Desert Botanical Garden

1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 Map · Phone number
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About Desert Botanical Garden

Centrally located in the heart of breathtaking Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden is a naturally beautiful setting for your special event. The Garden is one of Arizona’s most inspiring venues and is located on the border of Scottsdale, Tempe, and Phoenix. Choose from open air pavilions, outdoor terraces, conference rooms, historic banquet halls, and scenic courtyards. Venues are available for both daytime and evening events held year round between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

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65 Reviews for Desert Botanical Garden

Recommended by 91% of couples


4.5 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.6
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.4
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.5

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    Elizabeth Moore · Married on 01/19/2019

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    Botanical Bliss

    Katelyn is a dream to work with. The garden is the most magical place to get married. The natural beauty requires ZERO additional decor. The staff at the garden make every part of the process easy, fun and special. The grounds are a photographers dream come true with lighting at sunset that will proudly be displayed in your photos for years to come. The fact that our out of town guests got to come to such a beautiful location and fully experience what Arizona has to offer was a complete joy. Both the bride and groom got a room to themselves for their bridal party to sit in prior to the ceremony which made it easy to store things and gather oneself before such a monumental moment. Guests of the garden were more than polite getting out of the way for photos etc. Love and support was felt every step of the way the day of. I can also share that the price for everything we got was TOTALLY worth it and well in line with our budget. They do have options for every budget which is refreshing compared to other venues in and around this area. A must add to your list of locations to check out as you consider where to say your "I do's".

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    Darija Hanson · Married on 11/24/2018

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    Awesome experience from day one!

    The staff at the gardens was amazing and made the planning process very easy. The venue was absolutely beautiful! Our wedding guests are still commenting on how amazing the entire experience was for them. I highly recommend DBG to anyone! It was magical!

    Sent on 12/05/2018

    Desert Botanical Garden's reply:

    Darija and Nick - We are over joyed that you enjoyed your special day here at Desert Botanical Garden. It was a pleasure to work with you and see you walk down the aisle.
    Patrick and Katelyn (Social Event Venue Planners)
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    DA & XS · Married on 11/10/2018

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    Beautiful and Special

    It was a lot of work compared to the all inclusive venues as we need to work with vendors and rentals on our own, but we have no regrets about our decision to have our wedding at the DBG because it was so perfect! The Gardens are beautiful and filled with plants and scenery only can be seen in the Southwest. Many of our guests were from out of state and they were amazed at the beauty of nature here. The event managers of the DBG, Patrick and Katelyn, were super helpful and organized about everything.
    Our ceremony and reception were hold at the Steele Herb Garden, a small outdoor venue which was perfect for our small and intimate wedding. I highly recommend it if you plan to have a small wedding too (around or less than 50 guests) and loves nature.

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Desert Botanical Garden FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Parking, Set Up
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 250
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Garden, Historic Building, Museum, Park
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Preferred Vendors Only, Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Furniture
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? February, March, April, May, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, June, July, August

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5 Endorsements

  • Elegant Spanish Guitar, Miguel de Maria
    Elegant Spanish Guitar, Miguel de Maria Wedding Musicians

    The Garden is a gorgeous place with absolutely unique views and landscapes. No other place in the valley looks like the Botanical Garden!

  • Prep2wed
    Prep2wed Wedding Planners

    Beautiful venue and lots of amazing spaces for whatever sort of vision and feel you'd prefer. Great support systems and one-of-a-kind beauty.

  • Push Play Entertainment
    Push Play Entertainment Wedding DJs

    The Desert Botanical Garden is a wonderful place for any event. They have many different options within the garden to select from and they are all beautiful. We enjoy working with their team very time we visit.

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    4809411225 (Phone number)

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