Descanso Gardens Est. 1985

1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA, United States

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Descanso Gardens is an urban retreat of year-round natural beauty and spectacular seasonal horticultural displays.
Descanso Gardens welcomes thousands of visitors annually, from local members to international travelers. Whether you’re planning a grand celebration or an intimate event, Descanso Gardens can provide a variety of beautiful settings, exceptional service and access to our beautiful and serene gardens for your guests.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Views
Courtyard
Creek
Forest
Garden
Lake
Landscaped Grounds
Mountains
Style
Garden Party
Japanese
Romantic
Rustic
Zen
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Baby Shower
Birthday Party
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Holiday Party
LGBT Weddings
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Descanso Gardens is an urban retreat of year-round natural beauty, internationally renowned botanical collections and spectacular seasonal horticultural displays. In 1953, Descanso founder E. Manchester Boddy preserved these 160 acres of gardens, woodlands and chaparral for future generations to experience the natural heritage and beauty of Southern California. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Descanso Gardens welcomes thousands of visitors annually, from local members to international travelers. Whether you’re planning a grand celebration or an intimate event, Descanso Gardens can provide a variety of beautiful settings, exceptional service and access to our beautiful and serene gardens for your guests. We have venues available for weddings, corporate meetings, parties, retreats, private memorial services and more.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Estimated Price Per Head

from $100 to $175

Additional Charges

Patina Group Catering is the exclusive caterer for Descanso Gardens. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
170
Buffet
170
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1985
Curfew
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Descanso Gardens is a unique Southern California landscape distinguished by its specialized botanic collections, historical significance, and rare natural beauty.
Celebration Locations
The West Garden:
The West Garden venue
- Max Capacity: 170
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