The mission of Tohono Chul Park is to enrich people's lives by connecting them with the wonders of nature, art and culture in the Sonoran Desert region and inspiring wise stewardship of the natural world.

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Name a bee and send it to Camp Mok Chi’, where your bee will learn botanical identification, woodworking, & vegetation maintenance. Your adoption includes an exclusive invitation to our Pollinator Party on June 24 with Edible Baja Arizona!

Desert Discovery Days

Desert Discovery Days

June | Tuesdays | 8-10 am

Round up the kids this June for our summer series featuring bats, saguaros, pollinators, reptiles & monsoons. Best for grades K-4. Call to register & space is limited. Free for members and children | regular admission for non-member adults.

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Bloom Night

Coming Soon!

Each year, for one evening only, Tohono Chul opens its doors to visitors from around the world to experience the mystery, majesty and beauty of the Queen of the Night, the night-blooming cereus Peniocereus greggii.


Weird and Wonderful

Friday, July 29 – Saturday, July 30

Independent growers from around the Southwest showcase their weird and wonderful wares!

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Reptile Ramble

Fridays | 10 a.m. |April - June

Experience the Sonoran Desert’s variety of scaled and slithery creatures from snakes and lizards to tortoises and turtles. Presentation teaches the essentials in understanding reptiles.



Discover one of the world's great botanical gardens in your own backyard! Over 49 acres of trails gardens, and unique Sonoran Desert Habitat await you.


Art Galleries

Tohono Chul has three distinct art galleries throughout the gardens featuring ever changing exhibits showcasing local and regional artists.

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Explore the diverse culture of the Sonoran Desert through our multiple galleries, themed museum shops, many special events and sales, or even a hearty meal in our Garden Bistro.

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Enjoy a variety of benefits, including the joy of knowing that your membership supports one of the Southwest's most treasured natural and cultural resources!

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Growers from around the Southwest are showcasing their weird and wonderful wares!

Monsoon Madness

Round up the kids this June for our summer series featuring bats, saguaros, pollinators, reptiles & monsoons.

Desert Discovery Days

Get engaged with everything from Southwest crafts to culture.

Classes, Lectures & Workshops

For one evening only the Queen of the Night blooms. Sign up for Bloom Watch.

Bloom Night