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Butterfly Magic: A Tropical Wonderland in Tucson!

October 1, 2016 @ 9:30 am - May 31, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
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  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, Frida: Art, Garden, Life, 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.  New this season is…

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Twilight Thursdays

October 6, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Twilight Thursdays Every Thursday Night, 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Adult Admission: $13; Student, Senior, Military: $12; Children 4-17: $7.50 Members, children 3 & under and visitors with a Cafe Botanica reservation* are free *Visitors with a Cafe reservation may enter the Gardens anytime after 3 p.m. Twilight Thursdays are now a permanent part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens' schedule! Due to the popularity of Twilight Thursdays during our Summer Oasis Series, Tucson Botanical Gardens has extended this event to…

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Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life

October 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - August 31, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
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October 10th, 2016 - May 31st, 2017 Extended to Aug. 31st, 2017! Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens is honored to host the New York Botanical Garden’s blockbuster exhibit: Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life. This exhibit examines Kahlo’s work, life and influence through the lens of the plants and nature that surrounded her.  Tucson Botanical Gardens was selected as the only institution to receive this extraordinary exhibition designed by one of the world’s premier botanical gardens, the New York…

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Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray

October 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - August 31, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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        Porter Hall Gallery and Etherton Gallery present: Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray October 10, 2016 - May 31, 2017  Extended through August 31, 2017! Included with Gardens Admission Tucson Botanical Gardens and Etherton Gallery, as part of the blockbuster exhibit Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life, are collaborating to bring the photography show Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray, to the Porter Hall Gallery. Frida: Portraits by Nickolas Muray, features vivid color photographs of Mexico’s most famous female painter…

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Frida Fridays

October 14, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - May 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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Every Friday Evening During the Blockbuster Exhibit 4:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. $13 Adults, $12 Students Seniors and Military, $7.50 Children ages 4 – 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation* and TBG Members *Visitors with a Cafe reservation may enter the Gardens anytime after 3 p.m. Photo of Frida Kahlo Museum, Courtesy of Dan Chavez Enjoy the cool of a Sonoran Desert evening while taking in the beauty of Frida Kahlo's Garden after dark.  The Tucson Botanical Gardens…

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Frida al Fresco

January 27 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 8:00 pm
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Select Friday Evenings: Jan. 27, Feb. 24, Mar. 24, Apr. 28, May 26 5 - 8 p.m. Now that Frida Fridays are a permanent part of the Tucson Botanical Gardens’ schedule, it’s only appropriate that once a month, we celebrate Frida in a major way!  Starting Jan. 27, and continuing on the fourth Friday of every month, the Gardens will be the center of all things Frida Kahlo.  There will be performances, food and festive refreshments that bring Frida Kahlo’s…

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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
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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
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Twilight Thursdays at the Tucson Botanical Gardens Thursdays through the Summer, 5 - 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors, Military; $5 Children. 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 dinner from 5…

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Summer Oasis Series: Frida Fridays

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - August 25 @ 8:00 pm
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Now that the blockbuster exhibit Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden Life has been extended, Frida Fridays will also stay on the menu! Every Friday through Aug. 25, 5 to 8 p.m. $9 Adults; $8 Students, Seniors and Military; $7.50 Children ages 4 - 17 Free for Visitors with a Dinner Reservation and Gardens Members. Enjoy the cool of the evening and Frida after dark at Tucson Botanical Gardens!  Every Friday night the Gardens will open for guests to enjoy the lovely…

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