Special Events

Tohono Chul Hosts a variety of special events through the year. From the ever popular Holiday Nights to the quintessential Bloom Night there is always something going on. Below is a list of our most popular events throughout the year.

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Easter and Mother’s Day Brunches – Keeping traditions alive at the Garden Bistro

Easter | Sunday | April 5 | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | $44.95++ per person | $13.95++ children 10 and under | Children under 5 complimentary

Mother’s Day | Sunday | May 10 | 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | $44.95++ per person | $13.95++ children 10 and under | Children under 5 complimentary

Spring is the season of renewal and honoring the moms in our lives. What better way of celebrating Easter and Mother’s Day than a brunch at the Garden Bistro? Known for its made-to-order egg station featuring omelets and signature quiches, carved roasts and perfectly prepared seafood and sides, it’s the perfect place to honor your family’s traditions or start new ones. Oh, and don’t forget the out-of-this-world dessert buffets with freshly made scrumptious delights.Call 520.333.9209 to make reservations.


Tohono Chul Presents – Sundays in the Garden

Every Sunday in April | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Performance Garden

April 5 | JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL with Darryl White & Dean Theodosian

April 12 | LATIN GUITAR with Daniel Rosales

April 19 | LATIN GUITAR with Eduardo Minozzi Costa

April 26 | CLASSICAL GUITAR with Kathy Acosta Zavala

Featuring Musical Performances by UA School of Music | No-Host Bar | nibbles in the garden | Specials at the Garden Bistro | Free with cost of admission


Tohono Chul Tai Chi

Fridays | January 2 – July  31| 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. | Children’s Ramada

Discover Yang style Tai Chi and Qigong yi Jin Jing in an ongoing program suitable for beginners and conducted by Master Zhao of the Tucson Sino Martial Arts Club. Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into an elegant form of exercise that many use to help reduce stress, relieve the stiffness of arthritis and promote overall good health. Qigong is a complementary practice that focuses on the extension of ligaments, tendons and muscles to improve circulation and joint health. Be inspired by master level instruction and enjoy improved health and fitness and new, lasting friendships. Students pay instructor directly.$12 members per class | $12 plus the cost of admission for the general public


Butterflies of Tohono Chul

Sept. – Nov. & Mar. – May | Saturdays at 11 a.m

Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies! Free with admission.


National Public Gardens Day

Friday | May 8

Free admission in celebration of National Public Gardens Day.


Mother’s Day

Sunday | May 10

Free admission for all mothers and grandmothers.