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.

Descanso Railroad Sneak Peek

Exclusively for Family and Friends, Nature Lover, and Perennial Circle Membership Levels Model trains will be running from 8:30am–6:30pm Train rides are from 9:30am–4pm (limited number of tickets available for purchase) Be the first to explore the new Descanso Railroad! Family and Friends, Nature Lover, and Perennial Circle members enjoy exclusive access to the model train experience, […]

Included with Descanso Gardens membership
Event Series Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Come explore, play and create with us at Descanso Gardens! Families with young children (age 2-5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission.

Included with admission or membership

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