Tickets

All visitors who aren’t members must buy a general admission ticket.

Hours
9am-5pm daily


Open

9am–5pm daily

Garden Admission

Buy general admission tickets

Non-members must purchase a general admission ticket to visit the gardens

Become a member

Members get FREE admission during regular daytime hours

Location

1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
818.949.4200

Enchanted Forest of Light

Be Enchanted Nov. 19–Jan. 7

Escape to Descanso

Descanso Gardens sits on 150 acres of cultivated and wild land nestled into a natural bowl by surrounding mountains. Explore our many paths and trails, verdant woodlands, lush gardens, and colorful native flowers. Escape the urban buzz and enjoy the best of the season.

Membership

Join our vibrant member community and support our growth

  • Free daytime garden admission 364 days a year
  • Daily 8am early admission
  • Early access and discounts to events such as Carved & Enchanted
  • Discounts at Jones Coffee at Descanso and The Store
  • And more!

“Descanso has inspired me since I was a child, decades ago. Now it has inspired my son to celebrate and wonder at nature.”

Descanso Guest
Secret Gardens

GARDEN SECRET

Get a whiff of THAT!

The unmistakable stink of ginkgo trees in fall

Visit the Promenade in November and you may detect something smelly in the air. When female ginkgo trees shed their leaves and berries in the fall they smell like nothing else.

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Gorgeous warm weather and fall foliage are a delight in the garden. If you love a good view, take a walk to the California Garden to enjoy the panorama of the San Gabriel Mountains 🍁 #ExploreDescanso 

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Night bright 🌟 Get your weekend tickets to #Enchanted before they sell out! 

It's the most magical time of year at Descanso ✨ If you want to experience Enchanted Forest of Light on a weekend, now is the time to buy your tickets.

To learn more about Enchanted or buy tickets, you can check out our website at descansogardens.org/enchanted

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Who says #LA has no seasons? The #cherrytrees in the #JapaneseGarden beg to differ 🍂 Beloved for their fleeting pink blossoms in spring, they're now sporting gorgeous golden hues. 

Thanks for joining us this week for our #fallcolor highlights. Stay tuned for more updates as we share what's changing in the garden 🍁 #ExploreDescanso

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