Children’s Day Festival at Yume Japanese Gardens on May 8

“Join us on Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm to celebrate the Japanese national holiday of Children’s Day at Yume Japanese Gardens.

Children’s Day (Kodomo no Hi) falls annually on May 5 when Japanese families celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of their children. This year our Festival will coincide with Mother’s Day. What a wonderful way of celebrating moms and children all together.

The event will feature Taiko Drumming performance by Odaiko Sonora, Kamishibai (“paper play”storytelling, origami, ikebana for children, Japanese crafts, and much more!

Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

The participation in this event will be scheduled in increments of 2 hour per time slot (10:00am-12:00pm OR 12:00pm-2:00pm) to guarantee social distancing to our visitors.”

Advanced ticket reservation is required. This is a limited admission event. Admission Tickets: Adults: $18 – Members: $10 – Children: $6 – Children under 5: Free

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Yume Japanese Gardens and Museum of Tucson ( is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, located at 2130 N. Alvernon Way. It features eight examples of classical Japanese landscape design, a replica traditional Japanese cottage, a museum of Japanese art and handicrafts, an art gallery, and gift shop. It also holds seasonal Japanese festivals and classes in Japanese popular arts.

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