Ibaraki Botanical Garden Spring Festival

When: 9am – 4:30pm, May 3 – 7
Where: Ibaraki Botanical Garden (4589 To, Naka, Ibaraki)
Admission: Adults 300 yen, junior high school and younger and those over 70 free
Access: 10 minutes by taxi from Urizura Station on the JR Suigun Line
Website

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There are plenty of things to see and do at this five day festival! Plants, agricultural products, handicrafts, and food and drink will also be on sale in the gardens.

Events

Calanthe Orchid Exhibition (May 3 – 3pm May 6)
Mensore Okinawa Exhibition (April 22 – May 7)
Forest Concert (May 3 – 7, cancelled in poor weather)
Flower Seedling Present (First 200 people, 9am~, May 3 – May 7)
Forest Handicraft Square (200 yen, 10am – 2pm, May 3 – 7)
Wall Hanging Mini Shisa (Okinawa Lion Statue) Painting Workshop (200 yen, May 3 – May 7)
Coaster Making Workshop (10am – 3:30pm, May 3 – May 7)
Olden Day Games (10am – 3:30pm, May 3 – May 7)
Tropical Plant Quiz – First 200 people to answer correctly get a balloon yoyo (10am – 3:30pm, May 3 – May 7)
Spring Festival Workshop –moss terrarium, handicrafts using herbs, group planting, bread clay (500 yen, 9am, May 7)
Meet a Bird of Prey (1:30pm, May 3)

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Ibaraki Botanical Garden Presents Night Garden

When: August 20-21 until 9pm
Where: Ibaraki Botanical Garden (4589 To, Naka, Ibaraki)
Website

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Ibaraki Botanical Garden will be hosting a Night Garden event on the 20th and 21st of August. Candles will create an otherworldly atmosphere in the gardens. Come along to experience the gardens as you’ve never seen them before!

Events

Candle Lighting
When: August 20/21, 6pm

Night Garden Concert
When: August 20/21, 6:10pm onward
August 20
Tokai Wind Instrument Group (wind instruments)
Erhu Fun Association (erhu)
Aiko (guitar and singing)
Amareen Belly Dance (belly dancing)
Ayaka Rosy Muto (guitar and singing)
August 21
Ocarina Naka (ocarina)
Maiyu (guitar and singing)
Sound Trip (band)
Amy (piano recital)
HF Pop-Ups (Band)

Tropical Plant House Night Tour
When: 7 – 8:30pm, August 20/21
Duration: Approximately 15 minutes
Sign up at the Tropical Plant House (nettai shokubutsu kan)

Festival Stalls
When: 6pm onward, August 20/21
You can eat delicious things here!

Nature Game
When: 7pm onward, August 20/21
Sign up near the ticket booth

Tree Climbing
When: 3pm – sundown, August 20
Sign up in front of the exhibition room

Ibaraki Botanical Garden Presents Night Garden

When: August 22-23 until 9pm
Where: Ibaraki Botanical Garden (4589 To, Naka)

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Ibaraki Botanical Garden will be hosting a Night Garden event on the 22nd and 23rd of August. The NPO Yume Akari will be providing 3500 candles, casting an otherworldly atmosphere over the gardens. Come along to experience the gardens as you’ve never seen them before!

Events
22/23, 6pm onward – Festival Stalls
22/23, 7-8:30pm – Tropical Plant Exhibit Night Tour (sign up at the Tropical Plant Exhibit)
22/23, 6pm onward – Candle Lighting (you can participate too!)
22, 7pm onward – Nature Game (sign up near the ticket booth)
22/23 6:30 – Forest Concert
22, 4pm – Tree Climbing and Chainsaw Demonstration

Ibaraki Botanical Garden Presents Night Garden

When: August 23-24 until 9pm
Where: Ibaraki Botanical Garden4589 To, Naka

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Ibaraki Botanical Garden will be hosting a Night Garden event on the 23rd and 24th of August. The NPO Yume Akari will be providing 3200 candles, casting an otherworldly atmosphere over the gardens. Come along to experience the gardens as you’ve never seen them before!

Events
23/24, 6pm onward – Festival Stalls
23/24, 7-8:30pm – Tropical Plant Exhibit Night Tour (sign up at the Tropical Plant Exhibit)
23/24, 6pm onward – Candle Lighting (you can participate too!)
23, 7pm onward – Nature Game (sign up near the ticket booth)
23/24 – Forest Concert
23, 4-4:30pm, 5:30-6pm – Tree Climbing Experience (500 yen, booking essential)