Summer @ Descanso

Enjoy summer nights at Descanso!
There are concerts to enjoy, special late hours and a celebration to end the season.

Ticketing has changed this year, so make sure you reserve your spots early. You will find concert and reservation dates, along with ticketing information below. Gates will open at 5:30pm each night. As always, these events are free to members.

Please note: Tickets to Summer @ Descanso events can sell out quickly. Become a member to get free tickets and first access to reservations during ticket preorders:

Summer events include
{SOLD OUT} Music on the MainEight Thursdays from June 7–July 26.
Enjoy live jazz on the Main Lawn under the shade of coast live oaks.
Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina on the Main Lawn.

{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: Six Tuesdays from June 19–July 24.
Immerse yourself in the world of music and dance amidst the beauty of the Gardens.
Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina on the Main Lawn.

Summer Songs: Six Wednesdays from June 20–July 25.
Come relax and enjoy a cold beer in the Rose Garden as The Flashdance DJs spin all-vinyl sets.

Thursday After Hours: Four Thursdays from Aug. 2–30.
Descanso keeps its doors open late from 5–8pm on Thursdays in August.
There will be a beer garden and food available for purchase.
No ticketing required.

End of Summer Celebration: Wednesday, Aug. 29
Celebrate the end of summer from 5:30pm-10pm. There will be food, drink, music, stargazing and so much more.

Bring your own picnic or order a Summer Picnic Box from Patina.  Patina Picnic Boxes do not include concert admission. 

Please remember …
– Concert-goers will be able to enter the Garden at 5:30pm You will not be able to reserve seating or leave items on the lawn before this time.
– Tickets will be scanned at the Bridge.
– Lawn chairs are allowed at Music on the Main and World Rhythms.
– Lawn seating is first-come, first-served.
– Performers subject to change without notice.
– Members always get free tickets to summer events based on their membership level. Please make sure you are registered on the website to receive member discounts and presale benefits.



.On summer concert nights, Descanso’s gates will close at 5pm, then re-open at 5:30pm. Your ticket to any Summer at Descanso event is also your ticket to enter the Gardens..

DateEventMember Preorder BeginsTickets Released to Public
July 24{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: Jazzy Ash{SOLD OUT} {SOLD OUT}
July 25Summer SongsJuly 2July 5
July 26{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Aaron Weinstein{SOLD OUT}{SOLD OUT}
August 29End of Summer CelebrationAugust 13August 16