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ARIZONA HOLIDAYS GLISTEN WITH 40th ANNIVERSARY OF LAS NOCHES DE LAS LUMINARIAS

October 2, 2018

PHOENIX, Sept. 5, 2018 – Desert Botanical Garden is celebrating 40 years of Las Noches de las Luminarias this December, making it one of the longest-standing holiday tradition in Arizona. This year, this festive Phoenix favorite is glowing brighter than ever with the Garden’s newest exhibition—Electric Desert | A Light and Sound Experience by Klip Collective.

Cactus and desert become a living canvas in this nighttime experience, taking visitors on an immersive journey through the Garden using light and original music for Electric Desert. This exhibition includes seven site-specific locations, with each experience inspired by and related to the Garden.

In addition to this mesmerizing exhibition, guests will experience festive musical performances by some of the Valley’s most popular bands and performers. Please visit dbg.org for more information about the artists and the dates they are performing, as well as dining options.

  • Mariachi Pasion | Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29
  • Yellowbird | Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31
  • Phoenix Astronomical Society | All Nights
  • Traveler | Dec. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29
  • Run Boy Run | Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 22, 30, 31
  • Brian Foley Movement |Nights to be Announced
  • Liberty Wildlife | All Nights
  • Poranguí | Dec. 1-18
  • Will Clipman | Dec. 7,8, 9, 10, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
  • AJ Odneal | Dec. 1
  • Ruthie Wilde and AJ Odneal | Dec. 2, 4, 6, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
  • Sahnas Brothers | Dec. 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, 18, 31
  • CelloCello! | Dec. 5
  • Ruthie Wilde and Sipho Mabingani | Dec. 11, 12, 13, 15
  • Handbell Ensembles | All Nights
    • Desert Bells International
    • Rhapsody Handbells
    • Camelback Bible Church
    • Pueblo Bells
    • Handbell Ringers of Sun City
    • Dayspring Bells
    • Mountain View Lutheran Bells of Praise
    • Bells of Joy

 

WHEN:         Dec. 1-23, 26-31 (Members only Dec. 7-9)
5:30 – 9:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ  85008

 

COST:             Tickets go on sale to Members Oct. 1 and General Public on Nov. 1
Visit dbg.org for pricing information and to purchase meal tickets.

 

TICKETS:       Admissions Box Office (7 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily) or online at dbg.org

About Desert Botanical Garden
Desert Botanical Garden features 50,000 plants from across the world. The Garden allows visitors to experience the beauty of the desert like never before. For nearly 80 years, the Garden’s commitment to the community is to advance excellence in education, research, exhibition and conservation of desert plants of the world with an emphasis on the Southwestern United States.

 

 

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