On August 19th and 20th, Rockford, Illinois’ Anderson Japanese Gardens hosts its annual Japanese Summer Festival, which features a tea ceremony, traditional dance performances, martial arts presentations, Japanese sword performance, a falconer exhibit, hands-on origami demonstration and children’s games. The garden, designed by master craftsman Hoichi Kurisu, is open to visitors throughout the year.
Anderson Japanese Gardens Japanese Summer Festival
August 19-20, 2017 at Anderson Japanese Gardens
318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford, Illinois 61107