Japanese Festival

09/13/2014, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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MBG/JAST members and University of Memphis students $5/non-members $10.

This year's festival will take place on the TruGreen Lawn, with performances on our new Jim Duncan Stage!
Entry to the festival is through the North Gate, with ample free parking in our North Lot.

Celebrate the history, culture and people of Japan at the Memphis Botanic Garden Japanese Festival, featuring demonstrations on tea ceremony, origami, chopsticks, kimono dressing, Bon odori, koi ponds, Brussel’s Bonsai display, and more.

Be amazed by the Candyman from Epcot as he creates works of art from spun sugar! Japanese Garden Tours throughout the day.

Enjoy the energizing sounds of Kaminari Taiko drummers. Kids can try their hands at traditional Japanese games while parents shop at our Japanese marketplace.

Click here for a full schedule of activities.

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Special thanks to Japanese Traders and Manufacturers Association of Memphis, First Tennessee Foundation, Sekisui, Ikebana International, The University of Memphis and Japan America Society of TN. 


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Daily Garden Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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