Enchanted: Forest of Light. Descanso Gardens' nighttime event transforms the grounds from something perhaps resembling a foreboding forest out of a Brothers Grimm fairy tale to a more whimsical and spectral landscape. Throughout the mile-long stroll, walkers will be bathed in colors and sounds and take in magical sights truly befitting the holiday season. (Why settle for lights on your puny Christmas tree when you can have an entire garden full of lighted trees?) If you're in the mood for a bite, you can pair your admission ticket with a reservation at the garden's Maple restaurant.
If you're in search of a phantasmic winter wonderland (or maybe you've just always wondered what it would be like to have been an extra in the music video for "Electric Feel"), look no further than