1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
Celebrate Japanese art and culture at this annual festival set in our Japanese Garden. Enjoy family-friendly events including a tour of the garden, taiko drum performances and crafting. Activities free to members except where noted.
Please note: Advance tickets required, get yours here:
Ikebana Display | 9am – 5pm
View examples of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana.
Japanese Garden Talk and Tour | 10am
Naomi Hirahara, author, curator and local historian, will present a talk that examines the history of Descanso’s Japanese Garden followed by a walk through the garden.
Taiko Drummers | 11:30am & 1:30pm
Kishin Daiko drummers perform heart-pounding feats of percussion.
Crafting | 10am – 2pm
Create your own work of art inspired by the Japanese Garden.
Patina Fare | 10am – 4pm
Patina chefs will have Japanese-inspired fare and barbecue selections available for purchase.
Image information: © Martha Benedict