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Family Day Halloween & Japanese Theme

Spend your Balboa park family day relaxing in the garden and enjoy a variety of interactive activities fun for the whole family!

-- Halloween inspired crafts and games
-- Activity Scavenger Hunt!
--Haystack playground & Japanese storytelling
--Master karate demonstrations
-- Hands-on cultural and environmental activities - kids can plant their own rosemary bush and take one home!
--Popular Japanese treats: okonomiyaki, a fried savory pancake and manjyu-a sweet confection with bean paste inside

*NEW! - A portion of the Garden’s 9-acre expansion will be open to the public! Food and drinks purchased in the Garden are welcome! ($2 additional admission for ages 13+)

--> Children 13+ must purchase a $1 Activity Bracelet to participate in the crafts in addition to the $3 admission price. Bracelets can be purchased inside the Garden.

Schedule of Activities:
11:00am - Family Day begins! Don’t forget to pick up your Scavenger Hunt brochures at the front gate!
11:10am - 2:30pm - Master karate demonstrations
11:30am – Japanese storytelling: “Momotaro, The Peach Boy” (Wisteria Arbor facing office)
12:30pm – Japanese storytelling: “The Monkey and the Crab” (Wisteria Arbor facing office)
1:00pm – Japanese Miyazaki animation movie: “Kiki’s Delivery Service” starts! (Activity Room)
1:30pm – Japanese storytelling: “How The Years Were Named” (Wisteria Arbor facing office)
3:00pm – Family Day ends –last call to pick up your okonomiyaki and manjyu!

*Finish your Scavenger Hunt brochure and receive a sweet PRIZE
*DON’T FORGET to dress up in your favorite costume – a spooky treat awaits!

Location: Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego 2125 Pan American Road East San Diego, CA 92101 Google Maps

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Promotional flyer for Family Day Halloween at Japanese Friendship Garden.

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