Welcome to Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden  

Garden Events


July 2015








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Tanabata Sekku – The Star Festival
Friday, July 17, 2015
6:00 - 9:00 pm

Join us for a magical evening in the garden. Tanabata springs from a romantic tale of celestial lovers. The garden will be at its balmy best and illuminated with lanterns and bamboo decorations. Enjoy a Japanese-style bento dinner and live music. Park in lot 16 across from the garden. Admission: Adults $50, Garden Members $40. RSVP to 562.985.2169.


Tanabata Sekku – Family Festival
Sunday, July 26, 2015
12:30 – 3:30 pm

Garden Members and their families will delight in a day at the Japanese Garden as we celebrate Tanabata – The Star Festival with classic activities including writing wishes on fancy tanzaku, colorful strips of paper, decorating bamboo trees, learning the story of the heavenly prince and princess, playing games, making art and origami paper folding. RSVP required for this event to 562.985.2169



tuesdays and fridays, year round
8 am – noon

Want to learn more about the EBM Japanese Garden, Japanese culture, and get involved in your community? Work side-by-side with CSULB students to lead groups through the Garden, inform the public about Garden events and programs, and sell Garden merchandise. Participants will enjoy monthly presentations to expand their knowledge of Japanese culture in our new volunteer series called The Japanese Garden: Where Cultures Meet.

All Volunteer-Docents must become members of the Friends of the Japanese Garden. To set up an interview, please call 562.985.8420


www.csulb.edu/~jgarden     (562) 985-8885
The Garden is located on Earl Warren Drive on the CSULB campus.