Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18, 2019
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Kids of all ages can celebrate summer by making a paper fan, origami samurai helmet, and more!

Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri) celebrated in Japan......at family-friendly, hands-on stations. Tea tastings will be available to the first 50 participants following the demonstration at 10:30 am. On Sunday, welcome special guest, The Japan Information Center, and try on a replica of traditional Samurai armour. Schedule 10:30 a.m. Tea ceremony demonstration and tasting by members of the Urasenke Chicago Association. 

Schedule

  • 10:30 a.m. Tea ceremony demonstration by members of the Urasenke Chicago Association
  • 11:30 a.m. Traditional storytelling by Anne Shimojima
  • 12:30 p.m. Taiko drumming performance by Kokyo Taiko
  • 1:30 p.m. Koto harp performance by Chicago Koto Group