Help us Celebrate Our 55th Anniversary

Scenes from Seattle Japanese Garden in 1960
Scenes from Seattle Japanese Garden in 1960

Scenes from Seattle Japanese Garden in 1960.

Photo top left: Princess Michiko of Japan plants the birch tree that still stands today. Top right: Designer Juki Iida oversees the installation of a lantern on at the south end of the pond. Bottom: A crew works to clear the site for the future garden.

Join us for a magical summer evening, a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience an elegant fete of scrumptious Japanese cuisine served with fine wine and sake amidst the serene beauty of Seattle Japanese Garden.

Guests are invited to partake in a traditional Nodate outdoor tea ceremony, read artfully installed haiku as they stroll the garden, and pause to enjoy traditional dance and musical performances.

Catering of authentic Japanese Cuisine by I Love Sushi Tastings of craft Wine provided by local winery, JM Cellars Tastings of premium sake and Asahi beer imported from Japan Urasenke-style Outdoor Tea ceremony by Tankokai Seattle Flute performance by White Swan label recording artist Gary Strousos Traditional koto music on keyboard by pianist Chris Kenji Beer Traditional Japanese dance by Fujima Fujimine Dance Ensemble

Garden Party guests
Garden Party guests

Guests of the Garden Party savor delicious food and fine wine. Credit: Jennifer Boyle Photography

Title Sponsor: Prentice Bloedel Japanese Garden Arboretum Unit 86

In-Kind Sponsors:Japan Prestige Sake, Inc.Vinum ImportingJM CellarsTankokai SeattleMichael Dylan Welch Fujima Fujimine Dance Ensemble Steve Alley & Jack Rafn

Proceeds support vital programs & community events at Seattle Japanese Garden.

Tickets are $75 a person, including garden admission, food & beverage, and entertainment.

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A Limited number of tickets are available. Get yours here while they last.