explore Descanso

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.


At the Gardens



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

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



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

Coming Up

Our new series continues with Night Garden: Plant Power on Saturday, March 16. Join us for relaxing activities that will help you understand the amazing potential of the living things that grow all around us. Advance tickets required.

Book Now

Upcoming Events

Pacific Camellia Society Show @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

For more information and for additional show information, click here.


Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 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.
“Unusual Views” Artists’ Reception @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please note that this event has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 17.

Join us from 3–5pm in the Sturt Haaga Gallery as we celebrate the artists of Unusual Views. DJ Matthew Rubino will be spinning vinyl, and drinks will be available at a no-host bar.

Free Tuesday @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission to Descanso Gardens is free the third Tuesday of every month. Get into the Gardens faster with online tickets! Please note that free admission is applied at checkout when reserving tickets online.

Contact Us


Open 9 am to 5 pm daily (last entry is 4:30 pm). Closed Christmas Day.


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

Let's Keep In Touch!

Sign up now