Surround yourself with nature in an outdoor setting that inspires the mind & energizes the soul.

A visit to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, Illinois provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

Regular Garden Hours

Open May 1 through Oct 31:

Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fresco at the Garden Restaurant Hours

The Restaurant is open daily, year-round

For reservations, call 815-316-2256

Mon – Fri: 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Daily Admission Rates

Adults $8.00
Seniors (62+) $7.00
Students: $6.00
Children 5 Y.O. & Under Free

AJG Membership

Anderson Japanese Gardens memberships are a vital source of support for our programming and facilities. Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today!

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AJG Shop Online

The Anderson Japanese Gardens online gift shop features our most popular logo wear and other merchandise.  You can order online and have it shipped directly to your home, or as a gift to a special out-of-town someone.

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Happening in the Gardens

Fall is Around the Corner

Fall is right around the corner, literally. Jack-o’-lantern mushrooms are sprouting up near our Guest House and they are stunning. They seem to beckon the changing of the seasons and remind us of the […]

Last Tuesday Evening of the 2016 Season

Join us tonight for the last Tuesday Evening of the 2016 season.  We welcome Patchouli to the stage at 5:45 PM followed by the Danielle Nicole Band.  The evening is FREE for Garden members and […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Thu 27

Tai Chi

October 27 @ 6:15 PM
Thu 27


October 27 @ 7:30 PM
Sat 29

Ikebana & Chanoyu

October 29 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat 29

Spook-tacular Haunts

October 29 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun 30

Ikebana & Chanoyu

October 30 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Support Us

Donor support keeps Anderson Japanese Gardens growing.
Your generous gift will advance our mission as a place of beauty, inspiration and renewal for all who visit.