L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest
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Treat yourself to some serious eye candy at L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

A lantern shaped like a peacock made by Tianyu Arts & Culture lights up the L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest Magical Lantern Art Festival.

 (Marlyn Woo and Joanne Wilborn)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The exhibit’s mile-long circular trail features 66 brilliantly colored and often whimsical “lanterns,” which are lit from within by LEDs.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The exhibit celebrates the wild peacocks that roam freely on the arboretum’s grounds.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

Child meets panda in the Children’s World section of the exhibit.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The Moonlight Forest features a mildly psychedelic frog.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The Magical China area includes lantern replicas of the terra-cotta warriors of Qin Shi Huang, China’s first emperor.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The arboretum’s new Moonlight Forest is a magical display of light and color.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The Moonlight Forest includes performances by Chinese acrobats and dancers. 

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The Moonlight Forest at the arboretum is stunning even in the light.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
L.A. County Arboretum’s Moonlight Forest

The exhibit includes a 70-foot-long, 30-foot-high dragon “swimming” across the arboretum lake.

 (Tianyu Arts & Culture)
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