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

Garden Explorers Begins This Week

Join us for the first Garden Explorers of the season this Thursday, June 9 at 9:00 AM.  Garden Explorers is age appropriate for 3-5 year olds, but all ages are welcome.  Children must be […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 30

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens

August 30 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tue 30

Tai Chi

August 30 @ 6:15 PM
Wed 31

N’Spired Yoga in the Gardens

August 31 @ 9:00 AM
Wed 31

Sumi-e Brush Painting

August 31 @ 5:30 PM
Sep 01

Tai Chi

September 1 @ 6:15 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.