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Ceramic Show & Sale

Friday Feb. 23 – Saturday Feb. 24
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Admission During the Sale

This annual two-day sale is presented by the Southern Arizona Clay Artists! Over 30 ceramic artists from SACA offer gallery quality, functional and decorative ceramics, and live demonstrations in the Tohono Chul gardens. Functional and decorative, sublime and whimsical, there are many exquisite pieces to add to your collection.

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Mexican Crafts Sale

Friday, March 2 – Sunday, March 4
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Lomaki House

Featuring colorful Oaxacan wood carvings, Mata Ortiz pottery, & handwoven Zapotec wool rugs. Free admission during the sale!

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Spring Plant Sale

Members’ Preview: March 14 | 12 – 6 p.m.
General Public: March 17 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 18 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Whether you’re potting them or planting in the ground, the selection of over 1,200 species of native vegetation is diverse and includes plants that cannot be found anywhere else. Choose from a selection of blooming vegetation to attract such local fauna as butterflies and hummingbirds.

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Sonoran Spring Gala

Sunday | March 25 | 4 - 7 p.m. | $130

Join us in celebrating the beauty and majesty of springtime! Let the gardens of Tohono Chul charm you with fantastic fare by the Garden Bistro, refreshing libations, live music by Grupo Riken, and most importantly, good company. Please join us in savoring the sights and sounds of the season!


Sundays in the Garden

March 4, 11, 18 | April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 1:30-3pm
Free with Admission

Join us every Sunday this March and April in the Performance Garden. Treat yourself to a wonderful afternoon outdoors, sipping wine, and listening to live music. Seating is limited, so please arrive early. The concert series is brought you in part by the Tucson Guitar Society.



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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Bottomless Mimosas & Margaritas

Celebrate the Prickly Pear Harvest!

Join us at the Garden Bistro for bottomless prickly pear mimosas and margaritas as we celebrate the summer prickly pear harvest. Get this refreshing pink-drink deal seven days a week for $14 (with entrée purchase).


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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We're the first to fly out of Arizona!

A male Monarch Butterfly, tagged November 2016 by Volunteer Pam Olson, was identified at The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in California on February 5. The butterfly had a grand 325-mile adventure! Click on the green button for more information about the Southwest Monarch Study!

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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.

Please join us in savoring the sights and sounds of the season at the hottest garden party in the west!

Sonoran Spring Gala

Featuring colorful Oaxacan wood carvings, Mata Ortiz pottery, & handwoven Zapotec wool rugs.

Mexican Crafts Sale

Get engaged with everything from Southwest crafts to culture.

Classes, Lectures & Workshops


Make your backyard a beautiful Sonoran Desert rainbow and attract hummingbirds, butterflies, & native bees!

Spring Plant Sale