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Butterfly Magic

Butterfly Magic

Now Showing 

Always a favorite with first-time visitors and garden regulars alike, Butterfly Magic is a fully immersive experience that surrounds you with rare butterflies, tropical plants and orchids in bloom.

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Robert J. Wick: Earth, Life, Man

Robert J. Wick: Earth, Life, Man

Jan 26th – June 30th

“A union of art, man, and nature” Each of these monumental bronze sculptures carries a living plant or tree and are on display throughout the Gardens.

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SAVOR Southern Arizona Food and Wine Festival

SAVOR Southern Arizona Food and Wine Festival

Feb 2nd

Featuring over 65 of the region’s finest chefs, wineries, breweries, local foods and restaurants highlighting exceptional menu tastings. This foodie festival will showcase the diversity of the heritage foods and ingredients throughout the Southwest region.

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Visit Us!

Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Reader’s Digest named Tucson Botanical Gardens as the BEST Secret Garden in America. Among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants while offering a lush oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round tours, community events, classes, and art exhibits, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Café Botanica. Now celebrating 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.

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