Opening for the 2018 Season on Friday, April 27

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

Open for the 2018 Season:

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

Adults $9.00
Seniors (62+) $8.00
Students $7.00
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

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.

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April 2018

Flower Viewing Tea Ceremony

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a hanami chakai, or traditional Japanese Flower Viewing Tea Ceremony, with a hands-on lesson focused on proper tea serving procedures and guest etiquette. Click here to register.

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Bujinkan

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bujinkan is a system of martial arts that uses body movement and positioning rather than strength to defeat an opponent.  Sessions are led by Shidoshi Jeff Patchin.  For registration and further information, please email j.patchin9@gmail.com.

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Tai Chi

April 24 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Tai Chi is a combination of slow, graceful exercises that enhance mental focus, relaxation and physical alignment while building leg strength, endurance and stability.  Classes range from easy to moderate depending on your abilities.  Sessions are led by Craig Westlund.  Craig has been studying traditional Asian martial arts for years with experience in Karate, Jujutsu, Kobudo, Shuai, Chiao, Sanshou, Xing yi quan, Bagua zhang, Tai Chi Chuan, and Qigong.  For more information or to register, contact Craig at rockfordtaichi@gmail.com Click…

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