RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, in Kentia Hall at the Los Angeles Convention Center, consists of thousands of hand-carved illuminated jack o’lanterns (basic-intermediarry level work), with dozens of 100 pound artisan pumpkins. RISE jack o’lantern artists spend 10-15 hours on per pumpkin, and foam pumpkin structures. Dozens of illuminated pieces fill the Convention Center from the 13th-16th of October before moving to Pomona Fairplex on the last weekend of the month.
While some are on their last legs and a few of the artisan pumpkins don’t quite hit the mark, the majority of the Jack O’Lanterns at RISE are super cool.
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