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2023 Spring Festival Event: Celebration of Japanese Culture & the Beauty of Cherry Blossoms - Franklin Park ConservatoryNEW

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2023 Spring Festival Event: Celebration of Japanese Culture & the Beauty of Cherry Blossoms - Franklin Park Conservatory
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Date: Sunday, 2 April, 2023       Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
121 S Nelson Rd
Franklin Park, OH 43205
(614) 715-8000
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Map of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, 121 S Nelson Rd

The Conservatory is celebrating Japanese Culture and the lovely cherry blossoms with the Japan-America Society of Central Ohio (JASCO) and other local partners.

The event schedule is as follows but is subject to change.

Festival Event Date
April 2, 2023

Event Times
10 am - 5 pm

Event Activities
10am-3pm: Craft activity with the Worthington International Friendship Association
10am-3pm: Calligraphy activity with Japan-America Society of Central Ohio
10am-12:30pm & 1-3pm: Kimono Photo Booth
Handmade Origami Accessories by 歩 (Ayumi)

11am & 2pm: Taiko performance by Dublin Taiko Group in the Wells Barn
12pm: Koto performance by the Columbus Koto Ensemble in the Wells Barn
1pm: Kendo martial arts demonstration in the Wells Barn
12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 2:30pm: Kami-shibai, paper puppet show

The Garden Café, Red Rabbit food truck and mochi donuts

Please be aware, the John F. Wolfe Palm House will be closed for a private event from 10am-3pm.

Franklin Community Day 
Community Day is the first Sunday of every month. Residents of Columbus and Franklin County receive free General Admission. Identification is required.

Community Days include access to the entirety of our gardens and collections and current daytime exhibitions. Admission to Special Engagements (Chihuly Nights, Pumpkins Aglow, Conservatory Aglow) is not included. Please read the FAQ.



Sunday, 2 April, 2023

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