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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

Shop for unique, botanically-inspired creations at Winter Bling, Descanso’s jewelry and accessory “trunk show” on November 10 and 11. This two-day event will be held in the Boddy House featuring twenty independent vendors invited to showcase a wide range of fine and fashion pieces.

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Upcoming Events

Nov
14
Wed
Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Five week Advanced Tai Chi session starting Wednesday, November 14 – December 12. $62.50 members, $77.50 non members. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Nov
17
Sat
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 17 @ 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.
{SOLD OUT} Enchanted Preview Party @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please note: Tickets to the Enchanted Preview Party are sold out.

For this one special night, your magical ticket includes Golden Road Brewing beers, Cardinal Rule wines and a scrumptious feast from Patina Restaurant GroupThe Flashdance DJs will be spinning vinyl on the Main Lawn as students from the California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley will make appearances among the electric tulips and oaks bathed in color.

 

Nov
18
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 18 @ 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.

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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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Please note: Descanso Gardens, Cafe Descanso and the Gift Shop will be closing at 3:30pm on Nov. 17 to prepare for the Enchanted: Forest of Light Preview Party. We appreciate your understanding.