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

Face Painting

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*




Food and Drink (Subject to change)

Dub Ya Bee's BBQ

  • 1/4 lb. hotdog with chips

  • Brisket Nachos

  • 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

602.274.8700 / 







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.