Sales & Special Events

Tohono Chul hosts a variety of special events throughout the year. From the ever-popular Holiday Nights to the quintessential Bloom Night there is always something going on. Below is a list of some of our upcoming events.


Spring Plant Sale

CANCELED

Given the heightened focus and quickly changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are assessing public offerings and making tough decisions about whether to cancel or postpone our programs and events so as to protect not only our members and guests, but our dedicated staff and volunteers.


Sundays in the Garden – Spring Series

CANCELED

Given the heightened focus and quickly changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are assessing public offerings and making tough decisions about whether to cancel or postpone our programs and events so as to protect not only our members and guests, but our dedicated staff and volunteers.


Sonoran Spring Gala

CANCELED

Given the heightened focus and quickly changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are assessing public offerings and making tough decisions about whether to cancel or postpone our programs and events so as to protect not only our members and guests, but our dedicated staff and volunteers.


Free Plan Your Estate Seminars

CANCELED

Given the heightened focus and quickly changing nature of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are assessing public offerings and making tough decisions about whether to cancel or postpone our programs and events so as to protect not only our members and guests, but our dedicated staff and volunteers.


Stories in the Garden

CANCELED

Tuesdays | 10 a.m. | Children’s Ramada

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


Butterflies of Tohono Chul

CANCELED

Year-round | Saturdays & Sundays at 11 a.m.

Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies! Free with admission.


Reptile Ramble

CANCELED

March 6 to May 29 | Fridays at 10 a.m. | Overlook

Learn to identify resident reptiles and find the answer to the age-old question, “Why do lizards do push-ups?” Be prepared to get to know some friendly, non-venomous snakes, and perhaps a lizard or tortoise or two. We’ll even introduce you to a few venomous reptiles as well, like a rattlesnake and maybe a Gila monster, all to illustrate how we can learn to live together in the desert. Free with admission.


Birds of Prey – Night & Day

CANCELED

February 12 to April 22 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
2nd & 4th Wednesdays | Children’s Ramada

Naturalist and wildlife rehabilitator Kathie Schroeder rejoins us with her Harris’ Hawk buddy Sueño and two new friends Poppy, the Western Screech Owl, and Banshee, the Barn Owl. Discover the different habits of birds of prey who hunt by night or by day, and get to know a collection of the most unflappable birds in town. Free with admission.