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Desert Botanical Garden

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1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008Map ItPhone: 480 481-8188
Fax: 480 481-8124

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Website: www.dbg.org

The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world's finest collection of arid-land plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 desert plants on display throughout five thematic trails that illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert, and desert wildflowers. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, Gertrude's restaurant, Patio Café and the Garden's gift and plant shop.

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Proximity

  • Distance from Downtown Phoenix (in miles): 9
  • Distance from Sky Harbor International Airport (in miles): 4

Events

  1. Chihuly in the Garden

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    Discovery and surprise await you on the Garden trails. Artist Dale Chihuly returns to the Desert Botanical Garden this fall with a stunning exhibition of his extraordinary and vibrant works of art. Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art. He is renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world, in historic cities, museums and gardens. Chihuly’s work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass.

  2. Spring Butterfly Exhibit at the Desert Botanical Garden

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    Don't miss out on the chance to spend time with hundreds of fluttering butterflies in the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion at the beautiful Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix. See the butterflies up close and personal as they go about their day, sipping nectar and enjoying the sun. You might be lucky and have one land on you.

  3. Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series - Pick and Holler

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    The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of stellar talent to the Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series. Enjoy the music of beloved favorites and new performers in the most breathtaking venue in town. Featuring: Pick and Holler - Old Time Appalachian Enjoy reincarnations of old dead fiddlers and banjo pickers with a unique and enchanting old time stringband performance from Pick and Holler.

  4. Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series - Domingo DeGrazia Spanish Guitar Band

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    The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of stellar talent to the Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series. Enjoy the music of beloved favorites and new performers in the most breathtaking venue in town. Featuring: Domingo DeGrazia - Flamenco / Acoustic Guitar Domingo DeGrazia Spanish Guitar Band will bring back their Flamenco and Spanish flair to the Ullman Terrace. This impressive ensemble puts on a dynamic performance.

  5. Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series - Grupo Liberdade

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    The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of stellar talent to the Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series. Enjoy the music of beloved favorites and new performers in the most breathtaking venue in town. Featuring: Grupo Liberdade - Brazilian/ World/ Batucadad After getting people to "move their bones" during the Día de los Muertos festival last fall, the Garden is excited to bring the energizing percussion and festive Brazilian atmosphere of Grupo Liberade to Music in the Garden.

  6. Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series - Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns

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    The Desert Botanical Garden is proud to bring another season of stellar talent to the Music in the Garden Spring Concert Series. Enjoy the music of beloved favorites and new performers in the most breathtaking venue in town. Featuring: Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns - R and B/ Blues Get one last shot of cool before the hot summer months set in. Coming off their 20 year anniversary as one of the more recognizable blues bands in Arizona, Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns are excited to return to the Garden with their mix of R&B, Blues, and Funk.