See the spectacular nighttime holiday lighting display at Descanso Gardens


Explore familiar terrain in a new way as Descanso Gardens hosts “Enchanted: Forest of Light,” a seasonal Instagram hit featuring a series of night-time light displays installed in the La Cañada Flintridge gardens.

The roughly mile-long route blends the best of nature with a modern light show in ways you’ve likely never seen. The nightly tour takes advantage of some of Descanso’s most-popular attractions during the day — native oaks, the lake at Oak Woodland and the Japanese Garden. Some displays, such as Jen Lewin Studio’s Pool, pictured above, are interactive and great for kids.

Wine and hot chocolate are available, as well as light snacks.


“Enchanted: Forest of Light” tickets, which are $24 to $28, are timed for hour-long tours and must be purchased in advance. Limited discount tickets are available on Goldstar. 5 to 9 p.m. nightly through Jan. 8. Closed Christmas Day.

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