Location Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge, Ca
Events at Descanso Gardens
The Japanese Garden Festival features an Ikebana display from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Asian art history professor Dr. Kendall Brown leads a Japanese Garden tour at 10 a.m. Saturday, and Kishin Daiko Taiko Drummers perform at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Patina sells Japanese cuisine, sake and beverages both days. Admission is free with Descanso admission of $9 general, $6 seniors and students, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger.
The all-ages, Halloween-themed extravaganza features more than 5,000 hand-carved, illuminated jack o’lanterns created by professional artists, arranged in displays throughout a trail within Descanso’s Rose Gardens, available for viewing from 6 to 10:30 p.m. starting Friday through Nov. 2. Tickets for viewing must be purchased in advance on the Web site. Tickets are $18 to $28.