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Japanese Festivals

Plan to attend a family-friendly event in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden with extensive support from the Fort Worth Japanese Society. We invite visitors to celebrate fall in the Japanese Garden while exploring the arts and culture of Japanese during the November 5-6 Fall Japanese Festival. 

Saturday, November 5, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, last admission at 3:00 pm daily
Sunday, November 6, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, last admission at 3:00 pm daily

The festival includes cultural demonstrations, performances, unique shopping opportunities, and traditional foods. Japanese culture highlights for the Fall Festival will include: 

  • On both days, two Taiko drumming groups perform at 10 AM, 12 PM, and 4:30 PM in the Horseshoe Garden. 
  • Master Swordsman, G.K. Sugai will perform in the Shelter House daily at 1:00 pm. 
  • There will also be demonstrations from traditional dancers from the Fort Worth Japanese Society and karate experts. 
  • Authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstration will be hosted in Oak Hall during the Fall Japanese Festival (an additional fee applies). Adults are $5, Children 6-15 $3, and children 5 & under are free. Click here to register
  • Displays of miniature worlds of bonsai trees from the Fort Worth Bonsai Society, and demonstrations in Origami, Calligraphy, and Japanese Games throughout the Japanese Garden. 
  • Vendors will sell treasures from origami jewelry to anime plush figures, and star charts to crafts made from vintage kimonos. 
  • Food from Asian food trucks prepares delicious meals, snacks, and authentic Japanese cuisine prepared by the Fort Worth Japanese Society. 

Contact Leah Hersey for opportunities at

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Admission & FAQs
  • Adults $12 | Seniors 65+ $10 | Child 6-15 $6 | Child 5 & under are FREE
  • Click here to purchase your tickets! 
  • Groups of over 20 receive $2 off each ticket type.
  • FWBG|BRIT Members must be logged in to receive their free tickets. Click here to learn more and sign up!  Questions? Contact the membership office at 817-332-7518.
  • No photo passes will be sold during the Fall Japanese Festival. No tripods or portrait photography during the festival weekend. 
  • Drones or any other form of UAV are not permitted. 
  • Smoking and vaping are not allowed in the garden.
  • No outside food is allowed. 
  • Please remain on designated paths, please don’t walk through flower beds or foliage.
  • Free parking is available at 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., and 3408 W. Freeway (along the I30 access road),
    • Free Overflow parking: Christ Chapel (3701 Birchman Ave.), and Dickies Yellow lots
    • UBER or Lyft – Due to the expected high attendance and limited parking capacity, we suggest using UBER or Lyft to attend this event.
  • Still, have additional questions? Email us at
Red paper lanterns decorate the Japanese Garden