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.

Daily Admission Rates

Adults $9.50
Seniors (62+) $8.50
Students: $7.50
Children 5 Y.O. & Under Free

Fresco at the Garden Restaurant Hours


For reservations, call 815-316-2256

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

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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Happening in the Gardens

Volunteer Open House- Sunday, March 19

Docents are a critical component of the Anderson Japanese Gardens experience.  Interact with visitors from around the world in our inspirational outdoors setting.

Join us for an Open House in our Visitor Center Gallery  on Sunday, […]

Docent Open House

Anderson Japanese Gardens is looking to add to its docent team for the 2017 season.  Docents play an integral role in the Garden and assist with further guest knowledge.  Join us for a Docent […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 25

N’Spired Yoga

July 5 @ 9:00 AM - August 9 @ 10:00 AM
Tue 25

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens

July 25 @ 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wed 26

N’Spired Yoga

July 26 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Wed 26

Sumi-e Brushpainting

July 26 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu 27

Garden Explorers- Take Me Out to the Ballgame

July 27 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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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.