November 9, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
1418 Descanso Drive
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Descanso Gardens is located near the intersection of the 210 and 2 freeways. It is a 20-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles.
Descanso celebrates the art and culture of Japan with this annual family-friendly festival. Activities are free with admission.
9am – 5pm | Minka
Ikebana, the art of flower arranging, is one of the most actively practiced of Japan’s traditional arts. The Sogetsu School of Ikebana promotes a contemporary and international understanding of this art form, and meditations on plant life are reflected in these arrangements on display for your inspiration.
Walking Tours of the Gardens
11am, noon, 1 & 2 pm | Center Circle
Learn more about the Descanso plant collections and enjoy the autumn color on these guided walks led by our experts.
11am – 3pm | Japanese Garden
Patina will sell distinctive Japanese cuisine, sake and beverages.
Los Angeles Kimono Club
11:30am & 1:30pm | Under the Oaks Theater
Members of the Los Angeles Kimono Club will give an educational presentation about these beautiful traditional garments, followed by a fashion show of kimonos.