Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.


1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Ill. 60022
(847) 835-5440
Date: August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 19-20
Cost: Free; $30 parking

Learn about the summer festivals (matsuri) celebrated in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to taiko drum and koto harp music, enjoy traditional folktales, and watch a tea ceremony. Kids of all ages can make projects to celebrate summer — make fish prints (gyotaku), create a paper fan (uchiwa), design a kite and more at family-friendly, hands-on stations.


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