Happy Holidays from The Japanese Friendship Garden! Our entire team at the Garden hopes that your holiday season is beautiful and festive. As this season is often celebrated by giving gifts to treasured friends and loved ones, we hope that you think of the Garden when selecting your thoughtful gifts. From Membership packages to gift certificates and more, there are many ways to share the Garden's beauty and Japanese culture with others.

Membership as a Gift!

Benefits of Membership as a Holiday Gift:


We love our members! Giving someone the gift of joining our Garden family is a wonderful treat to share this holiday season!The gift that keeps on giving all year! Our members have free, unlimited daytime admission to our peaceful Garden located in the heart of downtown Phoenix.


Benefits of Membership:

Unlimited Admission during hours of operation

  • E-Garden Newsletter (Tobi ishi)

  • Invitation to special programs

  • 10% discount in Gift Shop (excludes event         tickets, snacks & beverages)

  • Two-one-time use guest passes

  • Membership discount to Workshops, Special Events and Tea Ceremony

  • NEW! Free or reduced admission at participating American Horticultural Society garden & attractions.(excludes special events during operating hours ) Click here to see the list on the Reciprocal Admissions Program.

You can also purchase Gift Admission at the gift shop and place them as an embellishment in your stockings. 


How to Order Your Holiday Membership Gift Certificate:  

  •  Online:



  •  At The Gift Shop: 

 (Tue. - Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)

  •  By phone (602) 274-8700: 

 (Tues. - Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. )

Amazon Smile!

We know that many of you do your holiday shopping on Amazon. Your purchases can help support the Garden! Every purchase you make gives a donation to the garden throughout the year by simply registering the Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix at smile.amazon.com!                                                                                                                              

It'easy! Follow these steps:


  • Log on to www.smile.amazon.com. Use your existing amazon.com password or create an account.


  • Select The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix as your non-profit recipient.


  • Once you register, Amazon donates 0.5% of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to us every time you shop!!

Thank you so much for your support!

A Tea Ceremony Gift Certificate

Our traditional Tea Ceremony is an unforgettable experience!

This Japanese Tea Ceremony is a wonderful gift and a thoughtful way to share this unique aspect of Japanese culture with another.

It also allows them to experience the garden's beauty and pleasant environment. *Gift certificate allows recipient to schedule their tea ceremony visit at a time that works best with their schedule.

Call (602) 274-8700, to order this special gift!

Adopt-A-Plant Program!

Our garden is comprised of hundreds of beautiful and visually intriguing plants and shrubs. 

We are in need of more in order to continually enrich our environment so that our visitors and members have the most pleasant experience possible. We have different plants and shrubs, at different price points, to choose from. We'll give the recipient a lovely certificate to keep signifying this wonderful donation to our garden. 

Please call us for more information at

(602) 274-8700.


Redbud Trees Oklahoma

​or Texas variety

Dwarf Yaupon Holly

Viburnun Suspenum

Carissa Boxwood

Cherry Laurel

Dwarf Myrtle