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Desert Botanical Garden

  • 1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85008
    • Phone: (480) 941-1225
    • Toll-free: (888) 314-9480
    • Fax: (480) 481-8124
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The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world's finest collection of arid 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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  • Hours of Operation: Open daily Oct.-Apr. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. & May-Sep. 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Miles to Downtown Phoenix: 9
  • Miles to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport: 4
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Facility Info
  • Largest Room 4700
  • Reception Capacity 350
  • Theatre Capacity 400
  • Audio true
  • Max Banquet Capacity 250
  • Outdoor Banquet Capacity 250
  • Motorcoach Friendly true
  • Facility Buyout Allowed true
  • Miles to Phoenix Convention Center 9
  • Outside Entertainment Allowed true
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Outdoor 0
  • Preferred Caterers true
  • Max Reception Capacity 500
  • Outdoor Reception Capacity 275
  • Total Sq. Ft. Meeting Space, Indoor+Outdoor 0
  • Visual true
  • Wi-Fi true
  • Banquet Capacity 250
  • Number of Rooms 6
  • Classroom Capacity 120

Mighty Monarch Butterfly Exhibit

October 21, 2018 to November 18, 2018
Recurring daily
Monarch butterflies and their friends return to the Garden’s Fall Butterfly Exhibit. Take a closer look at pollinators…

Strange Garden

October 26, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Recurring daily
A new Fall family experience is creeping into the Garden and you’re invited. Join the Desert Botanical Garden at Strange Garden…
Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Garden at this two-day family-oriented festival that uses music, dance and storytelling to…

Chiles and Chocolate Festival

November 9, 2018 to November 11, 2018
Recurring daily
The Chiles and Chocolate Festival is the ideal recipe for a sweet and spicy fall. Sample and shop your way through the top…
The Garden has gone to the dogs! Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family,…

Las Noches de Las Luminarias

December 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
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This year, the Garden will be aglow for 21 magical evenings and will feature more than 8,000 hand lit luminaria bags, thousands…