Basking in the warm weather of the Sonoran Desert when considering vacations in Arizona provides opportunities to enjoy the scenery and take advantage of local events. One of the attractions you don't want to miss is the Desert Botanical Garden located in Phoenix. From now through May 8, the Bruce Munro: Sonoran Light will be exhibiting eight large-scale installations which use an array of materials and hundreds of miles of glowing fiber optics. British artist Bruce Munro's unique interpretation of the Sonoran Desert is sure to impress locals and visitors alike.
This remarkable exhibit includes a Field of Light which features 30,000 spheres of light nestled in the hillside of Garden Butte and down into the Sonoran Desert Nature Loop Trail. The Temperate Zone is an ingenious interpretation of cooling pots and Water Towers that glow in the garden among the Saguaro cacti. Whether you are visiting the area for business or pleasure, checking out this amazing exhibit with be worth your time and effort. Tickets for the exhibit can be purchased in advance and at the door. Nighttime tickets are $25 for adults and $12.50 for children age 3 to 12. Check with the office at the Desert Botanical Garden for specific dates to experience Bruce Munro's amazing exhibit.
In addition to his exhibition at Desert Botanical Garden, Munro's work can also be seen in a cultural collaboration titled Desert Radiance which includes exhibits at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, the Canal at Scottsdale Waterfront and Lisa Sette Gallery.
While enjoying vacations in Arizona, you should also choose a destination that provides everything you want. Luxury accommodations at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch coupled with inspired dining, luxurious spa services and challenging golf will provide entertainment throughout your stay and will fill your getaway with lasting memories.