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
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns to Descanso to perform your favorite Shakespearian love scenes and sonnets. Meets at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 10, 11, 17 & 18.Learn More
Meets at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, February 10, 11, 17 and 18.
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns to Descanso to perform your favorite Shakespearian love scenes and sonnets in the garden. Meet at Center Circle and join the players on a walk to the Camellia Forest where the performance will begin.
Photo © Martha Benedict
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.