Monday, June 2, 2008

Flash Light Tours at Desert Botanical Gardens

Flashlight Tours

Explore the Garden after Dark
When: May 1 to August 30, 2008
Thursdays and Saturdays May, June, July and August 7 - 9 p.m.
Where: located in Phoenix on 145 acres in the midst of the red rock buttes of Papago Park at 1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona 85008.

Experience a magical twilight adventure in the Garden this summer. Witness the mysterious and beautiful opening of night-blooming flowers, smell the damp air of the pond while listening to singing toads and crickets, and examine a tarantula close up.
Flashlight tours are free with admission. Reservations recommended. Make reservations by phone at 480-941-3510 or email Include your name, requested tour date, and number of people in your party. Wear walking shoes and bring a flashlight and water bottle.

Garden Hours
The Garden is open seven days a week, year round except for July 4, Thanksgiving Day and December 25.
Garden Seasonal Hours: October - April / 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
May -September 7 a.m.-8 p.m. During evening hours certain trails are closed.
Information:Call 480-941-1225
The Garden will close early on: September 26, 5 p.m.

Garden Members are admitted free
Adults: $10.00
Seniors: $9.00
Students (13-18 and college with ID): $5.00
Children (3-12): $4.00
Children under 3 are admitted free
Call for reduced Group Rates Members only Early Hours Wednesdays and Sundays October through April - 7 a.m. May through September - 6 a.m.Visitor Amenities:
Outdoor Patio Cafe and vending machines.
Strollers, scooters, wheelchairs and umbrellas are available to rent.
Film, cameras and sunblock can be purchased at The Garden Shop and at Admissions.
ATM near front Admissions Area

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