Explore the art of entertaining at Beautiful Tables Showcase


With a history of more than 20 years, Beautiful Tables is an annual tradition at Lakewold Gardens. This year, Beautiful Tables is scheduled for Nov. 1-10. Lakewold Gardens invites professional and amateur designers to submit a unique idea for decorating a holiday table. Categories include: Formal, Whimsical, Seasonal and Contemporary. Beautiful Tables celebrates seasons, cultures, milestones and dreams. Typically, 25-30 tables provide an extravagant visual experience for visitors to delight in, find ideas to take home, and wonder at the ingenuity and creativity of our local design community.

Tables are juried by esteemed members of our local community. In 2019 these include: Jason Whalen, Deputy Mayor, City of Lakewood; Lynn Di Nino, award winning artist; Joanne Titus Thompson, long-time member of Lakewold Gardens and active Lakewood community member; Rock Hushka, Deputy Director and Chief Curator Tacoma Art Museum; and Victoria Clark of Concepts. 

Admission Beautiful Tables is $10 for Lakewold members and $15 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the door and include general admission to the garden as well as the showcase.


Nov. 1: Members and Donor Party

Award Ceremony and Cocktail Event
5:30-7:30 p.m., $35

All are invited to take part in this exciting evening. The $35 admittance fee includes appetizers, beer, wine and a night of entertainment. To RSVP, call (253) 584-4106.

Nov. 4: Discount Day

$5 members; $10 general admission

Nov. 6: Senior Day

$10 senior admission

Nov. 10: People Choice Awards

2 p.m. 

Learn more about Lakewold Gardens at www.LakewoldGardens.org.

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