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.
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.Become a Member
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
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.Book Now
As summer evenings get cooler, our programming heats up! Book your tickets for Music on the Main, Summer Songs, and World Rhythms from June to August. Join us for Descanso After Hours from 5 to 8 p.m. on certain Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from June 20 to August 24.Book Now
Please note: Tickets are SOLD OUT.
Our Music on the Main series continues with Kathleen Grace, an exquisite singer and songwriter who mixes jazz, country, and classic torch song.
Enjoy eight evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. This season features bright newcomers and a mix of styles. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina’s concession stand, and enjoy a wonderful evening under the Descanso oaks with friends. All shows are free with admission to the Garden. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Join us for our Patina Pop-Up Dinner at Maple on Friday, June 30. Drawing inspiration from Descanso Gardens, this series features Los Angeles-based chefs hosting and creating specialty menus based on their interpretation of our restaurant Maple. On June 30, enjoy a five-course prix fixe dinner by Chef Omar Bernal. To make a reservation, click here.
Currently the executive chef at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Chef Omar Bernal has an incredible culinary background as an esteemed former executive sous chef for BOA Steakhouse in Los Angeles, where he also oversaw the first international location in Dubai. He is the former chef de cuisine for Soleto and is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu.
Open 9 am to 5 pm daily (last entry is 4:30 pm). Closed Christmas Day.
1418 Descanso Drive,
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
General $9. Seniors and Students with ID $6. Children (5-12) $4. Descanso members and children under 5 free.