Memphis Japan Festival

September 24
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

A full day of music, dance, martial arts, ‚Äča roving Japanese Candyman, and Taiko. Admission includes the Memphis Japan Festival and Memphis Botanic Garden, as well as David Rogers’ Big Bugs sculpture exhibit and tours of the Japanese Garden throughout the day.

Memphis Botanic Garden Members: FREE/Non-members: adults $5, children ages 2-12 $2.50, under 2 FREE.

Take a peek at photos from previous years' festivals!

Activities for the day include:                    

Entertainment by:
- Martial Arts groups - Fudoshinka Dojo, United State Naginata Federation, and MidSouth Aikido

-The Candyman, Masaji Terasawa

-The Daikin America employee Taiko Group

-The Kent Family Magic Circus

-The Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater

Various lectures by Memphis Bonsai Society and Jackie Frain tea ceremonies.

Exhibitors include JetAA Music City, Consulate General of Japan and more.

Children's area includes a Hello Kitty Bounce House and more.

Sumo suit wrestling is $5 per match for adults and children.

For full schedule of events and activities, visit


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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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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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