December 1, 2017 – February 29, 2018   
Closed for winter.

2018 schedule to be announced.



Adults 18-64: $6
Youths 6–17, Senior Adults 65+, College students with ID, & Disabled: $4
Children 0-5: FREE

On the First Thursdays of the month, admission is FREE for all visitors from 3 pm until closing.

Admission restrictions: In order to preserve the unique nature of this garden, and ensure access for all, we do not allow picnicking, weddings, tripods, or pets.


Family/Dual   $30 / Student   $15 / Individual   $20 / Photographer   $75

Annual Passes can be used to enter the garden during normal business hours, including most special events. Garden Party and Moon Viewing require a separate entry fee.


With members-only access to the Garden during designated hours, Photographer Memberships offer unparalleled access to the Japanese Garden. During special open hours, photographers are welcome to use tripods and other photography equipment. This category of membership is $75 per person. 


We welcome photographers to enjoy shooting in the garden. To preserve a tranquil experience for all visitors, we only allow monopod usage during regular hours. Portrait photography and and changes of outfits are not allowed. To shoot with tripods and other equipment, please consider joining as a photography member and attending exclusive shoots.


Guided tours of the Japanese Garden are available daily at 12:30p.m. April through October. Public tours are complimentary with admission. *Guided tours are occasionally cancelled due to unavailability of volunteer guides. Please check with the ticket booth on the day of to confirm by calling (206) 684- 4725. 

Wedding Policy

The Seattle Japanese Garden is not available as a venue for weddings. Other private event reservation requests can be directed to the ticket booth at (206) 684-4725 during operating hours.