Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will host the 37th annual Hatsume Festival this weekend, Saturday, April 16 – Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. This festival celebrates the beginning of spring and turns Morikami into an exciting Japanese festival perfect for the entire family. Guests will enjoy three stages of entertainment, artisan craft and plant vendors, a Japanese food market, sake, beer selections and more.
Activities planned for the weekend include martial arts; bonsai & Japanese flower arranging demos; taiko drumming performances; character meet and greet; an anime-inspired costume contest and more.
Single day passes for Hatsume Fair, purchased at the gate, are priced at $15 for adults (ages 11+) and $10 for children (ages 4-10). Discounted tickets and 2-day passes are offered exclusively online in advance at www.morikami.org. Museum members and children 3 and under enjoy FREE entry to the festival. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.morikami.org/hatsume or call 561-495-0233.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is located at 4000 Morikami Park Road in Delray Beach.