Calendar

Please note that Descanso Gardens is closed until further notice.

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May
12
Tue
Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
May 12 @ 8:30 am

Join us once a month for a fun and relaxed guided walk along Descanso’s many beautiful paths and trails. Whether you are looking to improve your health, make new friends, or get to know the Gardens, an experienced guide will help you explore all that Descanso has to offer.

Free to members. No registration required.

Members only

{CANCELED} Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
{CANCELED} Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Please note that Little Owls Reading Nest is canceled through May 26.

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for an enchanting nature-themed story time at Magnolia Lawn.

Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 12 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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{CANCELED} Extended Hours @ Descanso Gardens
May 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please note that Extended Hours are canceled.

The gates of Descanso stay open until 7pm from Monday–Thursday, March 23–May 28 during our peak bloom season. Stop by after work and enjoy an evening stroll in the serenity of the garden.

No registration required. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission. Free with Descanso Gardens membership.

May
13
Wed
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 13 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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{CANCELED} Extended Hours @ Descanso Gardens
May 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please note that Extended Hours are canceled.

The gates of Descanso stay open until 7pm from Monday–Thursday, March 23–May 28 during our peak bloom season. Stop by after work and enjoy an evening stroll in the serenity of the garden.

No registration required. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission. Free with Descanso Gardens membership.

May
14
Thu
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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{CANCELED} Extended Hours @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please note that Extended Hours are canceled.

The gates of Descanso stay open until 7pm from Monday–Thursday, March 23–May 28 during our peak bloom season. Stop by after work and enjoy an evening stroll in the serenity of the garden.

No registration required. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission. Free with Descanso Gardens membership.

California Garden Talk and Tours: Evolving Theodore Payne’s California Native Garden @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Join the designers of Descanso’s evolving California Garden in a talk and tour of the space, visiting spots off the beaten path. They’ll discuss legendary nurseryman and designer Theodore Payne’s original vision for and design of the space and detail their plan for evolving the garden while preserving its legacy.

Free with regular Descanso Gardens admission, RSVP encouraged. Register online here.

May
15
Fri
Forest Sounds: “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” by Pete Wyer @ Descanso Gardens
May 15 @ 12:00 pm
Come walk though an immersive sound installation by composer Pete M. Wyer. Inspired by the coast live oaks at Descanso Gardens, “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” was written specifically for Descanso. Played over 72 speakers throughout the Camellia Forest, visitors will experience this choral and instrumental composition as they walk through the garden. Free with admission.
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Check out the schedule for “The Sky Beneath Our Feet” from April 6–May 31:
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  • Monday–Thursday | 12pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm
  • Friday–Sunday | 12pm, 4pm
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