Japanese Garden

In 2012 the Japanese Garden celebrated its Centennial at The Huntington and reopened after a year-long renovation project restored its inspiring, historic landscaping and added a traditional Tea House.  The nine-acre site features picturesque views of a moon bridge, koi ponds, and waterfall, while four distinct event locations each highlight a different aspect of Japanese tradition and offer guests a matchless setting for an extraordinary experience.


Maximum Capacities:


Japanese House Patio

  • Banquet (60” rounds of 8): 32
  • Cocktail: 50


Tea House Lawn 

  • Banquet: 50
  • Cocktail: 75


Zen Garden 

  • Banquet: 50
  • Cocktail: 100


Zillgitt Bonsai Court 

  • Cocktail: 50





  • Four unique event spaces offer different aspects of Japanese traditions
  • Architectural and landscape details include moon bridge, koi pond and waterfall
  • One of America’s oldest and most elaborate Japanese Gardens


Japanese Garden Onesheet (pdf)

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The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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