Enchanted Forest of Light

November 17, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Experience the season with Patina at Descanso Gardens during Enchanted Forest of Light. With a wide selection of eateries and bars, we have everything you need to stay full and warm while visiting the Gardens. Enjoy dinner at Maple before walking through Enchanted, or visit Cafe Descanso and Rosa's Tamales + Street Dogs in the main Courtyard. Once inside, visit us on the Luminous Lawn and at the Lightwave Lake for mid-adventure sips and savors!

Fresh Salads from Maple Restaurant

Enjoy a special dinner at Maple Restaurant before heading into Enchanted Forest of Light! Executive Chef Mark Salazar has created the perfect menu, including Roasted Pumpkin Ravioli and Slow-Braised Short Ribs. Make reservations to dine at Maple through OpenTable!

Speciality Coffees & Teas from Winter Cafe at Descanso Gardens

Enjoy signature soups, chili, salads and classics including PB&J, Chicken Tenders and a selection of Grilled Cheese. Pair with our hot specialty espresso drinks that will make you feel warm and satisfied for your walk through Enchanted.

Hot Dogs from Enchanted Market

Enjoy homemade beef and chicken tamales, traditional street dogs and more warm specialties from Rosa! Pair with a glass of wine or cup of hot apple cider. Specialty cocktails also available at the Enchanted Bar located in the Courtyard!

Freshly baked beignets from Luminous Lawn at Enchanted, Forest of Light

Once inside the Gardens, stop by the Luminous Lawn and warm up with an order of our signature beignets. After a little bit of magic, we dust each beignet with confectioners sugar and drizzle with maple syrup! Pair with a glass of your favorite wine or a warm cup of hot chocolate.

Old Fashion, bourbon & whiskey cocktails at Descano Gardens

Surrounded by interactive lights unlike anything in Los Angeles, the Lightwave Lake Bar offers the perfect mid-Enchanted break with warm churros and soft pretzels, wine, beer and hot chocolate. Take in the sights while sipping on your beverage of choice!