Traditional celebration featuring Yukata for youngsters, Games, Origami, Craft, Children’ music concert, exhibitions and more!
Saturday, May 7 2016
11am to 3pm
Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson is a non –for-profit 501(c)(3)organization
Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson
2130 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, Arizona 85712
Also ongoing — a Childrens’ Day tiered doll display at the Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell, until May 29. Japanese Children’s Day is celebrated in Japan on May 5 (5/5) and on the same day in Hawaii, it is still called Boys’ Day, where families fly koinobori (koi fish kites) outside their homes (indicating the # of boys in the household).
“Tango no Sekku or Children’s Day is a Japanese national holiday celebrating the healthy growth and development of children, especially boys. The purpose of the holiday is to encourage children to grow to be strong leaders and powerful individuals. (From the Mini Time Museum website)