Memphis Japan FestivalSeptember 30, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
The 2018 Memphis Japan Festival is a fun, family-friendly, interactive and hands-on experience of Japanese culture. The Festival is presented by the Japan-America Society of Tennessee and will be held outdoors, rain or shine, on Sunday, September 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, with performances on the Jim Duncan Stage and tours of the Japanese Garden.
Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children 2 – 12 years old. Admission is free for Memphis Botanic Garden members and for children under 2 years. Admission includes the Memphis Japan Festival and Memphis Botanic Garden, including Origami in the Garden exhibit. The special discounted admission prices are available on September 30th only and are compliments of Memphis Botanic Garden. Guests enter the festival through the North Gate. Parking is free of charge in the North Lot.
Festival highlights include traditional and contemporary Japanese music and dance, martial arts demonstrations, cultural lectures, a traditional tea ceremony, arts & crafts, anime merchandise, children’s activities, sumo-suit wrestling, a roving Japanese Candyman and a variety of Japanese cuisine featuring special menus from local restaurants and food trucks. For more information, please visit our website – www.memphisjapanfestival.org and Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/events/1480463092068966/.