All visitors who aren’t members must buy a general admission ticket.

9am-7pm daily

Private Events & Rentals

Plan a special gathering

Descanso is the perfect place for your special event

Amidst towering oaks and blooming flowers, Descanso Gardens provides the perfect environment for your special gatherings. The Flora Events team at the garden can help you plan any special occasion whether it be a wedding, anniversary, baby shower, birthday, cocktail party, celebration of life, or business meeting.

Arranging your event

Please review the details below. When you’re ready for more information or to start planning, fill out our inquiry form.

Weddings at Descanso

Summer 2024 dates available.
Intimate or lavish affair — our event staff and onsite caterer will help create your dream wedding

Events at Descanso

Descanso is an ideal location for small parties, business meetings, and retreats


Guidelines for families, couples, pro photographers, and media members who are taking photographs at the gardens


Descanso Gardens is a favorite global location stand-in for film and TV, commercials, and print photography

Did you know?

Descanso is a frequent film location. The gardens have made an appearance in film and TV including Abbott Elementary, Shrinking, The Muppets Mayem, and Legally Blonde.

Top photo, weddding photo © Elizabeth Burgi Photography