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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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Coming Soon

Starting November 25, we light up Los Angeles with an interactive, one-mile, nighttime walk through 8 distinct lighting displays. Tickets are on sale now to the public. Descanso Gardens members get early access to tickets and a special discount.

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Upcoming Events

Dec
6
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 6 @ 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!

Dec
10
Sat
{FULL} Wreathmaking at 10AM @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am

Note: This class is FULL.

Make a beautiful wreath from natural materials for your winter decorating. Expert instruction will be provided to get you going. $40 includes materials. Register at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Early registration encouraged as class usually sells out. This program also runs on Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, December 11 at 2 p.m.

Wreathmaking

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 10 @ 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.

{FULL} Wreathmaking at 2PM @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm

Note: This class is FULL.

Make a beautiful wreath from natural materials for your winter decorating. Expert instruction will be provided to get you going. $40 includes materials. Register at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Early registration encouraged as class usually sells out.

Wreathmaking

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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