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Japanese Summer Festival 2016 @ Andersen Japanese Garden

Japanese Summer Festival

A Celebration of Traditional Cultural Arts

Saturday, July 30 & Sunday, July 31

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

FREE for Garden Members | Cost of Regular Garden Admission for Non-Members

Click HERE for a downloadable PDF of 2016 Japanese Summer Festival Activities

The Japanese Summer Festival features exhibits, demonstrations and unique performances that appeal to all age groups and helps 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. Admission to the Japanese Summer Festival is always free for Garden Members.

2016 Activities & Performances Include:

Indoor Activities

  • Rock River Bonsai Society Exhibit

  • Raku Pottery – Demonstration and displays

  • Origami – Hands-on demonstrations of Japanese art of paper folding

  • Fukuwarai Activity – Traditional Japanese holiday game

  • Falconry Display

  • Satsuma Button Craftsman-Japanese ceramic button display

  • Samurai Warrior Costumes– try on costume for a great photo opportunity

  • Artezanato Studio Festival Vendor– items will be for sale

  • Ohio Kimono Festival Vendor– items will be for sale