Children's Day 2019
Children's Day in Japan is a national holiday celebrating the healthy growth and happiness of children.
Enjoy a family-friendly day full of entertainment at the main stage, Taiko drumming and workshop, ice cream, snacks, and delicious food vendors.
Kids Activities (Subject to change):
Origami Arts & Craft
Japanese brush calligraphy demonstration
Play with Japanese traditional toys
Make your own dry garden
Be a Japanese prince and princess photo booth
Hina Doll & Kabuto display
Take a fun selfie with the Japanese Friendship Garden's mascot "Shymon"
*Activities and displays are subject to change.*
Under The Big Top (Performance Tent)
*Subject to change*
Taiko Drumming by Eileen Morgan
Aikido Demonstration by Valley Aikido
Magic Show by Magician Robert Bengel
Kids Chorus Group Performance by AZ Gakuen Chorus Group
Soran Bushi dance performance by Glendale Community College's Japanese Culture Club
Food and Drink (Subject to change)
1/4 lb. hotdog with chips
Pulled pork nachos
Join us with all the kids for a fun day of cultural activities to celebrate Children's Day at Japanese Friendship Garden.
Sunday April 14, 2019
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
$7.00 adults / $6.00 seniors (+62)
$5.00 military and students (with I.D.)
Free for children 6 and under
Purchase your all-inclusive activity band for $10.00
(Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase at an additional cost.)
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
1125 N. 3rd Ave. Phoenix, Arizona 85003
We would like to encourage you to carpool if possible or take the light rail to this event as parking is limited.
When riding the Light Rail, exit at the Central and Roosevelt stop. The Garden is located on the west side of the rail, 0.3 miles from the station; it is directly behind the Irish Cultural Center (1106 N. Central Ave, Phoenix), just north of Portland Avenue. The Garden entrance is across the parking lot at 1125 N. 3rd Avenue.