Experience the simplicity and beauty of Las Noches de las Luminarias this holiday season with 8,000 flickering luminarias and twinkling lights throughout the Desert Botanical Garden. Enjoy an evening filled with sparkling luminarias, musical performances, entertainment and holiday delights line the Garden’s iconic trails for a picture-perfect night. This is one event you don’t want to miss!
Plus, new this year, Las Noches de las Luminarias also includes an extra layer of beauty with the bold and lyrical large-scale sculptures of Playing with Stars by Rotraut interweaving gracefully with the sparkles of the luminaria bags throughout the trails and Ottosen Gallery.
Dec 18 | La Posada
Returning for the first time since 2019, La Posada on Dec. 18, celebrates the Mexican holiday tradition of La Posada. Cherish the time spent with family and friends, join in the festivities of two singing processions through the Garden, break piñatas and savor traditional food and drinks. La Posada activities are included with Luminaria ticket.
Member’s only weekend: Dec. 1 – 4 Additional Dates: 9 -11, 15 – 18, 20 – 23, 26 -31
Visit the Desert Botanical Garden website to purchase tickets.
For more information on events in Tempe, visit our Tempe Events Page.