If you enjoy stargazing, get ready to experience the cosmos for yourself right here in Los Angeles.
Astra Lumina has returned to the South Coast Botanic Garden for its wildly popular illuminated night walk series, featuring an immersive display of lustrous light and cosmic wonders. This year, visitors will also find an interstellar lounge serving enchanting Astral Tequila cocktails.
Set off across mysterious grounds to discover a galactic garden that shares a special connection to the sky above. Guided by the force of astral energy, you and other explorers will embark on a breathtaking journey through the celestial pathway, encountering a world of stars descended from the night sky.
You’ll become fully immersed in starlight during your mesmerizing night walk. Illuminating encounters and soundscapes will dominate your surroundings, until the luminous orbs regenerate and rise, finally reuniting in the night sky to shine brighter than ever before.
Then, after connecting with the night sky, visitors can say “cheers” to the stars at the Astral Tequila cocktail lounge. From cosmic-inspired cocktails to decadent Espresso Martinis, you’ll find no shortage of stellar drinks to keep you refreshed after your celestial journey.
In the spirit of Mexico’s artisan culture, Astral Tequila values the power of the sun as a source of vital energy. That’s why Astral Tequila is made with 100% agave, nourished by the sun and stars.
What better way to round off an evening amongst the stars than by sipping a drink nourished by them? Astral Tequila’s MoonGlow Mule is a must-try drink during your visit to Astra Lumina, featuring a citrusy kick as bright as the cosmos.
We also recommend trying the Star Crossed Martini: an espresso martini made with Astral Blanco, coffee liqueur, and cold brew that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and bitter. Plus, if you can’t make it to Astra Lumina, the Star Crossed Martini is easy to make it home and serves as the ultimate DIY nightcap!
Star-Crossed Espresso Martini
1.5 oz. Astral Reposado Tequila
1 oz. Mr. Black Cold Brew Coffee Liqueur
1 oz. Cold Brew Concentrate
1 oz. Simple Syrup
Coffee Bean Garnish
Instructions: Add tequila, coffee liqueur, cold brew concentrate and simple syrup to a shaker filled with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.