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Summer Oasis Series

June 1, 2016 @ 7:30 am - September 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm

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All Summer Long!

June 1st through September 30th

The Tucson Botanical Gardens’ ever-popular Summer Oasis Series is back for 2016!  Extended hours, Dog Days and the cool of the desert evening, you’ll find everything you need to survive the summer at your Oasis in the Heart of Tucson!


Back for 2016:


  • Twilight visitThursdays and al Fresco Fridays: Every Thursday and Friday evening the Gardens will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. for guests to relax after the heat of the day.   Cafe Botanica is also open late and serving a special dinner menu.  Call 520-326-9686, ext. 37 for reservations.  find out more…


  • Dog DaLawrence dog portraitys of Summer: Access for your canine companion has expanded to all day every day from June 1st through September 3oth.  Admission for dogs is $3, or purchase a Dog Membership and let your favorite pooch show their support of the Tucson Botanical Gardens!  find out more…



  • Summer ClaArtistic Expression - Uncorkedsses:  Interested in learning something new?  Check out the variety of Adult Classes we have available.  Learn how to prepare freshly harvested veggies from the Chefs at Cafe Botanica, try your hand at Reverse-Glass Painting, attend a lecture on the Pioneers of Botany, or learn about growing vegetables during Monsoon Season.  find out more…


  • Early bird on postBird Weekends:  Wake up with the birds and explore the Gardens in the cool shade of the early morning.  Every Saturday and Sunday the Tucson Botanical Gardens is open a 6:30.  It’s a perfect time for mindful walking and contemplation.  Stop by Cafe Botanica for a full breakfast or their locally famous scones and coffee!  Admission is by Donation between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m.   find out more…




June 1, 2016 @ 7:30 am
September 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm