Welcome the glorious Arizona spring weather at the Japanese Friendship Garden for an all day event from 10am to 6pm combining the cultural traditions of Children’s Day, Ohina Matsuri(Doll Festival for Girls) and Ohanami (Cherry Blossom Viewing). Experience an exciting Japanese style Spring Celebration while enjoying culture, art, live music, family-friendly entertainment & activities, drinks and Japanese fusion eats.
Watch an internationally renowned Japanese puppet group, Yumemi-Trunk, perform their mesmerizing version of “Urashima Taro”, listen to live traditional Japanese music and watch as well as participate in Japanese dance performances that will sweep you away to Japan without ever leaving Phoenix.
Kids can try their hands at playing with traditional Japanese toys such as tops and kendama or learn how to rake a mini zen garden (karisansui).
Discover the beauty of our beautiful Hina Ningyo Display in the Tea Garden for an extra 5 dollars with tea included.
Visit our Market Place where various goods from vendors as well as beautiful objects off all kinds directly imported from Japan will be featured by the JFG gift shop.
The JFG tea cafe will also be open with Japanese sweets packages for kids and adults alike. A hot tea and Japanese sweet set will also be offered.
Enjoy our Sapporo beer garden serving a selection of Sapporo beer, red and white wines as well as Hiro sake cocktails. Grab a bite from our selection of Japanese, Korean and other food vendors.
Our garden relies on patrons such as you to maintain and operate for the community thank you in advance for your support. 501 c3 nonprofit.
Advance tickets are available for purchase at https://haruinthegarden.bpt.me/
- Location: Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
- Start Date: March 22, 2020
- End Date: March 22, 2020
- Start Time: 10:00AM
- End Time: 6:00PM
- Event Cost: General $20; Member $15; Children $10 (3-12);