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Sunday, July 3 | 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Tanabata Festival

Location Japanese Garden

Join us for Tanabata, a Japanese festival celebrating the alignment of two stars normally separated by the Milky Way. As part of the two-day event, which is hosted in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Alabama and Birmingham sister city Maebashi-City, we invite you to hang a special wish on tanzaku (colorful paper strips) in the Bamboo Grove in our Japanese Garden.

During the celebration on Sunday, July 3, enjoy a glass of cold matcha and a tea demonstration by the Chado Urasenke Tankokai Birmingham Association at our Toshinan (teahouse).

Free and open to the public

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