Friday Weather Update: 02/15/19 at 12:50pm
The event will proceed as scheduled; Parks staff is keeping roadways, pathways and parking lots pertinent to the event treated and cleared.
Join us at the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden for Valentine’s Day-themed Romance in the Garden events on Thursday and Friday, February 14 and 15, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Take a stroll through the serene garden decorated with ambient lights and with romantic music playing softly in the background.
Admission for one is $10; admission for two is $15. Friends of the Garden members receive a $2 discount by showing their membership card at the gate.
Order a picnic basket to receive admission for two, a plush throw blanket, sparkling juice and Valentine’s cake. Picnic baskets cost $40 and must be preordered before Wednesday, February 13 at 10:00 a.m. by calling 417-891-1515 extension 2 or by filling out the form below.
All proceeds benefit the maintenance and enhancement of the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden located within the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael-Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo.
Newly installed concrete pathways in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden were made possible by the generosity of Conco Companies and are part of the first phase of the garden’s planned improvements. The new pathways increase guest safety and contribute to the garden’s peaceful aesthetic.
Formed in 1985, the 7.5-acre Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is the oldest attraction at the Springfield Botanical Gardens. It is an authentic representation of traditional Japanese landscape design featuring a large koi pond, moon bridge, meditation garden and tea house. The Stroll Garden is maintained through partnership with Springfield Sister Cities Association and Springfield’s sister city of Isesaki, Japan.
For more information, please visit the Facebook event page, call 417-891-1515 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online Ticket and Basket Sales
Online registration is closed. Tickets are available for purchase at the entrance gate.