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
Wine and dine al fresco with us by the lake on Friday, April 27. Enjoy a special four-course wine dinner paying homage to Earth Day with all-vegetarian dishes. Menu highlights include “scallops,” chiles en nogada, and a coconut blancmange and strawberry soup for dessert.Learn More
Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!
Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.
Students from the Mount San Antonio College horticulture program will sell a variety of potted plants to make your home garden zing this spring from April 19-22. Free to members.
Please note: Family Volunteer Day is full. Thank you for interest in volunteering! For another opportunity to volunteer on Earth Day at Descanso Gardens, click here.
Celebrate Earth Day together with the whole family. Go “behind the scenes” to help take care of our educational gardening area, get hands-on experience with garden care and maintenance. Descanso staff will provide instruction and supervision. All experience levels are welcome!
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.