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

9am-7pm daily



Carved will return in October 2024

Adult ticket prices
$30–40 (members)
$35–45 (non-members)

Children’s ticket prices (ages 2-12)
$20–25 (members)
$25–30 (non-members)

Advance tickets are required to enter Carved and are not sold on-site

It's a boo-tiful night at Descanso!

Carved lights up the night

Come discover a mesmerizing pumpkin wonderland featuring a new route, and even more pumpkin fun!

Returning favorites and fresh delights

You’ll be amazed by luminous jack-o’-lanterns, hand-carved giant pumpkins and an expanded “Rhizome” installation by Tom and Lien Dekyvere.

Frightfully good food and drinks

Click here to see our menu of food, drinks, and tasty treats at Carved!

Rain or shine – Carved shines on

Carved is a rain-or-shine event. Tickets are non-refundable, have timed entry, and must be purchased in advance.

Dates and entry times

Dates: October 6–29, 2023. Open 6–10pm

Entry times: 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, & 9pm

Descanso members get early access to tickets for events like Carved, plus a discount on tickets!

Become a member

Top Carved FAQs

Do Descanso Gardens members get free Carved tickets?

Descanso members do not get free tickets to Carved. We offer Descanso members a $5 discount on tickets.

Can I reschedule or get a refund on my ticket?

Unfortunately, we cannot reschedule or refund Carved tickets.

Could Carved be canceled due to bad weather?

Carved will happen rain or shine. Dress code: Comfy shoes and warm layers. Remember to bring your magic umbrella to ward off the rain.

What’s the experience like and how long is the route through Carved?

The event route is less than a mile long and takes most visitors about one hour to complete. The route is accessible for strollers, wheelchairs, and mobility assistance devices.

We highly encourage participants to wear comfy walking shoes and dress warmly. Outdoor evenings in La Cañada Flintridge can get chilly!

Can groups come to Carved? Buses?

We do welcome buses and groups to Carved, but because of our limited parking, we ask that you visit on a weeknight. You must reserve tickets for groups and parking for buses over the phone.

Our fa-BOO-lous staff can help you purchase tickets and answer any questions at (818) 949-4200.

Did you know?

The large art pumpkins weigh hundreds of pounds and are carved by artists who are allowed to put their spin on each design. The pumpkins only last about 3 days, so new designs pop up throughout the event.

For working media: Descanso Gardens gives qualified media and influencers an opportunity to experience the gardens.

Media pass policy