If you love Halloween, you have to check out Descanso Gardens Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns! It’s a wonderful event here in the city of Angels and features over 5,000 hand carved pumpkins.
There are pop culture pumpkins that include The Walking Dead, Maleficent, Big Bang Theory, giant dinosaurs, and tons more. It’s pretty incredible.
You can see the guys carving the pumpkins…
And of course some of the finished product!
Scott and Awesome Anushika were on the scene and Anushika got some great pics from the display.
Check out the description of the event below and all of the pics!
Lighting up the night once again this October is a unique all-ages Halloween extravaganza – RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns! More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/4-mile scenic trail. The entire family-friendly stroll is a multi-sensory experience that is sure to be a lasting annual family tradition.
All new for 2014! Imagine seeing thousands of carved jack o’lanterns arranged within a variety of exciting themes. Visitors will see a re-creation of the New York City Skyline, favorite sports stars from your professional teams, amazingly carved images of famous TV stars, a giant graveyard made of jack o’lanterns, and a pre-historic arrangement of life-sized dinosaurs made entirely out of lit jack o’lanterns! The variety of themes are sure to impress visitors of all ages.
The RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, a unique all-ages night-time Halloween extravaganza, will light up Descanso Gardens from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2. More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a 1/3-mile scenic trail within the Rose Garden.
Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are available only at www.therise.org. Ticket prices vary from $18-$28 depending on date and time. Discounts are available for kids 3-17 years of age and seniors 65 and older. Kids under 2 get in for free.The RISE is a rain or shine event. Tickets are not refundable.