Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Open Days

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is open to the public the last Sunday of every month.

The next scheduled Open Day will be held:

September 28 from 10am to 4pm

This month, enjoy a Jazz Salon at 2pm. Acclaimed jazz pianist, David Arnay, and the internationally renowned woodwind artist, Bennie Maupin, will play a set with the theme of serenity in keeping with the peace of the garden. Free with admission to Open Day.

Reservations can be made below for $7.50 or
admission at the gate is $10 cash or check
(12 and under are free)

Welcome!

Inspired By A Love
of Japanese Design

Welcome to the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. Hidden in the heart of Pasadena, this historic jewel, that was once reserved for the enjoyment of an aristocratic Pasadena couple, has been re-imagined as a space to be shared.

Conceived in the 1930s as a private estate garden, and hidden from view for decades, a historic restoration brings new purpose to this place of special beauty.

About Us

Our History

Constructed in 1937. Now Lovingly Restored To Its Former Beauty.

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is a registered historic landmark. The garden was once part of a larger property owned by
Charles and Ellamae Storrier Stearns.
Inspired by their travels in Japan, Charles and Ellamae conceived the idea of a Japanese garden for their Pasadena estate.
Designed by Kinzuchi Fujii, the garden construction took seven years to complete.
Over time, however, the estate was sold, the Storrier Stearns mansion was dismantled
and the vast property parceled.

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