Japanese Festival | Kids Out and About St. Louis

Japanese Festival

Celebrating the history, culture, and people of Japan, the Japanese Festival at the Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the United States.

Since 1977, the Missouri Botanical Garden has produced the annual Japanese Festival in conjunction with the Japanese Activities Committee, a coalition of several Japanese-American organizations that provide art, dance, food and entertainment for thousands of visitors each year. Saturday* & Sunday, August 31-September 1 10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. Grounds open at 9 a.m. and remain open until 10 p.m. for candlelight walks. Monday (Labor Day), September 2 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. *Due to festival scheduling, there will be no Saturday morning walking hours on Saturday, August 31.


4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO, 63110
United States


(314) 577-5100
Contact name: 
Catherine Martin
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
$16 Admission (ages 13 & older) $5 Children (ages 3–12) $8 Garden members (free for member children 3–12)


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