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Luminaria Nights

December 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - December 11, 2016 @ 8:30 pm

luminariaCroppedDecember 2nd, 3rd, 4th & December 9th, 10th, 11th;  2016

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

$13 Adults, $7.50 Children

$10 TBG Members, $4 Member Children

Tickets available in the Gardens Gift Shop or at the door.


Luminaria Nights returns to Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Join us in celebrating the magic of the season.  New this year will be the exhibit Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, which adds another level of beauty and wonder to explore!



During the first two weekends of December, come to the Gardens and experience this Tucson tradition.  Take a stroll down a path lit with traditional luminarias and delight in the trees and decorations lit with thousands of twinkling lights.  There will be different performances every night featuring local musicians, dancers and school groups.  Food and drinks in flavors that reflect the season will be available from our very own Cafe Botanica and Gallery of Food.

For the Entertainment Schedule, Week One, click here…

For the Entertainment Schedule, Week Two, click here…

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Just Announced!

Sign up for a Family Membership while attending Luminaria Nights and be entered to win a ride on the Polar Express!

Thnylife-logoanks to a generous sponsorship from the Tucson office of New York Life, anyone signing up for a Family Membership during Luminaria Nights will be entered to win a pack of four tickets (2 Adult, 2 Child) on the 2017 Polar Express Train of the Grand Canyon Railway!

Ask about this magical offer at the Gardens Gift Shop or contact our Membership Department at 520-326-9686, ex. *13 or membership@tucsonbotanical.org




Please be aware:

During Luminaria Nights, the Tucson Botanical Gardens parking lot will only be available for passenger drop-off and Handicapped Parking.  All visitors may find parking in the surrounding neighborhoods and in the Fry’s Shopping Center to the north of the Gardens.  There will be Gardens Staff, volunteers and Officers of the Tucson Police Department to assist with traffic flow and ensure pedestrian safety.

Thank You For Your Patience and Have a Safe and Happy Holidays!


December 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
December 11, 2016 @ 8:30 pm