The Los Angeles Arboretum & Botanic Gardens, located in the Rancho Santa Anita area of Arcadia, is a 127-acre haven for collections of rare plants from all over the world. On May 4th through 6th, the arboretum will host a garden festival, Grow! In addition to the collections, there will be art installations and sculptures integrated into the gardens, lectures and demonstrations by expert landscapers, vendors selling rare and unique plants, food and wine, and live entertainment all weekend. The opening night on Friday will allow you first choice of plants and merchandise, with a Groupon offer as well (expires at midnight 4/28). Head over to the website for all the details!
Location: LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 North Baldwin Avenue Arcadia, CA 91007
Date: May 4th through 6th
Time: Friday: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 AM* – 4:30 PM (*8:00 AM for Arboretum Members)