Fun and Cultural Exploration for the Whole Family on Children’s Day at JFGM

Looking for a delightful day out with the kids? Look no further than the Children’s Day at the Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum! This enchanting event promises a day filled with fun, learning, and cultural exploration for the whole family.

Come join us for an exciting event!

You’ll be invited to make special koinobori, play games, and eat kashiwamochi. Performances will run throughout the day. You can also enjoy wearing yukatas, courtesy of the SD Kimono Club.

Children's Day at the Japanese Friendship Garden

Free activities:
Koinobori Craft
Origami Kabuto
Games
Kamishibai
Go

Food Vendors:
House of Bao
Ko-Li Bar Shaved Ice
Sumosize Japanese Street Food

Merchant Vendors:
Bianca Marcellous
Krafis Handbags and Scarves
Kimono Suishin

About the Children’s Day Celebration

May 5 was originally known as Tango no sekku, the Japanese equivalent of the Double Fifth which is a holiday celebrated in many Chinese households around the world. In 1948, the government changed the official name to Children’s Day.

However, even though May 5 is officially known as Children’s Day, most Japanese still consider and celebrate the “double fifth” as Boy’s Day, while Girl’s Day is celebrated on the “double third” (March 3).

Children's Day at the Japanese Friendship Garden

See you there!

Mark your calendars and get ready for a day of joy and discovery at the Children’s Day at the Japanese Friendship Garden! For more information and event details, click here.

JFGM is located at 2215 Pan American Road. E., San Diego, CA 92101

See you there, San Diego!

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    May 5, 2024 10:00 am
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    May 5, 2024 4:00 pm
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    • Japanese Friendship Garden
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    2215 Pan American Road. E., San Diego, CA 92101
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