Garden will close early at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 2 and closed Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4 all day due to Devour Culinary Classic

Desert Night Cinema

March 15, 2018 - June 14, 2018
  • Thursdays: March 15, April 12, May 10, June 14
  • Members: $14 / General Public $16
  • Child Members: $10 / Child General: $12
  • Special Event Settings: 

    Questions

    Call: 480 481.8188 Visit the Admissions Box Office 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily

    Roll-out your picnic blanket and enjoy silver screen hits under the desert night sky. Before the movie starts, watch live entertainment and participate in fun movie related activities. Purchase a bite to eat and a yummy drink while you sit back and watch your favorite stars in an unbeatable outdoor Garden setting.

    Every Desert Night Cinema has a seasonal theme and you can help the Garden decide which movie to feature! Each month, we are inviting Garden members and social media followers to vote for the movie that they wish to see. Keep an eye out for Garden Enews Letters to hit your inbox or follow the Garden on Facebook to place your vote!

    For more infromation, download the Desert Night Cinema FAQ.

    Entertainment

    Thursday, March 15 – Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    Members and fans have voted and "The Sandlot" (1993) is the winner! Come in your cuffed jeans and baseballs tees and grab a pair of black rimmed glasses on your way in. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to find your perfect viewing spot and purchase food and drink. JesterZ Improv will keep you laughing from 6:30-7:30 p.m. You may even lock-eyes with Wendy Peffercorn as she keeps an eye on the crowd. It’s sure to be a night that you will remember "FORR-EV-ERR."

    Tickets to Desert Night Cinema include admission to the Garden.

    Thursday, April 12 – Space Cadets

    • Movie: TBD
    • Entertainment: JesterZ Improv Comedy, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Food Trucks: Short Leash Hot Dogs, Left Coast Burritos, Cactus Corn Kettle Corn

    Thursday, May 10 – Summer Dreamin’

    • Movie: TBD
    • Entertainment: JesterZ Improv Comedy, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Food Trucks: Short Leash Hot Dogs, Triple Dot Empanadas, Cactus Corn Kettle Corn

    Thursday, June 14 – Monsoon Chasing

    • Movie: TBD
    • Entertainment: JesterZ Improv Comedy, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Food Trucks: Short Leash Hot Dogs, Hummus Express Mediterranean, Cactus Corn Kettle Corn

    The Fine Print

    Seating is first come, first serve. No chairs higher than 6 inches off the ground and only allowed in the designated seating area. No outside food or beverage.