Surround yourself with nature in an outdoor setting that inspires the mind & energizes the soul.

A visit to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

GARDEN OPEN DAILY

May 1- October 31

Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

DAILY ADMISSION RATES

Adults $9.50
Seniors (62+) $8.50
Students $7.50
Children 5 Y.O. & Under Free

FRESCO at THE GARDEN

Serving breakfast & lunch daily

FRESCO IS OPEN DAILY, YEAR-ROUND
Reservations Available:  815.316.2256

Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Sat & Sun: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Membership

Anderson Japanese Gardens is recognized as one of the premier Japanese gardens in North America. Your membership provides vital financial support that helps us maintain the Garden to world-class quality standards and to offer first-class cultural programming and special events.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

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September 2017

Tea Gathering

September 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Tea Gatherings will feature a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony hosted in Anderson Japanese Gardens’ 16th century Sukiya style Guest House.  All events are led by Kimiko Gunji, Professor Emeritus of Japanese Traditional Arts and Culture and the former Director of Japan House at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Space is limited and registration is required. $20 Garden Members | $25 Non-Members

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Tea Gathering

September 23 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Tea Gatherings will feature a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony hosted in Anderson Japanese Gardens’ 16th century Sukiya style Guest House.  All events are led by Kimiko Gunji, Professor Emeritus of Japanese Traditional Arts and Culture and the former Director of Japan House at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Space is limited and registration is required. $20 Garden Members | $25 Non-Members

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On Tap in the Garden

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Tap in the Garden is a craft beer tasting event featuring local and regional breweries.  Brewery representatives will be available to answer questions and provide samples.  Local vendors will have food avialable for purchase.  This event is rain or shine.   $25 for Garden Members | $30 for Non-Members  

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