Services & Fees

Stroll the Japanese Garden

Our Garden is open to the public, weather permitting, from 12:00- 4:00 pm, April through October, at no charge.

Enjoy our Tea and Tour

The Tea House is open April – October (Tuesday – Saturday) for a 30-minute tour daily. Walk-ins are welcome!  The tour includes information on the gardens and tea house of their history and construction, as well as green tea and “sweets” for the cost of $5.00 per person. **This is not a Tea Ceremony.** Reservations are required for group tours with more than 10 people per tour (maximum capacity at 30 people). To make a reservation contact us at: director@japaneseculturalcenter.org or 989.759.1648.

Enjoy our Traditional Tea Ceremony

We present our Traditional Tea Ceremony at 2:00 pm every Saturday during the season (April – October) and 2nd Saturday of the month through November to March weather permitting.  We will serve you Matcha Tea (powdered green tea) and Japanese sweets at a cost of $10.00 per person*. Please make a reservation: director@japaneseculturalcenter.org or 989.759.1648.

*Please note: Tea Ceremony reservation purchases are final. No refunds will be issued. Transferring reservations to an alternate date is not allowed. Due to high demand, tickets for Tea Ceremonies must be reserved and paid for in advance.

Schedule a Tea Ceremony for Your Group

(minimum of 5 and maximum of 30 persons)

Cost is $10.00 per person or $50 minimum.  Please email director@japaneseculturalcenter.org or call 989.759.1648 for available dates and times and to make a reservation.

Covid-19 Policies and Schedule

What you need to know: We will continue to follow all of the current social distancing and mask guidelines as the stated by the CDC. Within the tea house masks are still required.

Japanese Cultural Center, Tea House, and Gardens
527 Ezra Rust Drive
Saginaw, Michigan 48601
Phone: 989.759.1648
director@japaneseculturalcenter.org

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