Anderson Japanese Gardens is a beautiful, outdoor setting that inspires the mind and energizes the soul.
Our twelve-acre landscape of streams, waterfalls, winding pathways, and koi-filled ponds has been rated one of North America’s highest quality Japanese gardens for more than a decade.
GARDEN OPEN DAILY
April 27, 2018 – October 31, 2018
Mon-Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DAILY ADMISSION RATES
Seniors (62+) $8.00
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
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.
Dancing in the Gardens is a fusion dance event held outdoors in the Pavilion on the last Wednesday of the month, May through October, from 7:30-10:30PM. Each session is $5 and includes a dance lesson. Fusion dancing is a blend of different dance styles and music varieties - all levels of dance experience are welcome. This is a non-alcoholic event. Please park in the east overflow parking lot and dress for the outdoors.Find out more »
Join Dr. Karen Blake Ruffner, local literacy expert, on a tour of the Garden. Participants will walk through the Garden, stopping along the way to share and write about how the Garden touches the heart. Anyone who is tentative to commit pen to paper will see how easy it is to become a writer through this sensory experience. This class is intended for participants ages 18 and older.Find out more »