Warm weather, is that you?

It's time to start filling your calendar with ALL of the outdoor activities. The pandemic has reminded us how amazing it is to spend time outdoors enjoying time with your family. A great place to spend some time outdoors enjoying nature is Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford.

Spring has sprung and it's time to get back to spending some time at the gardens. They've been closed over the winter season, but they recently announced when they'll be open for 2021.

The Garden is expected to be open daily into early November. Here's what it will cost you for a trip to the gardens according to their website -

  • Adults $11.00
  • Seniors (62+) $10.00
  • Students & Military $9.00
  • 5 and Under FREE

Their website also details some new changes put in place because of COVID-19 -

To ensure everyone’s safety, we are re-opening under significantly reduced capacities and strict social distancing protocols. Until further notice, pre-purchased admissions reservations will be required for entry.

You can make all of your reservation on the Anderson Japanese Gardens website.

If you've never taken a trip to the gardens, you should seriously put it on your calendar for spring.

It's a great place for everyone. Whether you're looking for some solo time, a date idea, or some family fun, it's an awesome place for everyone to enjoy the outdoors in Rockford.

How gorgeous is that? You can make reservations for Anderson Japanese Gardens here!


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