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Summer Oasis Series: Dog Days of Summer

June 1 @ 7:30 am - September 30 @ 4:30 pm
Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, 85712
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June through September* during Garden hours  - EVERY DAY!  We’re once again celebrating the Dog Days of Summer by opening our gates to leashed dogs. Guests are welcome to bring their well-behaved dogs to enjoy your Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson. Dog Admission is $3 per dog, per visit. Or purchase a Dog Membership for $20, and receive these fantastic benefits: Unlimited daily admission for your dog during the summer months (June through September) Regular dog admission is $3…

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Summer Oasis Series

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

All Summer Long! Jun. 1 through Sep. 30* The Tucson Botanical Gardens' ever-popular Summer Oasis Series is back for 2017!  Extended hours, Dog Days and the cool of the desert evening, you'll find everything you need to survive the summer at your Urban Oasis in the Heart of Tucson!   Back for 2017:   Twilight Thursdays and Frida Fridays: Every Thursday and Friday evening the Gardens will remain open to 8 p.m. for guests to relax after the heat of…

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Summer Oasis Series: Twilight Thursdays

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - September 28 @ 8:00 pm

Twilight Thursdays at Tucson Botanical Gardens Thursdays through the Summer, 5 - 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors, Military; $5 Children ages 4 to 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation and Members. Enjoy Summer nights at the Tucson Botanical Gardens!  As part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens' Summer Oasis Series, every Thursday evening the Gardens will open for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun.  Cafe Botanica will be open and serving…

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Summer Oasis Series: Al Fresco Fridays

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - September 29 @ 8:00 pm

  Every Friday through Sep. 29, 5 to 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors and Military; $5 Children ages 4 - 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation and Gardens Members. As part of our Summer Oasis Series, enjoy the cool of the evening and the Gardens after dark at Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Every Friday night the Gardens will open for guests to enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense summer sun.  Cafe Botanica will be open…

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Fourth Friday Farmers’ & Artisans’ Market at the Gardens

June 23 @ 5:00 pm - October 27 @ 8:00 pm

Fourth Friday Farmers' & Artisans' Market at Tucson Botanical Gardens with Jun. 23, Jul. 28, Aug. 25, Sep. 22, Oct. 27 5 to 8 p.m. FREE to attend Farmers' Market, Gardens Admission not Included Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to host a Farmers' and Artisans' Market brought to us by FoodInRoot, the same folks who organize the St. Phillip's Plaza and Second Saturdays Markets. Enjoy browsing selections from Tucson's most creative artists and craftspeople, pick up fresh produce for weekend…

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September 2017

Member Appreciation Night

September 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Saturday, September 30th 5 - 8 p.m. Butterfly Magic, Member Preview: 6 - 7 p.m. Tucson Botanical Gardens would like to welcome all of our current members to a special evening to show our appreciation for their continued support.  As a heartfelt thank you, we're offering a night of exclusive access to the Gardens and a special sneak preview to this season's Butterfly Magic Exhibit!  This is your chance to experience Butterfly Magic before it opens to the general public.…

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October 2017

Butterfly Magic: A Tropical Wonderland in Tucson!

October 1, 2017 @ 9:30 am - May 31, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

October through May 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily Included with Gardens admission This October, not only will we be unveiling our blockbuster exhibit, Origami in the Garden, but we will also see the return of Butterfly Magic to the Gardens’ Cox Butterfly and Orchid Pavilion!  Always a favorite with first-time visitors and Garden Regulars alike, Butterfly Magic is a fully immersive experience that surrounds you with rare butterflies, tropical plants and orchids in bloom.  Also on view is our…

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Butterfly Affaire: Origami in the Garden

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, 85712
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  Turn your Butterfly Affaire Gala into a weekend staycation at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort! Buy your gala tickets between Sept. 13th and Sept. 30th and you will automatically be entered for a 2-night staycation for 2 at Hacienda Del Sol on October 7th and 8th, 2017.  Experience the embodiment of Tucson's rich past and vibrant present with a getaway to Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. A perfectly preserved historic landmark, this boutique retreat authentically delivers impeccable…

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Origami in the Garden

October 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am - April 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

October 9, 2017 to April 1, 2018 Available Daily During Garden Hours Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to present the exhibit Origami in the Garden2, a display of larger-than-life sculptures incorporating a traditional form of artistic expression surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper that has been transformed into museum quality metal and tells the story of creativity and the art of making something out of nothing.…

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Manabu Saito

October 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am - April 1, 2018 @ 4:30 pm

Manabu Saito October 9, 2017 to April 1, 2018 Available during Gardens Hours Included with Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens is honored to present the work of artist and illustrator Manabu Saito in Porter Hall Gallery. This exhibit features original watercolors and drawings as well as limited edition prints, chosen from a lifetime of influence in the world of Botanical Illustration.

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