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Japanese Friendship Garden

2215 Pan American Road East

San Diego, CA 92101

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Originating from Chinese folklore, Tanabata is a holiday that celebrates the meeting of Orihime and Hikoboshi! Separated by the Milky Way, the stars Orihime and Hikoboshi are able to meet once per year on the seventh day of the seventh month. On Sunday, July 7th, the Japanese Friendship Garden (JFG) has partnered with the Minatomo Japanese Community to have their inaugural Tanabata Festival in San Diego! Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy the summer sun with festival foods, carnival games, cultural performances and demonstrations as well as partake in the Tanabata celebration by creating kazari (decorations). Tanzaku is one of the more popular decorations and are used to write wishes that may be granted. Tanzaku and other types of kazari will be available to either take home or be used to decorate different areas of JFG.

All pre-sale tickets include a Festival Pass that is made up of a JFG map, festival programs schedule, scavenger hunt, and nine (9) activity tickets redeemable at certain activity booths. Admission and Festival Passes will also be available at the door, separately, day of Tanabata Festival. More information can be found by clicking here.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

| Balboa Park has various options for free public parking and can be found online at balboapark.org/plan/parking. Please note that JFG does not have its own parking lot and that dockless vehicles are not allowed on JFG grounds. The address to input when using a rideshare is 2215 Pan American Road E. San Diego, CA.

What can I bring into the event?

| Non-alcoholic beverages are allowed into JFG. Please note that outside food is not allowed, all of Balboa Park is considered non-smoking, and only ADA service dogs are allowed into JFG.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

| Inquiries can be e-mailed to events-marketing@niwa.org

What's the refund policy?

| Deadline for refunds is Sunday, 30 June at 5:00 PM (PST).

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

| No - digital copies are preffered.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

| Yes

Can I update my registration information?

| Yes

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Japanese Friendship Garden

2215 Pan American Road East

San Diego, CA 92101

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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