Rose Festival

May 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Free with $9 admission to the Gardens
Descanso Gardens
(818) 949-4200

Please note: Due to record springtime attendance, tickets to the Rose Festival must be reserved online in advance.

Entry to Descanso Gardens on Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, is restricted to Descanso Gardens members and visitors with Rose Festival reservations.

The following entry times are reserved for Descanso Gardens members: 10am, noon, and 1pm.

Celebrate America’s favorite flower in our beautiful Rose Garden from May 20-21. Come and experience our discovery station, floral art activities, garden walks and more! All activities included with the price of admission.

Rare Rose Discovery Station | 9am – noon
Get an up close look at rare and special roses from Descanso’s collection.

Rose Crafting | 10am – 2pm
Use natural materials to create your own work of art inspired by spring blooms.

“Human Vase” Living Art | 11am – 2pm
Come view floral artist Alison Franchi and make-up artist Jennifer Aspinall’s latest installation, as they transform a live model into a piece of floral art.

Cello Performance | 11am, noon and 1pm
Enjoy a cello performance framed by the beauty of the Rose Garden.

Rose Garden Walk and Talk | 1pm
Join Descanso Gardens horticulture staff on a guided walk through the Rose Garden.

Patina’s Rose-Inspired Fare | 10am – 4pm
Don’t miss rose-inspired fare from Patina available for purchase in the Rose Pavilion.

Descanso continues the celebration of flowers during the Rose Festival up at the Boddy House with the debut of California Native Plants, an exhibit by the Botanical Artist Guild of Southern California. Members will demonstrate their artistic techniques Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday.

Rose Festival 2017

Photo: © Danielle Bedics-Arizala