Press Releases

DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN’S ICONIC HOLIDAY TRADITION RETURNS

October 6, 2017

Phoenix, October 6, 2017 – Desert Botanical Garden welcomes you to its iconic holiday event – Las Noches de las Luminarias – set for Nov. 24 through Dec. 30.

Desert Botanical Garden and Ballet Arizona present MOMIX’s Opus Cactus

September 25, 2017

Phoenix, September 20, 2017 – After a 5-year hiatus, Ballet Arizona and Desert Botanical Garden are collaborating again for the return of MOMIX’s Opus Cactus for three performances only, Jan. 12-13, 2018 in the magical setting of the Orpheum Theatre.

The 2018 Devour Culinary Classic Will Blossom into Entirely New Food and Beverage Experience at Desert Botanical Garden

September 7, 2017

Phoenix, Arizona (August 31, 2017) - The most anticipated culinary event in the region, Devour Culinary Classic brings together the culinary and beverage leaders that are establishing Arizona as a sought-after destination. An annually award-winning event, the Devour Culinary Classic has been named Best Southwestern Culinary Festival by the New York Times, Best Food Festival by Phoenix Magazine, Best Culinary Festival from the Phoenix New Times, and Best Food Event from azcentral.

Desert Botanical Garden Announces New Fall Festival “Strange Garden” Creeping in on Oct. 27-28

August 17, 2017

A new fall family experience is creeping into Desert Botanical Garden. Halloween-lovers of all-ages are invited to encounter weird sights, fun tricks, enchanting creatures and other alluring curiosities. 

Experience Fall’s Music in the Garden Concert Series

August 14, 2017

Desert Botanical Garden announced its fall lineup in its highly anticipated Music in the Garden concert series. This series is the only place to see local and national musicians perform live in the Garden’s iconic desert venue.

15th Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration

August 14, 2017

On November 4&5, Desert Botanical Garden celebrates its 15th Annual Día de los Muertos Celebration by welcoming visitors to this two-day family-friendly festival that explores the meaning of the Day of the Dead holiday.

Desert Botanical Garden’s Popular Plant Sale Returns

August 14, 2017

Celebrate gardening season at Desert Botanical Garden’s Fall Plant Sale. As temperatures cool down, fall is the perfect time for upgrading your home landscape with new desert plants. 

Desert Botanical Garden Announces Fall Season’s Exhibits And Events

August 10, 2017

Desert Botanical Garden is announcing its fall season with a dazzling array of exhibitions and events to help you enjoy the beauty of the desert. 

Jun Kaneko Sculpture Exhibit at Desert Botanical Garden Opens October 13

June 19, 2017

Bold, colorful and monumental are all words that describe the work of ceramic artist Jun Kaneko, and visitors of Desert Botanical Garden will see his work on display Oct. 13 through May 13. Kaneko’s exhibition at the Garden will include approximately 20 large-scale ceramic and bronze sculptures placed along the Garden’s trails.

Phoenix Artist Larry Kornegay Plans Exhibit at Desert Botanical Garden Opening September 22

June 19, 2017

Phoenix based designer and sculptor Larry Kornegay who creates sculpture, graphic artistry, sign painting and fine art painting, will have more than 20 pieces on display at Desert Botanical Garden beginning September 22 through January 7.