Remember the fun of exploring outdoors late on a summer night? Recapture that excitement at Light Up the Night, an evening of fine food, live music, craft beers and California wine set in three beautiful garden locations.
A benefit for Descanso Gardens, Light Up the Night will be held at
6 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2013
Everything is more mysterious in the night: Trees loom higher, shadows are deeper, night-sounds are nearer. Light Up the Night will capture the youthful anticipation of exploring in the dark, but with a grown-up vibe.
Three different Patina restaurants will create casual, elegant cuisine served at tasting stations located across Descanso. Enjoy selections from Ray's and Stark Bar, Nick and Stef's Steakhouse, and Kendall's Brasserie, plus innovative and handmade desserts. Partner your plate with a California wine or distinctive craft beer.
And what’s a summer party without a little night music? Light Up the Night will feature music as diverse as the menu, including:
This evening of fun serves a vital function: Light Up the Night is a benefit for Descanso Gardens, raising funds to help the Gardens grow and continue to serve the community.
Light Up the Night is generously sponsored by:
Online Media Sponsorship provided by Pasadena Now.
For questions about Light Up the Night or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Somer Sherwood at firstname.lastname@example.org or (818) 952-4391.
This is a rain or shine event. In the unlikely event of cancellation due to weather, please consider your ticket a donation to Descanso Gardens. Descanso Gardens is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Descanso Gardens is an urban retreat of year-round natural beauty, internationally renowned botanical collections and spectacular seasonal horticultural displays. In 1953, Descanso founder E. Manchester Boddy preserved these 160 acres of gardens, woodlands and chaparral for future generations to experience the natural heritage and beauty of Southern California. Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Descanso Gardens welcomes thousands of visitors annually, from local members to international travelers.
To practice exemplary stewardship of Descanso's distinctive character and assets; offer people an experience close to nature; and cultivate understanding of the natural world and people's place in it through inspiration, education and example.