Special after-hours tickets:

Enchanted Forest of Light is open now through Jan. 8. Get your tickets here:


Regular 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
  • Please note that daytime admission does not include entry into 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*
    • December 20 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Thursday, December 1 at 10am
    • January 17 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Tuesday, January 3 at 10am
    • February 21 Free Tuesday tickets will be available Wednesday, February 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
  • Free Tuesday occurs the third Tuesday of the month
  • Advance tickets are required for all non-members on Free Tuesday
  • Free Tuesday tickets are good for the day they are booked and cannot be used on another day
  • Enchanted Forest of Light is not included in Free Tuesday. Click here to purchase available Enchanted tickets.
  • No group tours are allowed on Free Tuesday. To book a group tour on another day, please call the Visitor Center at (818) 949-4200
  • Your (Un)natural Garden will be closed each Free Tuesday

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!