Desert Botanical Garden is set to celebrate its 85th anniversary this February

Desert Botanical Garden celebrates its 85th anniversary this February.

Desert Botanical Garden is celebrating its 85th anniversary on Feb.10, 2024. Guests at the celebration can enjoy complimentary cactus cookies, hands-on nature play activities, musical performances, behind-the-scenes and docent tours and more.Plus, pups can join the “pawty” for a special anniversary Dogs Day in the Garden from 8-11 a.m. and receive a Garden-designed bandana while supplies last.

On the actual garden anniversary, Feb. 12, all guests will enjoy $8.50 admission to explore the Garden’s trails and current exhibit Fernando Botero: El Maestro.  

In the 1930s, a small group of passionate local citizens saw the need to conserve the beautiful desert environment.

To commemorate the 85th anniversary in February, Desert Botanical Garden is thrilled to announce a private-label gin collection in partnership with Chandler-based SanTan Spirits.

The gin collection titled Gertrude’s Founders Gin pays tribute to the Garden’s founders — philanthropist Gertrude Divine Webster and Swedish botanist Gustaf Starck — and is exclusively available at the Garden in two options.

The first label is the Citrus Rose Gin:

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