Japanese Garden Tour and Tea Ceremony

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Japanese Garden Tour and Tea Ceremony

Friday, June 3, 2022
Select one tour time from the drop-down menu: 10:00 a.m. OR 1:30 p.m.
Ticket limit: 2 tickets per guest

Join Stephen Morrell, horticulturalist and long-time student of tea, for an intimate tour of the Rockefeller Japanese Garden and an in-depth look at the beauty and simplicity of Japanese gardens. Morrell will discuss the evolution of centuries-old design principles that inform Japanese gardens and how they can be adapted in America. The tour will include a tea ceremony demonstration in the sukiya-shoin style tea house designed by the renowned Tokyo architect, Junzo Yoshimura.

Please note that the Japanese Garden is not ADA accessible. It has uneven paths that can be slippery when wet, and there are no restroom facilities. Sturdy, comfortable shoes and weather appropriate clothing are recommended. 

The rain date for this event will be Friday, June 24, 2022.


ALL TICKETS must be purchased in advance online. ALL TICKET HOLDERS must show proof of vaccination and wear masks in all indoor spaces at The Pocantico Center. Proof of vaccination and a valid picture ID must be presented upon check-in.

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The Japanese Garden at The Pocantico Center 200 Lake Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591