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Descanso Gardens is an urban retreat of year-round natural beauty, internationally renowned botanical collections and spectacular seasonal horticultural displays. Visit for a stroll, a concert or a class — there are so many ways to explore.

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Membership

Membership

Join the thousands of people who support Descanso Gardens through an annual membership. Members enjoy many benefits, including discounts at the Descanso Café and the Gift Shop, class discounts and members-only events.

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Now Blooming

There's always something to see at Descanso Gardens. Whether you love lots of colorful spring bloom, winter camellias or the year-round majesty of our oaks, check out what's in bloom at different times of the year.

Bloom Calendar

Rentals

Rentals

With its variety of settings – from the Oak Lawn to the manicured grounds of the Boddy House – Descanso Gardens is the perfect place for your special event, and it's just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, as well as the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys.

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Coming Soon

This November, we light up Los Angeles with an interactive, one-mile, nighttime walk through 10 distinct lighting displays. Tickets go on sale to the public September 1. Descanso Gardens members get early access to tickets and a special discount.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
28
Thu
Music on the Main: New West Guitar Group with Sara Gazarek @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The 2016 series closes with one of the premier guitar ensembles in the world: the New West Guitar Group, featuring guitarists Perry Smith, John Storie, and Will Brahm. Appearing with NWGG will be the singularly talented and accomplished vocalist Sara Gazarek.
New West Guitar Group

Music on the Main was funded in part by a grant from Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts.​ 

Pasadena Showcase

Image information: © Courtesy of the artist.

Jul
29
Fri
Rosé Wine Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy a fine selection of Rosé wine, paired with a distinctive four-course dinner. $98. Reservations required, register here.

Members only. 

Reservation deadline is July 25.

Rose Wine Dinner

Jul
30
Sat
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Subject to weather and availability; please call ahead at (818) 949-4200. Free with admission.

Jul
31
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Subject to weather and availability; please call ahead at (818) 949-4200. Free with admission.

Aug
2
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

Contact Us

Hours

Open 9 am to 5 pm daily (last entry is 4:30 pm). Closed Christmas Day.

Location

1418 Descanso Drive,
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Admission Fees

General $9. Seniors and Students $6. Children (5-17) $4. Descanso members and children under 5 free.

(818) 949-4200
membership@descansogardens.org
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