Tanabata: an Evening in the Japanese Garden (21+)

  • July 7, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Memphis Botanic Garden

    750 Cherry Road
    Memphis, Tennessee 38117
Ticket Price $45.00 This event is now over

Tanabata: an Evening in the Japanese Garden (21+)

July 7, 7-9 pm

Celebrate the Japanese festival, Tanabata, or Star Festival, at Memphis Botanic Garden. Learn the story of the star-crossed lovers behind this celebration and take part in traditional activities such as writing wishes on tanzaku, or colored strips of paper, and creating origami, touring the Japanese Garden, trying on samurai armor, and enjoying small bites and Japanese cocktails under the stars.

Each ticket includes admission to the event, three alcoholic beverages, and small bites.


A special thank you to A Moveable Feast/Hog Wild BBQ


This event is for adults only 21+.


$35 MBG Members/$45 Non-Members


Are you an MBG Member and want to access your discount? Click here to learn how to access Member pricing.


If you need assistance with registration please email boxoffice@membg.org.

Date & Time

Fri, Jul 7, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Venue Details

Memphis Botanic Garden

750 Cherry Road
Memphis, Tennessee 38117 Memphis Botanic Garden
Memphis Botanic Garden

The Memphis Botanic Garden is a not-for-profit 501(c) (3) organization dedicated to being an exemplary center for horticulture and environmental enrichment. Serving over 40,000 school-aged children annually, and hosting over 260,000 visitors each year, Memphis Botanic Garden strives to enhance lives by connecting people with nature, increasing awareness and appreciation of our environment. Our 96-acre property includes 30 specialty gardens and a Level 4 Arboretum, which provide the ability to interact with various families of plants, flowers, and trees.


The Garden offers year-round programming and events for children, families, adults, art lovers, food lovers, music lovers, gardeners, and more! Beyond our annual happenings, we have a diverse offering of adult workshops and classes, youth classes and activities, art exhibits, horticultural features and events, and outdoor fun for all. Click here to explore upcoming events at the Garden.

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