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Earth Day Celebration

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST


This event is free. No registration required.

Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 20th!

Enjoy kids’ crafting activities, face painting, workshops, meditations, sustainability presentations, and so much more!

Tucson Botanical Gardens has been awarded the Horticultural Landmark Designation by the American Society for Horticultural Science. Join us for a ceremony to mark this prestigious award, and a talk by Director of Horticulture, Adam Farrell-Wortman.

Schedule of Events

9:00am – 12:00pm Free Face painting and children’s activities.

9:00am – 12:00pm
Nature Photography Workshop for Youth – Education Classroom

9:30am – 10:00am
Singing Bowl Meditation – Grove by the Zen Garden

10:00am – 10:30am
American Society for Horticultural Science Landmark Designation Award

10:30am – 11:00am
Reshaping the Future of Plastic Waste: ByBlocks
by Sydney Golden of ByFusion

11:00am – 11:30am
Singing Bowl Meditation – Grove by the Zen Garden

11:30am – 12:00pm
Adam Farrell-Wortman talk on Tucson Botanical Gardens’ Commitment to Sustainability

12:00pm Reveal of the Washed Ashore Jellyfish Name!

Tours at 9:30 am, 10:45 am, and 12:00 pm. Take a deep dive into the Washed Ashore exhibit, marine life, and plastic pollution threatening our environment. You’ll be guided by the educational and entertaining Dr. Albie Tross, a Laysian Albatross turned marine biologist.

Add a tour to your visit!

Upcoming Classes

Classes, Culinary Arts

Canceled Salsas: Casera y Tatemada

April 22 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm


Garden Story Time

April 24 @ 10:00 am11:00 am

Classes, Art

Full Fused Glass Mosaics: Tree of Life

April 26 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm


Lecture on the Matthew B. Florilegium Exhibit

April 27 @ 10:00 am11:00 am


April 20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
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