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.

Community Service Day

Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden and help care for Descanso at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided. All experience levels are welcome. Ages 16 or […]


Snake Encounter with NHMLA

Summer in SoCal is the season of snakes, but don’t be scared, be smart! Join Natural History Museum Senior Manager of Vertebrate Living Collections, Leslie Gordon, for a meet and […]

Included with admission or membership