Spend a celestial evening experiencing the night sky at the Garden, of the best locations in the city for stargazing. We will walk to an ideal location in the Garden to explore and learn about the Sonoran sky.
Saturday nights | June 1 - August 31 | 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Garden members and children 3 years and younger are admitted free.
At Desert Botanical Garden, 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.
During the summer monsoon season sunsets glow with vibrant colors that photographers dream about and the Garden offers a great vantage point to capture them. Learn the best settings and techniques for photographing sunsets with instructor Joanne West and then use the Garden for a hands-on sunset shoot session.
Grapes flourish in the low desert, providing juicy treats in the summer heat and welcome shade when grown on an arbor. Discover which varieties grow best here and get tips for propagation, plant placement, supporting structures, watering, pruning and protecting your fruit.