The mission of Tohono Chul Park is to enrich people's lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature, art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world.

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Reptile Ramble

Fridays | 10 a.m. | August - October

Experience the Sonoran Desert’s variety of scaled and slithery creatures from snakes and lizards to tortoises and turtles. Presentation teaches the essentials in understanding reptiles.



Discover one of the world's great botanical gardens in your own backyard! Over 49 acres of trails gardens, and unique Sonoran Desert Habitat await you.


Art Galleries

Tohono Chul has three distinct art galleries throughout the gardens featuring ever changing exhibits showcasing local and regional artists.

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Explore the diverse culture of the Sonoran Desert through our multiple galleries, themed museum shops, many special events and sales, or even a hearty meal in our Garden Bistro.

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Enjoy a variety of benefits, including the joy of knowing that your membership supports one of the Southwest's most treasured natural and cultural resources!

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Growers from around the Southwest are showcasing their weird and wonderful wares!

Monsoon Madness

Join us for traditional and original stories about the desert and its creatures under the Children’s Ramada.

Stories in the Garden

Get engaged with everything from Southwest crafts to culture.

Classes, Lectures & Workshops

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with culinary delights, live music, local artists, free face painting and more!

Chiles & Chocolate