Venue Details

22 Star Starred
Japanese Friendship Garden
located at Balboa Park 2215 Pan American Road. E San Diego, CA 92101
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Japanese Friendship Garden
10 ratings
4.8 average rating
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8 events
6 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 01 2013

I enjoyed tea ceremony event but the garden was still very much under construction while I was a member.

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17 events
5 reviews
14 stars
9 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 01 2013

Beautiful, tranquil place. Well-manicured. Nice little cafe and gift shop. An oasis of peace in the middle of a busy city.

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Individual Membership (One Card)
Includes admission to the garden for one year, receipt of the JFGSD NIWA newsletter, invitations to members-only events, free admission to meditation classes, free admission to over 300 reciprocal gardens, a 10% discount at the Tea Pavilion restaurant next door, a 10% discount at the gift shop, and up to 20% discount on classes, programs and garden events.

Family Membership (Two Cards)
Includes two membership cards (one for yourself and one for a guest of your choice) with all of the above perks, plus entrance for up to four children (age 18 or younger). Children are allowed entrance with either member.

See the Garden website for current exhibitions and upcoming events.

Japanese Friendship Garden Admission California Ballet Company's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Mannheim Steamroller Christmas</em> <em>Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment</em> City Ballet's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>A Snow White Christmas</em> <em>Elf the Musical Jr.</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> <em>Little Shop of Horrors</em> <em>Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play</em> <em>The Dybbuk for Hannah and Sam's Wedding</em>