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Japanese Summer Festival

  • Presented By
  • Location
    Anderson Japanese Gardens
    318 Spring Creek Rd.
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone
    (815) 229-9390
  • Date
    July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Price
    Free for Premium Garden members | Regular Garden admission for basic and non-members | Registration and participation fee required for tea ceremonies
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Overview
Additional Information

The Japanese Summer Festival features exhibits, traditional demonstrations and unique performances that help  foster a better understanding of the Japanese culture. Most festival activities are included with garden admission, with a small fee required for tea ceremony participation. Click here for tea ceremony schedule and registration.

Popular activities and performers include:
Drum performances by Ho Etsu Taiko of Chicago
Tea ceremonies
Traditional Japanese dance
Children's games
Candyman
Calligraphy demonstrations
Martial arts demonstrations
Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arranging)



Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Directions:
Anderson Japanese Gardens - 318 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on Business 20 to IL 251 (N. 2nd St.). Turn right (north) on IL 251 to Spring Creek Rd. Exit on Spring Creek Rd. and move to left lane to turn left into gardens.

Japanese Summer Festival
  • July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
  • Anderson Japanese Gardens
  • Free for Premium Garden members | Regular Garden admission for basic and non-members | Registration and participation fee required for tea ceremonies
  • Recurring daily