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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

The gardens stay open extra late for the End of Summer Festival on Aug. 30! Grab a cold drink and relax to the tunes of the The Flashdance DJs. Wander through the gardens to the sounds of live music and end the night with some stargazing in the Oak Woodland. Advance tickets required.

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Upcoming Events

Aug
18
Fri
Maple Pop-Up Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us on Friday, August 18 for a six course meal with Chef Philip Mack! To see the menu and make a reservation, click here.

Hailing from Baltimore, MD, Chef Philip Mack honed his talents through more than 30 years of experience cooking. From his German mother’s kitchen to the pro barbecue competition circuit and now at Maple, his mentors have inspired him to build upon his German heritage and deep roots in classic American Southern cuisine and helped shape his culinary philosophy. Chef Philip takes pride in creating a barbecue-influenced menu that goes beyond the expected, and is thrilled to share his innovative cuisine at Descanso Gardens.

Aug
19
Sat
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 19 @ 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. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
Aug
20
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 20 @ 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. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
Aug
22
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for an 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 with ID $6. Children (5-12) $4. Descanso members and children under 5 free.

(818) 949-4200
membership@descansogardens.org
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