Otsukimi Moonviewing Festival 2018
Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27
Otsukimi is back for two nights!
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
$5 Youth (12 and under.)
$20 Members of the Garden
$25 General Public
Every year the Japanese Friendship Garden brings the valley a traditional Japanese Moon-viewing festival to celebrate the Fall season.
Guests may enjoy entering our Tea Garden (Roji) normally off limits to the public. In the Tea Garden guests will be able to view a traditional tea demonstration by our tea group Tanko-kai.
Along with demonstrations at 7:00 and 8:00 pm, hostesses in Kimono will be serving Matcha tea's, traditional mochi's and sweets at our tea cafe.
Our friends at Hiro Sake and Sapporo USA will be serving tasty sake cocktails and Sapporo beers at our bar. A variety of seasonal wines and of course Japanese favorites like plum wine and sparkling sake will be available as well.
Food vendors serving takoyaki balls, Japanese curry, poke, bao buns, unagi, takiyaki, yakitori more!
Telescopes for star gazing provided by phoenix astronomical society.
Performances on our main stage:
Koto Music by Yoko Awaya Koto Music Conservatory - AWAYA-KAI & Sachiyo Yoshimoto
Shakuhachi Flute by Jin Sokushin
Traditional Japanese Dance by Mari Kanet & Suzuyuki kai
Taiko Drum Performance by Ken Koshio
Japanese Art Installations:
Lantern and Calligraphy art installations
Ikebana Flower art installations by Ping Wei
Artistic and vivid event and performance lighting by Vli Events
This project is supported in part by the Arizona Commission on the Arts which receives support from the State of Arizona and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Location: Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix
1125 N. 3rd Ave. Phoenix Arizona 85003
602.274.8700 / info@jfgph
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix (View)
1125 North 3rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|