Summer is approaching sooner than we think and that means there will be plenty of outdoor activities in and around the Los Angeles area. From concerts in the park to food festivals, museum, art gallery, botanical garden events and more; there is something for everyone. Descanso Gardens in La Canada has just kicked off their Summer Nights series which promises to be a fun way to welcome in the warmer season. Below is a list of the upcoming festivities.
World Rhythms (Advance tickets required) – Six Tuesdays from June 18 – July 23
Join us for a summer series of world music and dance that honors and celebrates the diversity of LA. Bring a picnic or purchase food from Patina’s concession stand. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first serve basis.
Summer Songs (Advance tickets required) – Six Wednesdays from June 19 – July 24
Relax in the beauty of the Rose Garden as The Flashdance DJs spin all-vinyl sets of tunes. Enjoy a cold beer and wander through Descanso as the sun sets.
Music on the Main (Advance tickets required) – Eight Thursdays from June 6 – July 25
Enjoy eight evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. Bring a picnic or purchase food from Patina’s concession stand. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first serve basis.
Beer Garden Nights – Five Thursdays from Aug. 1–29
Descanso keeps its doors open late from 5–8pm on Thursdays in August. There will be a beer garden and food available for purchase. No advance ticketing required.
End of Summer Nights Celebration (Advance tickets required) – Wednesday, Aug. 28
Grab a cold drink and relax to the tunes of The Flashdance DJs, wander through the gardens to the sounds of live music. Enjoy the sunset, then end the night with some stargazing in the Oak Woodland.
Please note: Tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more than 6 tickets will have all additional tickets invalidated. Some events are already sold out so it is suggested to check the website and reserve tickets prior to showing up to the venue.
For a full calendar of events, visit https://www.descansogardens.org/summer-at-descanso/