Indoor & Outdoor Event Spaces at Descanso Gardens


At The Kitchen For Exploring Foods we know that each event is unique and special, and our tailored menus allow you to explore your palate. To that, we are honored to be the exclusive caterer at Descanso Gardens. At the Gardens, you have your pick of some of the most stunning backdrops for your next event. From a craftsman-style building, which brings the outside in with its natural and rustic architecture, concrete floors and vaulted ceilings, to a private mansion, rose garden, and Japanese teahouse, the possibilities are endless.

Main Lawn outdoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Main Lawn

Located in the heart of the Gardens, the well-manicured, grand lawn provides a natural canvas surrounded by live oaks and is perfect for accommodating large scale ceremonies for up to 300 guests.

Boddy House indoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Boddy House

Perched high above the Descanso Gardens landscape on the crest of a hill, the historic mansion offers a glimpse of a glamorous bygone era. The two-story, 22 room mansion, creates an ideal setting for intimate gatherings.

Rose Garden outdoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Rose Garden - Gazebo & Pavillion

Couples can wed at the Victorian-style gazebo, and continue their outdoor celebration in a timber and stone pavilion bordered by the bloom’s of rose bushes from around the world.

Oak Forest outdoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Oak Forest

This airy and divine forest has trails off the beaten path, shade and a central location ideal for exchanging vows underneath live oaks. Say "I do" in a forest that once blanketed the region.

Japanese Garden outdoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Japanese Garden

Housed in the once famous La Cachette restaurant building on the historic Route 66 in Century City, Venue 66 has been modernized to a turn-key “private” club ideal for supper events and receptions.

Lakeside outdoor event space at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, CA 
Lakeside

Just beyond the Rose Garden, the Lakeside is the perfect location for an event cocktail hour or team lunch break. With views of the lake, you never know what wildlife you may spot!