Special after-hours tickets:

Carved and Enchanted Forest of Light tickets are on sale now:


Daytime admission:

Current daytime hours:

Open 9am–5pm daily

  • Members can enter Descanso during daytime hours without a ticket
  • Tickets are required for non-members to enter Descanso during daytime hours
  • Daytime admission does not include entry into Carved or Enchanted Forest of Light
  • Tickets can be purchased on-site at the Visitor Center or online here:


Daytime 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

Free Tuesday information:

  • Free Tuesday tickets are released on the first day of each month*
    • October 17 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Monday, October 2 at 10am
    • November 21 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Wednesday, November 1 at 10am
    • December 19 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Friday, December 1 at 10am
      .*Free Tuesday tickets will be released the first Monday of the month if the first day falls on a weekend
About Free Tuesday
  • Advance tickets are required for all non-members on Free Tuesday
  • Free Tuesday occurs the third Tuesday of the month
  • Free Tuesday tickets are good for the day they are booked and cannot be used on another day
  • No group tours are allowed on Free Tuesday. Group tours are available for parties of 20 people or more and must be reserved in advance. Tours may be self-guided or docent led. To arrange a group tour, please email grouptours@descansogardens.org or phone 818-949-4202.

When you visit, please note that:


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!