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Electric Desert

A light and sound experience by Klip Collective

Find Your Event

In search of a stroller-friendly day with the family, the perfect date-night spot, or a place to enjoy the local music scene? Look no further than the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona.

Tancer Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring: Frank Wilczek

Nobel laureate, physicist and author of “A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design,” Frank Wilczek comes to the Garden, bringing countless inspiring insights about the natural world. T

Sunday Concerts in the Garden: Jaleo Quartet

Inspired by their Colombian roots, (720) 260-3389 taps into a variety of genres, creating a wonderful blend of Latin beats.

Spring 2019 Sunday Concerts in the Garden

Spend your Sunday afternoon this spring enjoying live music in the Garden.

Sunday Concerts in the Garden: Miguel Melgoza Band

Singer-songwriter, drummer and percussionist Miguel Melgoza has already delighted Garden audiences with a mixture of originals and covers at Corks & Cactus, Agave on the Rocks and supporting other musicians at Music in the Garden.

Spring Plant Sale

Don’t let 30,000 plants intimidate you! Our on-site horticulture experts will help you find the perfect cactus, agave or ornamental to plant in your own garden.

Make A Date To Visit

See the daily lineup of activities, exhibits, events and classes at the Garden.

Tue 26 Feb, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

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Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Frank Wilczek's Tancer Speaker Series at Desert Botanical Garden

Nobel laureate, physicist and author of “A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design,” Frank Wilczek comes to the Garden, bringing countless inspiring insights about the natural world. T

Info & Tickets
Wed 27 Feb, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Thu 28 Feb, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

(205) 477-4097
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

417-363-5105
Behind-The-Scenes Tour

Learn about the sustainable horticultural practices used by the Garden, and see how we grow, study and take care of our plants.

Oct. 2 – May 9 Tuesday – Thursday | 10 a.m.

Info & Tickets
Fri 01 Mar, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

631-455-5149
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

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Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

562-753-1808
Sat 02 Mar, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

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Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
Sun 03 Mar, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

Info & Tickets
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

Info & Tickets
Jaleo at Desert Botanical Garden

Inspired by their Colombian roots, Jaleo taps into a variety of genres, creating a wonderful blend of Latin beats.

317-893-5971

Spend your Sunday afternoon this spring enjoying live music in the Garden.

Info & Tickets
Mon 04 Mar, 2019
Stitzlein at DBG

Desert Botanical Garden presents sculpture created with found materials from the imagination of artist Michelle Stitzlein. The impressive, large-scale works promote recycling through transforming simple objects into dynamic, natural forms.

Info & Tickets

Hundreds of butterflies native to the Southwest are waiting to greet you at the Garden’s Spring Butterfly Exhibit. Learn more about the butterfly life cycle in our caterpillar nursery, and don’t miss butterflies emerging from their chrysalis.

925-997-7604
cactus scenery

Explore the Garden with an expert who will help you understand the extraordinary plants of the Sonoran Desert.

DAILY | Oct. 1 – May 12 | 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. 15 visitor maximum per tour

Info & Tickets
Cactus pondering in the garden

See desert, light and sound unite in a mesmerizing display like never before, where cactus and desert become a living canvas.

(808) 656-7437
Bird in the garden

Join expert birders along the Garden trails. Everyone is welcome, including first-time birders.

Mondays

October – April: 8 a.m. |

May – September: 7 a.m.

Info & Tickets

Explore The Beauty

Think the desert is all dirt and tumbleweeds? Think again. Desert Botanical Garden is home to thousands of species of cactus, trees and flowers from all around the world spread across 55 acres in Phoenix, Arizona.

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“I never imagined a desert being as beautiful as this botanical garden showed me it is… One of my favorite encounters was the butterfly enclosure … (perfect photo opp!)”

– Ashley P., Visitor from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Experience The Garden As A Member

“I’ve been a member for almost 7 years it’s that good. I love taking visitors there and it keeps evolving. The art exhibits that change throughout the gardens are always fun and beautiful. Perfect place to get away while in the city and totally worth visiting if you’re from out of town!”

– William M., Member from Phoenix, AZ

Giving To The Garden

“Desert Botanical Garden is an extremely thoughtful place with the most wonderful living art collection on the planet. We are very happy to be a part of this amazing culture.”

– Patrons Circle Member, Stacey H.

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