Garden closes early Dec. 15-17 at 4 p.m. With Last Admission at 3 p.m. Due to Las Noches De Las Luminarias.

Las Noches de las Luminarias

November 24, 2017 - December 30, 2017
  • 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • Nov. 24 & 25, Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-30.

  • Select date to purchase tickets
    Special Event Settings: 

    Season for Sharing Donation

    When you purchase a Luminaria ticket, you can also help those in need by adding a donation to Season for Sharing. Season for Sharing funds local nonprofits like Desert Botanical Garden's Sonoran Desert Adventure program, which provides learning experiences for Pre K through 8 teachers and students.

    Questions

    This year, the Garden will be aglow for 21 magical evenings and will feature more than 8,000 hand lit luminaria bags, thousands of white twinkle lights and the sights and sounds of 10 unique entertainment ensembles, including local favorite, Simply Three. Experience the bold, monumental sculptures of Japanese American artist Jun Kaneko throughout Garden trails. Enjoy dinner at the Garden with family and friends, and stroll each path with a warm cup of cider or cocoa. The southwest elegance and beauty of the Garden at night, will remind you of what the season is all about.

    Ticket Information

    Members

    • On sale Now!
    • Adults: $25 | Children (3-12): $10, children under 3 free.

    General Public

    Become a member to save money & enjoy the Garden for a year!

    • On sale Now!
    • Adults: $30 | Children (3-12): $12.50, children under 3 free.

    Groups of 25+

    Call 480 481.8104 for a group discount.

    Entertainment*

    All acts performing nightly unless otherwise noted. 

    • Mariachi Pasión & Ballet Folklorico Quetzalli
    • Run Boy Run | Americana Bluegrass
    • Traveler featuring Scott Jeffers | World Fusion Music
    • Simply Three | Classical Crossover (all nights excluding Nov. 24 -25 and Dec. 23-26)
    • The Sugar Thieves | Delta Blues and Americana (Nov. 24-25, Dec. 23, 26)
    • Mother Road Trio | Blues, Swing and Gypsy Soul (all evenings except Dec. 9)
    • The Sahnas Brothers | Spanish and Mediterranean Fusion (Dec. 9)
    • Salt River Brass | Classical and holiday
    • Liberty Wildlife | Raptors of Arizona
    • Yellowbird/ Duncan Family | Apache Winter Stories & Native Flute
    • Cowboy and Cowgirl Stories | Arizona & Western Songs and Stories
      • Sue Harris (Nov. 24-25)
      • Dolan Ellis - Arizona's Official Balladeer (Dec. 1-10)
      • Sid Hausman (Dec. 15-30)
    • Explora Un Tesoro En El Desierto | Meet the on-air Talent of Univision (Dec. 17)

    Handbell Ensembles

    • Handbell Ringers of Sun City
      • Nov. 24 & 25
    • Desert Bells International
      • Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29
    • Bells of Joy
      • Dec. 3 & 21
    • Camelback Bible Church
      • Dec. 15 & 19
    • Bells of Praise
      • Dec. 16
    • Dayspring Bells
      • Dec. 17
    • Rhapsody Handbells
      • Dec. 20 & 30

    *Programming subject to change. 

    Dining & Beverage Options

    • Gertrude’s, reservations recommended at 480 719.8600 or gertrudesrestaurant.net.
    • The Patio Café
    • Purchase wine by the glass, bottle or flight at our seasonal boutique wine store.

    Dorrance Hall Buffet

    • $22 per Adult – inclusive of tax
    • $12 per Child – inclusive of tax

    Purchase meal tickets in advance or at the Admissions Box Office.

    Catered by 

    Fabulous Food Fine Catering and Events

    Sponsor a luminaria tribute bag

    Sponsor a luminaria bag in honor or in memory of a loved one and your personal message will be displayed on the bag throughout the run of Las Noches de las Luminarias. Sponsorship begins at $100 per bag. Click here to purchase.

    Season for Sharing

    When you purchase a Luminaria ticket, you can also help those in need by adding a donation to Season for Sharing. Season for Sharing funds local nonprofits like Desert Botanical Garden's Sonoran Desert Adventure program, which provides learning experiences for Pre K through 8 teachers and students.

     


    Special thanks to our sponsors: 

            

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