Press Releases

Desert Botanical Garden receives National Endowment for the Arts Our Town funding to support Spaces of Opportunity Community Garden Mural

January 10, 2017

Recently, National Endowment for the Arts Our Town funding was given to the  Desert Botanical to hire an artist to create a mural at the Desert Botanical Garden’s Spaces of Opportunity ( SPACES).

DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN’S DESERT LANDSCAPE SCHOOL OPENS NEW LEARNING LAB THIS SPRING CLASS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

January 4, 2017

For ten years, the Desert Botanical Garden’s Desert Landscape School has provided education on all aspects of desert landscape installation and maintenance for Garden members and the general public.

Corks & Cactus

December 7, 2016

Sample, sip and savor your way through the splendor of the Desert Botanical Garden at Corks & Cactus, where boutique wines and desert beauty blend into a delightful event. 

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN SPRING CONCERT SERIES 2017

December 7, 2016

The Desert Botanical Garden much anticipated and sold-out series –Music In the Garden –returns this spring with an exciting and diverse lineup of talented performers. 

Dogs' Day in the Garden

December 6, 2016

It’s time once again for Dog’s Day in the Garden at the renowned Desert Botanical Garden. Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden.

The Seasonal Table Dinner Series at the Desert Botanical Garden

December 4, 2016

The Seasonal Table dinner series at the Desert Botanical Garden feature a four-course dinner of fresh, locally sourced seasonal cuisine with wine pairings.

Desert Botanical Garden Hosts Conserve The Preserves Luncheon to Benefit Central Arizona Conservation Alliance

November 29, 2016

The Desert Botanical Garden is bringing renowned scientist and wild-nature advocate Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols to the Garden for a luncheon on February 9 to spark conversation about the greatest love story ever told¬—our love of the natural world. 

Desert Botanical Garden Breaks Ground on Butterfly Exhibit

November 16, 2016

The Desert Botanical Garden is pleased to announce it is breaking ground on a new, expanded butterfly exhibit on November 16, 2016. Opening in March 2017, the new Butterfly Pavilion will be located on the Harriet K. Maxwell Desert Wildflower Loop Trail and will feature hundreds of live butterflies, as well as a caterpillar nursery and emergence chamber.

Las Noches de las Luminarias

October 31, 2016

Festive. Delightful. Intimate. This is how our guests describe Las Noches de las Luminarias. Enjoy this total holiday experience while you stroll among thousands of white twinkle lights and 8,000 hand lit luminaria bags.

Dogs’ Day in the Garden

September 20, 2016

The Desert Botanical Garden is pleased to announce Dogs’ Day in the Garden. Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden.