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Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego

Private Events

From intimate wedding ceremonies to elegant receptions, the Japanese Friendship Garden is the perfect setting for any celebration! Tucked away in the heart of San Diego's historic Balboa Park, the Japanese Friendship Garden is a truly beautiful venue. The lush trees and tall bamboo provide a uniquely intimate and unforgettable venue for weddings, private parties, corporate receptions, proms, and more. The Japanese Friendship Garden features winding pathways and authentic Japanese garden features, including koi ponds, waterfalls, bonsai, cherry trees and wisteria arbors. The site is divided into two primary sections, each with distinct areas to create beautiful settings for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

2215 Pan American Way E
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

(619) 232-2721
jfgsd@niwa.org

Hours

Daily
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (last admission 5:00 PM)

Social

Events to check out

Event

San Diego "Nama" Sake Festival 2024

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
Apr 21, 2024

General Admission ($80) *Ages 21+ Event (No Minors) What is "Nama" sake? It is a raw, unpasteurized extremely unique sake available during springtime! The San Diego Sake Club is thrilled to...

Event

Children's Day

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
May 5, 2024

Join JFGM to celebrate Children's Day on May 5th! Guests are invited to make special koinobori, play games, and eat kashiwamochi. Performances will run throughout the day in the Inamori Pavilion....

Event

JFGM Summer Camp

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2024

JFGM invites campers to experience a taste of Japan! Our summer camps provide different activities within Japanese culture, wellness, and sustainability. We have camps available from grades...

Private Events:

  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Corporate Events
  • Meetings
  • Proms

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Group Seated Capacity: 200

Private Events:

  • Weddings
  • Receptions
  • Corporate Events
  • Meetings
  • Proms

More Information

  • Destination Weddings
  • Weddings
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Historic Landmark
  • Group Seated Capacity: 200
  • Group Reception Capacity: 300
  • Meeting Events
  • Buyout
  • Group Travel
  • Outdoor
  • Public Events
  • General Admission - Adult
  • General Admission - Child
  • General Admission - Senior

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