Bundle up, enjoy live music and discover what happens in the Gardens after dark. Warm up with hot chocolate, grilled cheese and soup in the crisp night air. Take a tour and dance to music amidst the flowers. Let your inner science geek go free and enjoy nature in a new way.
$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Advance tickets required, purchase yours here.
Live Insect Viewing | 5:30–8pm
Discover the insects that call Descanso home after dark. Descanso horticulture staff will lead an interactive, drop-in activity.
Crafting | 5:30–8pm
Join us for a fun, hands-on activity for all ages.
Food for Purchase by Patina | 5:30–8pm
Main menu at the Boddy Lodge by the Lake, snacks available in the Rose Garden
Enjoy delicious hot chocolate, s’mores and more.
Live Music: Rocky Neck Bluegrass | 6:30–8pm
This lively fiddle, mandolin and guitar trio will play a variety of tunes under the night sky.
Shadow Puppet Theater | 6pm, 6:15pm, 8pm & 8:15pm
Using beautiful handmade shadow puppets, master puppeteer, Leslie K. Gray will perform Chase the Kangaroo, a story that explores how the world is a beautiful place.
Star Talks | 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm
Boddy Lodge by the Lake
Learn about winter-time constellations, identifying night sky-objects and more in these 20-minute Star Talks.