Advance online ticket sales will end at 5:30 p.m. each day of the event. 

We would also like to encourage you to carpool if possible or take the light rail to this event as parking is limited.

Otsukimi

Moonviewing Festival 2019

Experience a moonlit and intimate evening in the Garden at this year's Otsukimi Festival. During this two-day celebration, guests may enjoy entering our Tea Garden (Musoan), ordinarily off-limits to the public, and watch a traditional Japanese performance. 

Our friends at Sapporo USA and Hiro Sake will be serving thirst-quenching sake cocktails and beer at our bar. A variety of seasonal wines and, of course, Japanese favorites like plum wine will be available as well. Pair your favorite beverage with a delicious plate from Yatai Ramen, Blue Fin, Bao bar or Ohya Korean Kitchen and BBQ while watching live performances and exploring art installations. Finally, relax in our Tea Cafe while being served matcha tea and sweets by our tea volunteers. 

Purchase your tickets now before they're sold out!

 

Date:    

Friday, October 11th and October 12th, 2019  

Time: 

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Advanced Tickets (Pre-Sale): 

$30 Adults / $25 Members

$7.00 Youth (3 - 12 years old)

Free for children under 3 years old

Ticket Price At The Gate:

$35 Adults / $30 Members

$7.00 Youth (3 - 12 years old)

Free for children under 3 years old

*Food and beverages will be available for purchase at an additional cost.

Location:  

Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix 

1125 N. 3rd Ave. Phoenix, Arizona 85003

Art & Entertainment:

Shinobue (Japanese flute) by Miro Koshio
Taiko Drumming by Ken Koshio
Traditional Japanese Dance performance by Suzuyuki-Kai 
Koto in the Tea Garden by Yoko Awaya

Japanese Calligraphy by Encolor

Ikebana by Susan Allen

Performer Lineup:

6:30 - 7:00: Miro on Shinobue (Front Gate)

7:15 - 7:45: Ken Koshio Group on Taiko

7:45 - 8:00: Intermission

8:00 - 8:30: Suzuyuki Kai Dancers

8:45 - 9:30: Taiko Finale with Ken/ Miro

Koto Schedule:

6:30: Gate opens

7:00 - 7:10: Show

7:20 - 7:30: Show

7:30 - 8:00: Intermission 

8:00 - 8:10: Show

8:20 - 8:30: Show

8:40 - 8:50: Show

A Special Thanks To Our Sponsors:
 
City of Phoenix
 
Arizona Commission On The Arts
 
Sapporo Beer
https://sapporobeer.com/
Hiro Sake
http://hirosake.com
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Food Vendors

Vendor 1: Ohya Korean Kitchen & Bar

www.goohya.com

Vendor 2: Yatai Ramen 

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Yatai-Ramen-AZ-Food- Truck

Vendor 3: Bao Bar 

https://www.baobaraz.com/

Vendor 4: Blue Fin 

http://phxbluefin.com/

Event Parking
 
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
 
If you're driving to the event, please park at the following designated parking lots (indicated on the map below):
 

**NO KOI FOOD SALES AT THIS TIME; NO OUTSIDE FOOD ALLOWED**

In order to monitor the health of our koi fish, we have suspended sales of koi food and ask visitors to not bring in outside food for them.  (e.g. bread, crackers, pet store food, etc). Thank you for your understanding.