Beauty

Think the desert is all dirt and tumbleweeds? Think again. Desert Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of cactus, trees and flowers from all around the world spread across 55 acres in Phoenix, Arizona.

All It Takes Is One Visit

“I never imagined a desert being as beautiful as this botanical garden showed me it is… One of my favorite encounters was the butterfly enclosure … (perfect photo opp!)”

– Ashley P., Visitor from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Experience The Garden As A Member

“I’ve been a member for almost 7 years it’s that good. I love taking visitors there and it keeps evolving. The art exhibits that change throughout the gardens are always fun and beautiful. Perfect place to get away while in the city and totally worth visiting if you’re from out of town!”

– William M., Member from Phoenix, AZ

Giving To The Garden

“Desert Botanical Garden is an extremely thoughtful place with the most wonderful living art collection on the planet. We are very happy to be a part of this amazing culture.”

– Patrons Circle Member, Stacey H.

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The Garden and Garden Shop will close at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 for a special event. Last admission will be 11 a.m. Gertrude's restaurant will close at 3 p.m.