Enchanted Forest of Light tickets are on sale now

Sold out dates: Dec. 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 18
Closed: Dec. 24, 25



Tickets are required for non-members to enter Descanso

  • Members can enter without a ticket
  • Face coverings are not required in outdoor spaces
  • Face coverings are required for all visitors in indoor spaces

Current hours:

Open 9am to 5pm daily

Advance ticketing information:

  • November–December tickets are available now
  • Free Tuesday tickets are released on the first day of each month*
    • December 21 Free Tuesday tickets: Available December 1 at 10am
  • *Free Tuesday tickets will be released the first Monday of the month if the first day falls on a weekend

Purchase advance daytime tickets or become a member here:



Ticket prices:
  • $15 adults
  • $11 seniors (65 and older)
  • $11 students with ID
  • $5 children (5–12 years old)
  • Free for children 4 years and younger

When you visit, please note that:

  • Masks and face-coverings are not required in outdoor spaces
  • Face coverings are required for all visitors in indoor spaces
  • Food can be enjoyed at the picnic tables outside of the Visitor Center
  • Non-members can purchase tickets online or at the Visitor Center
  • Descanso is currently a cashless establishment
  • The Boddy House and Enchanted Railroad are closed

Descanso Gardens is a botanical oasis that welcomes all to its cultivated gardens and natural landscapes.

Please respect our staff and visitors. Descanso will not tolerate inappropriate behavior, including, but not limited to: Yelling, violence, intimidation, threats, harassment, aggression, swearing, damage, abuse, sexual harassment, or those who are aggressive toward staff or other visitors. Individuals who exhibit these behaviors toward staff or other visitors will be expelled from the gardens. If you have immediate concerns, please go directly to the Visitor Center for assistance. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact pr@descansogardens.org.

We can’t wait to see you in the gardens!