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Garden Party: Festival in the Evening Sun

Original art by Constance Perenyi

Original art by Constance Perenyi

Join us for a summer evening in
the Seattle Japanese Garden
sipping sake under the setting sun!

Thursday, July 12th from 6PM until 9PM



Savor local wine, specially-chosen sake, Japanese beer, and a dinner menu
inspired by the food found at a traditional Japanese summer festival.

Enjoy a jazz trio serenading you across the water, accompanied by
the smooth ripples of swimming koi fish.

Be enveloped by the lush greenery of the garden in summer, 
and watch as the sunset transforms the landscape into majestic twilight. 

Described as the "Best Kept Secret in Seattle," 
this is one summer evening event you won't want to miss.


Support the Seattle Japanese Garden:

What is it about the Seattle Japanese Garden that makes it so appealing to both Seattle locals and tourists? 

The quiet majesty of this ever-changing landscape speaks to something within our souls. A peaceful retreat from the turbulence of modern life, we believe that this urban garden is necessary to the well-being of Seattle and its many inhabitants.

Please join us at Garden Party, our biennial fundraiser and celebration of everything the garden had to offer. All guests will have an opportunity to make a tax-deductible gift to support programming, operations and capital improvements for the Garden. 

This year we are pleased to unveil a new donor circle to acknowledge those who contribute $500-$10,000 annually in support of this beloved public space. As a Camellia Circle member, you will help steward and enhance the landscapes and programs of the Seattle Japanese Garden for future generations


Thanks to our event co-chairs, Bill McGee and Jeanne Peterson

Sponsored by

Arboretum Foundation, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Prentice Bloedel Unit 86, Tahoma Fuji Sake, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Sugimoto America, Steve Alley & Amy Scott, Skip Vonckx & Zanny Milo Noriko & Doug Palmer, Jeff Lehman & Katrina Russell, Yuka Shimizu, Joan Affleck-Smith & Nepier Smith.


Photo courtesy of Aurora Santiago

Photo courtesy of Aurora Santiago

Earlier Event: July 7
Tanabata Cha-kai: Tea Ceremony