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

Fresco at the Gardens – Restaurant open daily for breakfast and lunch, 7:00am to 3:00pm.  

Breakfast Menu/Lunch Menu

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

New Extended Garden Hours

Open Daily May 1st thru October 31st

Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 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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Happening in the Gardens

Open July 4

Celebrate the Fourth of July with us!  We will be open Saturday, July 4 from 9 AM-5 PM.  We won’t have fireworks, but we do have sights that can take your breath away.  Hope […]

Sound Is All Around at Garden Explorers Tomorrow

Perk up your ears and listen to stories all about sound at tomorrow’s Garden Explorers.  We’ll turn up the volume for some loud songs and bring it back down for quiet tales.  Children and […]

Jodi Beach Trio Returning to Tuesday Evening June 30

Join us as Jodi Beach Trio plays Tuesday Evening again.  Beach is known for her unique and original arrangements of jazz classics along with fine contemporary works.  Groove Hotel will kick off the evening beginning […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Mon 06

Vibrant Watercolors in the Garden

July 6 @ 1:00 PM
Mon 06

Pure Light Yoga

July 6 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue 07

Peak BodyFlow

July 7 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tue 07

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens

July 7 @ 5:00 PM
Wed 08

N’Spired Yoga in the Gardens

July 8 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


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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.