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

9am-7pm daily

Kids & Families Events

The gardens are an ideal destination for kids — little or big — and family members of every generation. Explore nature through storytimes, science, and kid-friendly activities. Fun grows at Descanso.

Cultivate: LA Local

Don't miss Cultivate: LA Local on April 26 from 4:30–7pm with live music, dancing, refreshments, and engaging experiences in nature that will connect you more deeply to the world around […]

Included with admission or membership

Plant Giveaway

Take home a milkweed seedling to attract butterflies in your own garden on April 27 from 9–11am. While supplies last.

Included with admission or membership

Family Bird Walk

Connect with Descanso’s feathered friends in this family-friendly birding walk! Perfect for ages 7-15, this walk will meander through the gardens at a gentle pace to visit the varied habitats […]

Included with admission or membership