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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

As summer evenings get cooler, our programming heats up! Book your tickets for Music on the Main, Summer Songs, and World Rhythms from June to August. Join us for Descanso After Hours from 5 to 8 p.m. on certain Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from June 20 to August 24.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
24
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Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 24 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Saturday, June 24 is Community Service Day at Descanso Gardens! Join Descanso’s expert horticulture staff care for the garden at this hands-on volunteer day. This is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, and organizations.
 
· All experience levels welcome.
· Ages 16 or older.
· Limited Space Available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Monday, June 19. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 24 @ 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.
Jun
25
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 25 @ 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.

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 25 @ 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.

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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