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
The gardens stay open extra late for the End of Summer Festival on Aug. 30! Grab a cold drink and relax to the tunes of the The Flashdance DJs. Wander through the gardens to the sounds of live music and end the night with some stargazing in the Oak Woodland. Advance tickets required.Book Now
Join us on Friday, August 18 for a six course meal with Chef Philip Mack! To see the menu and make a reservation, click here.
Hailing from Baltimore, MD, Chef Philip Mack honed his talents through more than 30 years of experience cooking. From his German mother’s kitchen to the pro barbecue competition circuit and now at Maple, his mentors have inspired him to build upon his German heritage and deep roots in classic American Southern cuisine and helped shape his culinary philosophy. Chef Philip takes pride in creating a barbecue-influenced menu that goes beyond the expected, and is thrilled to share his innovative cuisine at Descanso Gardens.
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.