Access to the Gardens:

  • Sunnylands is gradually reopening for the 2020-2021 season, starting with public access to the gardens.
  • Admission to the gardens is free from 8:30 am to 4 pm, Wednesday through Sunday.
  • Guests are welcome to stroll the gardens, relax on benches, or take a self-guided audio tour of the gardens.
  • At this time, the public is not allowed inside Sunnylands Center, except for controlled access to the restrooms and a temporary gift shop location.

Safety Measures:

  • Sunnylands will monitor attendance to make sure the gardens do not become overcrowded.
  • Outdoor hand-sanitizing stations are available to guests.
  • Frequently-touched objects, such as door handles, will be routinely disinfected.
  • At this time, Sunnylands Center & Gardens is not allowing picnics or other gatherings on property.

 What’s Changed:

  • The café is now open as an outdoor only venue.
  • The gift shop is open for in-person shopping in a new, more spacious location.
  • Tours of the historic Annenberg home and public programs, such as Yoga and Tai Chi on the Great Lawn, are on hold.
  • A new exhibition, In Motion: Agam at Sunnylands, will be accessible to the public free of charge when the Center reopens.
  • Outdoor tours of the 200-acre Sunnylands estate begin November 11.

Code of Conduct:

To ensure a pleasurable visit for everyone, they ask all  guests to adhere to the following code of conduct:

  • Stay home if you’re experiencing signs of illness, such as a fever or flu-like symptoms.
  • Wear a face covering at all times while visiting Sunnylands, including our outdoor spaces.
  • Frequently wash or sanitize your hands.
  • Stay at least six feet away from people who are not in your party.
  • Obey all posted signage, conditions for entry, and staff instructions.
  • Please be respectful toward their staff and other visitors at all times.


The gardens are open with free admission Wednesday-Sunday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Visit Sunnylands and enjoys the outdoor gardens!

Lynne Tucker

A Passion 4 Photography


Contributing Writer and Photographer for:

CV Weekly (Coachella Valley)

The Tolucan Times (San Fernando Valley)

Conservation Ambassador for The Living Desert