January

 

 

Popular Japanese Festivals: 9   Map New Fred Korematsu DayFeb Day of RemembranceFeb Girls DayMar

Cherry Blossom 

Cherry Blossom Events  Cherry Blossom LocationsMar-Apr

  Los Angeles

  Nisei Week Tips in Little TokyoAug 2022 Boys DayMay Largest Music ShowJan Auto Car ShowNov
Obon Festivals & Practice:  7 Jun-Aug  Popular Obon FestivalsJun-Aug  Obon Festivals (Only):  7 Jun-Aug  Obon Practices (Only):  0 Jun-Aug  Obon MapJun-Aug 

Let's Go to Japan

  Japan TravelNew!

Places To Go

Landmarks Musts Japanese Garden Tea House Tea Ceremony Museums     Add Event

Guides

Little Tokyo Japantown San Francisco Japantown San Jose Japantown Sawtelle Japantown Seattle Seattle Japantown Bainbridge Islandupdates San Diego Map Oahu Map

Explore All Japanese Events & Locationsbeta

Show Menu
×
2022 Cherry Blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden! When is the Bloom?
March 11, 2011 Japan Anniversary Earthquake & Tsunami that Struck Japan CNN
Setsubun - Japanese Holiday (Feb 2-3)
 The State of California's Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution - Jan 30th
Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution - January 30th
 Saint Patrick's Day - March 17th
 Valentine's Day - Top Tips & Ideas for Your Love Ones
2023 - 24th Annual Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival-Little Tokyo (2 Locations, 2 Days: Dec 31st & Jan 1st) Entertainment (Updated!)
2022 - 17th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival Celebration - Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park (Vendors) March 11-13, 2022 (3 Days)
2022 - Enter Hayao Miyazaki's Enchanting Animated World at the Academy Museum - Creator of Studio Ghibli (MUST SEE)  This Event Ends: June 5, 2022
2022 Grand Opening! Terasaki Buddokan, Los Angeles (Free Community Event with Games, Performances, Activities & Food)
March 3rd is Girls' Day in Japan, or Hinamatsuri
2023 - Annual Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival in Huntington Beach - Cherry Blossom Trees [VIDEO] (3 Days)

Descanso Gardens

Descanso Gardens | Japanese-City.com

Location Information

1418 Descanso Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

In 1970 Descanso Bonsai Society was founded under the leadership of Dick Wydman. Dick was well known in the world of bonsai as a lecturer and teacher of the art. He was a member of the Santa Anita Bonsai Society and the California Bonsai Society. Dick taught ornamental horticulture at numerous colleges, and held classes in his home and at Descanso Gardens until his death in 1977.

Since its origin in 1970 consisting of 22 members, Descanso Bonsai Society has grown to be one of the leading bonsai clubs in the United States. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM, in Van de Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada, California. Monthly programs consist of lectures and demonstrations by well-known bonsai masters, hands-on workshops, plus benefit drawings that feature bonsai pots, plants, books and literature.

The Annual DBS Bonsai Exhibit is staged in early June. It includes a formal display of masterpiece trees, plus a judged exhibit for novices. It also includes a large benefit drawing and plant sale, demonstrations by bonsai masters and a massive sale of bonsai stock, supplies and related items.

Location
Descanso Gardens is located near the intersection of the 210 and 2 freeways. It is a short 20-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles.

Hours
The Gardens are open every day of the year except Christmas, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (although visitors are encouraged to arrive by 4:30 p.m.) Free Parking.

Admission
General $7. Senior/Students $5. Children (5 to 12 years) $2.
Guild members and Children under 5 free.
Tram $3. Enchanted Railroad $2 (Saturdays and Sundays)

Contact

Phone: (818) 949-4200
Website: Click to Visit
Events for this Location