Popular Japanese Festivals: 6   Map New Rose ParadeJan 1 Largest Music ShowJan CES - Electronic ShowJan Japanese New Years!Jan 1 Fred Korematsu DayFeb Day of RemembranceFeb Girls DayMar

Cherry Blossom 

Cherry Blossom Events  Cherry Blossom LocationsMar-Apr

  Los Angeles

  Nisei Week Tips in Little TokyoAug 2021 Boys DayMay Auto Car ShowNov

October

  Obon Festivals & Practice:  5 Jun-Aug  Popular Obon FestivalsJun-Aug  Obon Festivals (Only):  5 Jun-Aug  Obon Practices (Only):  0 Jun-Aug  Obon MapJun-Aug 

Let's Go to Japan

  Japan TravelNew!

Places To Go

Landmarks Musts Japanese Garden Tea House Tea Ceremony Museums     Add Event

Guides

Little Tokyo Japantown San Francisco Japantown San Jose Japantown Sawtelle Japantown Seattle Seattle Japantown Bainbridge Islandupdates San Diego Map Oahu Map

Explore All Japanese Events & Locationsbeta

Show Menu
×
2022 - Annual Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival in Huntington Beach - Cherry Blossom Trees [VIDEO] (3 Days)
2022 - 23rd Annual Japanese New Year's Oshogatsu Festival-Little Tokyo (2 Locations) Entertainment, Food Booths, Taiko, Mochi Making, Beer (Updates!)
2021 - 12th Annual Aki Matsuri Japanese Festival (Japanese Culture, Bon Odori Dancing, Arts, Taiko, Performances, Music and Japanese Food)
2022 Cherry Blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden! When is the Bloom?
2021 Oak Glen-Apple Season and the Most Amazing Scenic Car Drive-Pick Your Own Apples, Hay Ride, Apple Pie, Fresh Air, Apple Tasting, etc. (Aug - Nov)
16th Annual 2021 Japanese Classic Car Show-America's 1st & Original Large Scale Japanese Car Show Dedicated to Old School Japanese Cars-Angel Stadium
2021 - Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch Opens in September (Wagon Rides, Pumpkin Patch..) - Open September 18th - October 31st!
March 11, 2011 Japan Anniversary Earthquake & Tsunami that Struck Japan CNN
+Executive Order 9066 (Description) - February 19, 1942
Studio Ghibli Fest 2021 - 4th Annual Studio Ghibli Fest to Experience the Wonder of 4 Beloved, Groundbreaking Animated Films
2021 Experience Yayoi Kusama’s Profound Connection with Nature (April - Oct 31, 2021) Kusama is One of the Most Popular Artists in the World
Setsubun - Japanese Holiday (Feb 2-3)
2021 - Enter Hayao Miyazaki's Enchanting Animated World at the Academy Museum - Creator of Studio Ghibli  (MUST SEE) Sept 30, 2021 - June 5, 2022

Buffalo Japanese Garden

Buffalo Japanese Garden | Japanese-City.com

Location Information

1 Museum Ct, Buffalo
New York, NY 14216

The design for the Japanese Garden was conceived in 1970, construction started in 1971 and it was completed in 1974. It represents a gentle, horticultural gesture of sister ship between two sister cities, Buffalo and Kanazawa, Japan. Located on 6 acres along Delaware Park’s Mirror Lake, the original design contained over 1,000 plantings, nearly 20 globe-type lights, three small islands connected to the mainland by bridges.

In 1983, the City and the adjacent Buffalo Historical Society began efforts to renovate the Garden. The upper banks were cleared of overgrown vegetation, the bridge was repaired, the islands were replanted and a seating area developed on the main island and extensive new plantings of trees and shrubs were completed along the shore and paths. During the mid-1980s, the main path along Mirror Lake was also reconstructed as part of a larger pathway development throughout the park.

In 1994, An Ad-Hoc friends of the Japanese Garden group was established and with the newly elected Mayor Anthony Masiello, submitted a grant proposal to the city of Kanazawa Japan to fund the redesign and construction of the Garden landscape. Design and construction was undertake over the following couple of years, American Landscape Architects working hand in hand with Japanese Garden designers, American contractors working together with a highly skilled Japanese Garden crew. The islands were restored with specimen Japanese Pines and Maples pruned by Japanese Garden experts, a natural stone stairway was installed using stones brought over from Japan, and several stone lanterns in addition to a Japanese Shinto Gate were imported from Japan for the Garden.

In July 2004 the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy took over the maintenance and management of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks. Partnering with the Friends of the Japanese Garden the BOPC has made great strides to raise the level of maintenance in the garden, support cultural events, and make capital improvements to the focal landscape along Mirror Lake.

In 2008 the BOPC was awarded $1.2 million for improvements to the Jesse Kregal Pathway by the Buffalo and Erie County Standing Committee of the Niagara River Greenway Commission. A part of the proposal was to rehabilitate the deteriorated Japanese Garden.

Contact

Phone: (716) 873-9644
Website: Click to Visit
Events for this Location

 There are no current events. Click here to submit events.