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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.

Bloom Calendar

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

The gardens stay open extra late for the End of Summer Festival! 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.

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Upcoming Events

Jul
20
Thu
{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Lado B Brazilian Project @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm

Please note: Tickets are SOLD OUT.

Grammy nominees Lado B Brazilian Project brings the romance of Brazil to Music on the Main.

Enjoy eight evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. This season features bright newcomers and a mix of styles. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina’s concession stand, and enjoy a wonderful evening under the Descanso oaks with friends. All shows are free with admission to the Garden. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Jul
21
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8 week morning yoga session starting Friday, July 21– Sept. 8. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Jul
22
Sat
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 22 @ 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.
Jul
23
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all level. Bring binoculars!

MEMBERS ONLY.

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

Contact Us

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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