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Bloom Watch

Each year, for one evening only, visitors from around the world to experience the majestic mass blooming of the Queen of the Night, the night-blooming cereus Peniocereus greggii. Be the first to know when Bloom Night happened by signing up for the newsletter and downloading our iPhone or Android app!

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Monsoon Madness

Friday | July 26 | 3 – 7 p.m.
Saturday | July 27 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Free Admission During the Sale

The monsoon season brings you more than just rain as we host local growers & nationally-renowned plant experts with their specially-selected inventory.

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$25,000 Art Grant Recipient

The Exhibits Department just received a Community Investment Grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts for the second year in a row for their arts programming and support of the local artist community!



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.

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Bottomless Mimosas & Margaritas

Join us at the Garden Bistro for bottomless prickly pear mimosas and margaritas as we celebrate the summer prickly pear harvest. Get this refreshing pink-drink deal seven days a week for $14 (with entrée purchase).


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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We're the first to fly out of Arizona!

A male Monarch Butterfly, tagged November 2016 by Volunteer Pam Olson, was identified at The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in California on February 5. The butterfly had a grand 325-mile adventure! Click on the green button for more information about the SW Monarch Study!

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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.

Sign up for Bloom Watch! We’ll update you on the progress of the blossoms right up to the day we announce Bloom Night!

Bloom Watch

It’s the annual sale with over 20 vendors to help you find weird and wondrous plants.

Monsoon Madness Plant Sale

Get engaged with everything from Southwest crafts to culture.

Classes, Lectures & Workshops

We are all a buzz about our fourth annual Adopt-A-Bee, where you get to adopt and name a native bee!

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