Enchanted: Forest of Light opens at Descanso Gardens



In La Cañada Flintridge, Descanso Gardens will be bathed in gorgeous color when “Enchanted: Forest of Light” debuts.  For 43 nights, starting on November 25th, Descanso’s hallmark oak trees and and botanic collections will be the stars of this exciting holiday season light show event.


Lightswitch, an industry leader in creating high-impact theatrical and environmental light effects, is creating 10 unique lighting experiences that illuminate some of Descanso’s most beloved locations, including the Oak Grove and the Camellia Forest.  Visitors will stroll along a one-mile walk through the Gardens to see these large-scale light displays.  Three of these displays will be interactive, allowing visitors to manipulate the lights and sounds.


The Symphony of Oaks invites visitors to manipulate the sounds and lights in the Oak Grove.  The walk concludes with a spectacular light display in Descanso’s iconic Japanese Garden, which celebrates it’s 50th anniversary this year.  Enjoy a stop for hot cocoa or an adult beverage and dinner or a snack along the way.


This multi-generational experience, designed to delight all ages, will be presented daily starting Friday November 25th through Sunday, January 8th.  Hours are 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM.  “Enchanted: Forest of Light” will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


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Dates: November 25, 2016 ~ January 8, 2017 (closed on 12/24 & 12/25)

Time: 5 to 10 p.m. nightly

Location: Descanso Garden, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011 [map]

website: www.enchantedla.com

Tickets: $28 (general); $24 (seniors and children 3 to 17); children under Free

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