Descanso Gardens is a botanical oasis that presents natural beauty, botanical collections, and seasonal displays. During the fall and winter seasons, they begin their Enchanted Forest of Light tours that reveal unique lighting and stained-glass creations across one mile of the grounds.
Located 20 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011. Descanso Gardens is internationally known for its famous botanical collection and popular garden events. There is free parking for all visitors. Tickets are available for purchase upon arrival at the attraction. Every third Tuesday of the month is free entrance to everyone, but you must purchase the tickets in advance online. Evening event tickets and daytime entry tickets are sold separately.
Descanso Gardens has 150 acres of botanical gardens, woodlands, and chaparral that were preserved to provide visitors with an incredibly magical experience across the grounds. You can go through the gardens by walking or purchase tickets for a ride on the enchanted train. Throughout the year, there are many events. You can take a class, enjoy a concert, attend a festival, or join a wine-tasting event.
The Boddy House Museum is a historical attraction restored to preserve the original structure built for the founder of the Gardens in the 1930s. The Sturt Haaga Gallery is an art museum that features a combination of contemporary arts, biology, and a study of gardening. Currently, there is a combined event of both attractions called “Your Un-Natural Garden” it is a sensory experience with interactive art exhibits.
The Kitchen at Descanso is a café that offers drinks and food made with fresh ingredients. The Gift Shop has souvenirs and gardening tools for all visitors.
If you are looking for other places to dine or other attractions. Nearby are the Kidspace Children’s Museum and The Los Angeles Zoo. Alissa’s Ocean View Bar and Grill is an American bistro restaurant with live music, Honeybird serves fried chicken and desserts, and The Proper Restaurant and Bar is a stylish gastropub with craft cocktails.
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