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Upcoming Events & Family Events in Phoenix

Flashlight Tours

Saturday nights | June 1 - August 31 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Every Saturday night through Aug. 31, summer nights shine with Flashlight Tours. All ages will have a blast getting hands-on during this self-guided nocturnal adventure through the Garden. Check out the night blooming plants, animals that come out after-dark plus grab some food and drink and chill out.

Music in the Garden Fall 2019

Oct. 4 - Nov. 22, 2019

Desert Botanical Garden presents a spectacular lineup of talent at the Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series. Ullman Terrace provides an unmatchable backdrop of mature saguaros and other desert plants as audiences ages 21 and up enjoy the sounds of beloved favorites and discover new talent.

Dogs' Day in the Garden

Nov 16, 2019

The Garden is going to the dogs! Meet other dog lovers, heel for family photos, learn about local dog-related nonprofits, shop and enjoy samples with your pup.

3rd Annual Conservation Celebration Luncheon

Nov 21, 2019

Please join Desert Botanical Garden at the 3rd Annual Conservation Celebration luncheon to benefit the Central Arizona Conservation Alliance (CAZCA) initiative.

Tancer Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring: Guillermo “Gil” Penalosa

Feb 3, 2020

Founder and chair of 80 Cities and the first Ambassador for World Urban Parks, Guillermo “Gil” Penalosa comes to the Garden to deliver his innovative vision to create vibrant cities and healthy communities for all.

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Gertrude’s restaurant is closed for renovations but will reopen for indoor dining in early Fall and patio dining mid-November.