Celebrate Black History Month at DBG

February 2, 2024 - February 23, 2024
Black History Month Celebration at Desert Botanical Garden

Event Summary

Celebrate Black History Month at Desert Botanical Garden for the select dates in February. Walk through the trails to enjoy a day filled with activities, interactive experiences, artists, local vendors and more.

Feb. 2
Music in the Garden| Sandra Bassett | 7 – 9 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. | Ullman Terrace

Enjoy the Garden’s music series against the stunning Garden backdrop as you experience selections with R&B, jazz and Motown. All guests must be 21+.

Feb. 3 & 4
Cactus Clubhouse | 10 a.m.

Join Desert Botanical Garden for a hands-on gardening activity to plant your own seeds and learn about the plant’s cultural and historical importance, recipe ideas and more!

Feb. 14
Virtual Webinar | For the Culture III: The Legacy of the Black Garden | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Free | Online

Join Desert Botanical Garden for a FREE virtual webinar. This community discussion will enlighten guests on the fascinating history and relevance of traditional African-American crops and other vegetables.

Feb. 15
Celebrate Black History Month at Desert Botanical Garden | 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Included with Garden admission or Membership

Join Desert Botanical Garden for Black History Month with a walk through the trails. Discover interactive experiences, artists, local vendors and more.

Feb. 16
Music in the Garden| Walt Richardson and Friends| 7 – 9 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m.

Enjoy the Garden’s music series against the stunning Garden backdrop as you experience sounds of folk, rock and reggae. All guests must be 21+.

Feb. 23
Storytime | 10 a.m. | Included with Membership or Garden Admission | Cactus Clubhouse

Join Desert Botanical Garden for Storytime. Introduce your child five and younger to the beauty and wonder of nature through engaging books, songs, activities and play. Designed for children and caretakers, each session leads children through an immersive experience of nature learning in the Garden.

Book: “The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett” by Mélina Mangal.

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