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.

Event Series Plant a Seed

Plant a Seed

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department, get your own seeds to grow at home on July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 10am–12pm. Plant a Seed is perfect for families, friends, and solo nature enthusiasts! No reservations required, children receive free admission.

Free for children, included in the price of admission for adults

HWAJODO Exhibition

Drawing from centuries-old traditions, HWAJODO: Flowers and Birds in Korean American Art explores the enduring themes of nature, particularly flowers and birds, that have been a focal point in Korean art. This exhibition uniquely combines traditional representations of flowers and birds with contemporary artists' abstract and stylized interpretations, reflecting a bridge between the past and present, […]

Included with admission or membership