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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.

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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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Descanso favorite Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 21, 27 and 28 with a family-friendly retelling of your favorite Halloween stories. Enjoy a selection of stories that are funny, surprising, and slightly spooky. Kids (and grown-ups) are encouraged to come in costume!

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Upcoming Events

Oct
20
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience and help care for our California Native Garden at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided and work will be supervised by Descanso horticulture staff. This is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, and organizations.
 
· All experience levels welcome.
· Ages 16 or older.
· Bring gardening gloves.
· Limited Space Available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Wednesday, October 17. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Slightly Spooky Stories @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am

Descanso favorite Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 21, 27 and 28 with a family-friendly retelling of your favorite Halloween stories. Enjoy a selection of stories that are funny, surprising, and slightly spooky. Kids (and grown-ups) are encouraged to come in costume!

 

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 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.
Oct
21
Sun
Slightly Spooky Stories @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am

Descanso favorite Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns on Saturday and Sunday, October 20, 21, 27 and 28 with a family-friendly retelling of your favorite Halloween stories. Enjoy a selection of stories that are funny, surprising, and slightly spooky. Kids (and grown-ups) are encouraged to come in costume!

 

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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