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

9am-7pm daily

Descanso Events

After-hours and daytime events with programs designed to connect garden visitors of all ages to nature. Join us for festivals, immersive installations, music, workshops, tours, and more.

Plant Giveaway

Pick up plants generously provided by our Descanso horticultural team on April 27 from 9–11am. While supplies last.

Included with admission or membership

Youth 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
Event Series Trees Talk exhibition

Trees Talk Exhibition

Focusing on Descanso Gardens’ magnificent heritage coast live oaks, Trees Talk explores the hidden network that allows trees to communicate with one another. This beguiling exhibition showcases touchable and interactive […]

Event Series Spring Bloom Tours

Spring Bloom Tours

Join us for a guided walking tour and see our California native blooms at Descanso on April 26 and 27 from 11am–noon. Meets at Center Circle. Free with admission, no […]

Included with admission or membership