Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Last Sunday Open Day

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is open to the public the last Sunday of every month and also every single week on Thursdays.

Reservations can be made for $7.50 (children under 18 are free) and will be held for you at check-in. Reservations will close at 7am Sunday mornings but you may still come to the garden and pay $10 cash or check.
The garden is wheelchair accessible.
Sorry, no pets allowed.

The garden will be open rain or shine and we aren't able to issue refunds. You may choose to pay admission upon arrival instead of making a reservation.

April Open Day
Online Reservations Are Closed
Please Pay Admission at the Gate

Last Sunday Open Day
May 29 from 10am to 4pm

Open Thursdays

Reservations can be made for $7.50 (children under 18 are free) and will be held for you at check-in. Reservations will close the day before at 5pm Wednesdays but you may still come to the garden and pay $10 cash or check.
The garden is wheelchair accessible.
Sorry, no pets allowed.

Docent tours are offered every Open Thursday at 2pm. These tours are free with admission.

The garden will be open rain or shine and we aren't able to issue refunds. You may choose to pay admission upon arrival instead of making a reservation.

May 26 Open Thursday
Online Reservations Are Closed
Please Pay Admission at the Gate

Open Thursday
May 26 from 10am to 4pm
A Gift of Serenity & Natural Beauty

Something for the garden lovers in your life. Gift certificates for admission to Open Day. $7.50 each, $15.00 for two or treat an entire family.

Community Meeting

Welcome
May 24 from 6:30 to 8pm

If you live in our neighborhood, you should have received an announcement from the Board of Directors about a community meeting taking place at the garden May 24th from 6:30 to 8pm. You will have an opportunity to see the garden and time to discuss any concerns you might have.

Please join us if you can and RSVP to info@japanesegardenpasadena.com or 626-399-1721. Parking on the street is prohibited. For those of you who will not be coming on foot, please park in the driveway on the east side of the garden. We hope to see you then!

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Planning Your Visit

Directions & Maps

Please visit our Getting Here page for information and maps, including local streets, freeways and available public transportation options.

Getting Here Page

Program Registration

Evenings at the Garden
Cinema Night Movie Series

This summer we will begin a series of Japanese Cinema Nights at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. Join us for wine, snacks and great company watching some of Japan’s greatest contributions to cinema as well as films about Japanese culture.

June Cinema Night
Rikyu (1989)
directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30pm
Gates Open at 5:45pm

(film run time: 135 minutes)

Evenings at the Garden
Japanese Supper Club

Join Japanese home-cooking instructor and author Sonoko Sakai for a unique Japanese Supper Club at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. In a part-demo, part hands-on format, learn how to make healthy, wholesome and delicious traditional Japanese meals using the best farmers’ market ingredients. After the workshop, we will enjoy a delicious three-course supper. Participants may bring their favorite beverage.

Supper Club—Session One
Vegetarian Chirashi Sushi
Wednesday, June 15, 6pm to 8pm

(12 person maximum—includes ingredients)

Anime and Manga—Series II
Six Week Drawing Class

Artist Nori Shirasu has taught art at the Japanese American National Museum, the Getty Center, LA County Museum of Art and the USC Pacific Asia Museum. In this workshop, students will experience creating Anime and Manga images and will understand their origins. Children 8 and above and adults are welcome! Class size is limited to 20 students.

Six Weekly Thursday Classes
Starting April 28 to June 2
Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Purchase Drawing Series II $150
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