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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Fall Plant Sale

Member’s Preview | Wed | Oct 12 | 12–6pm
General Public | Sat | Oct 15 | 9am–5pm & Sun | Oct 16 | 10am–4pm

Experience a botany bonanza of native, cold-hardy, & arid-adapted plants. Ask our experts all of your burning botanical questions in a festival atmosphere.

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Chiles & Chocolate Festival

Fri. and Sat. | Oct. 28 and 29 | 9am-4pm
Now - Sept. 30 | $3 members, $12 gp
After Oct. 1 | $5 members, $15 gp

Savor chile and chocolate inspired culinary delights, live music, local artists, free face painting, and more! Kids under age 12 free entry.

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Reptile Ramble

Fridays | 10 a.m. | August - October

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.

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Nature

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.

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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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Culture

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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A botanical bonanza in a festival atmosphere. This year, starring aloes of all varieties!

Fall Plant Sale

Join us for traditional and original stories about the desert and its creatures under the Children’s Ramada.

Stories in the Garden

 
Get engaged with everything from Southwest crafts to culture.

Classes, Lectures & Workshops

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with culinary delights, live music, local artists, free face painting and more!

Chiles & Chocolate