Festivals and Seasonal Programs

Japanese Festival

Students will be immersed in the rich culture and history of Japan with hands-on activities, tea ceremony, demonstrations, tours of the Garden and more! Take home projects include koi windsocks, kanji fans, and origami.
September 24-27 / 10:00am-12:00 noon
Grades 2-6. $6 per student. Rain date September 30


Harvest Festival

Treat your class to some old-fashioned fun in the Garden. Make some traditional harvest crafts including cider making, pumpkin painting and corn husk flowers. Discovery stations teach fun facts about fruits and vegetables, pollinaton, and seed dispersal. Students will enjoy some harvest fun while jumping in a haystack and picnicking with some old time Pickin’ and grinnin’ with Joe Oser!
October 22-November 1 / 10:00am-12:00noon
Grades K-4. $6 per student. Rain dates November 4-5

Tennessee Treasures

Available throughout the month of November.
Give thanks for Tennessee during this seasonal program that digs into the historic beginnings of our state and celebrates our natural resources. Explore how Native Americans and settlers used these for food, shelter, and daily life.
90 minute seasonal program.
Grades 2-6. $6 per student.

Holidays Around the World

Available throughout the month of December.
Learn how children all over the world celebrate the holiday season. Experience Posada, Chinese New Year, and Diwali by making pinatas, diyas, and Chinese Lanterns.
90 minute seasonal program.
Grades K-4. $6 per student.



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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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