Surround yourself with nature in an uplifting outdoor setting that inspires the mind & energizes the soul.

Fresco at the Gardens – Restaurant open daily for breakfast and lunch, 7:00am to 3:00pm.  

Breakfast Menu/Lunch Menu

A visit to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, IL provides an unforgettable experience for guests of all ages.

New Extended Garden Hours

Open Daily May 1st thru October 31st

Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat & Sun: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Daily Admission Rates

Adults $8.00
Seniors (62+) $7.00
Students: $6.00
Children 5 Y.O. & Under Free

AJG Membership

Anderson Japanese Gardens memberships are a vital source of support for our programming and facilities. Learn more about the benefits of membership and join today!

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Happening in the Gardens

Jodi Beach Trio Returning to Tuesday Evening June 30

Join us as Jodi Beach Trio plays Tuesday Evening again.  Beach is known for her unique and original arrangements of jazz classics along with fine contemporary works.  Groove Hotel will kick off the evening beginning […]

Garden Explorers- June 25

It was an active and fun morning for our Garden Explorers program.  A huge thank you to Paul Logli and children’s performer Duke Otherwise for an interactive and entertaining event!

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Tue 30

Peak BodyFlow

June 30 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tue 30

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens

June 30 @ 5:00 PM
Wed 01

N’Spired Yoga in the Gardens

July 1 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fri 03

Young Rembrandts

July 3 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mon 06

Vibrant Watercolors in the Garden

July 6 @ 1:00 PM


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Donor support keeps Anderson Japanese Gardens growing.
Your generous gift will advance our mission as a place of beauty, inspiration and renewal for all who visit.