18th Annual Gala and Dinner

  • Japanese Friendship Garden 2215 Pan American Road East San Diego, CA, 92101 United States

Recognizing the tradition of excellence in serving one’s community, the Japanese Friendship Garden annually honors select community members for the NIWA Award for Outstanding Community Leadership.


NIWA Award honorees

Casa del Túnel: Art Center

San Diego-Yokohama Sister City Society


Special thanks to our Sponsors


Directions

From 5 South:
Exit B St.,
Left onto B St.,
Right on Park Blvd.,
Left on President’s Way.
first left into the parking lot.

From 5 North:
Exit 10th St.,
Left on A St.,
Left on Park Blvd.,
Left on President’s Way,
first left into the parking lot.

From 15/163 North:
Exit Park Blvd.,
Left onto Park Blvd.,
Left on President’s Way,
first left into the parking lot.


From Park Blvd. & University Ave.:
South on Park Blvd.,
Right on President’s Way,
first left into the parking lot.


Tram Service

Please park at the Federal Lot on President’s Way. There, you will find our complimentary Tram Pick Up & Drop Off location. If you are unable to park in the Federal Lot, click here to find more information on Balboa Park's complimentary tram service.


Photos From Previous Years

Check out some photos of our Annual Gala from the past couple of years!

August 4
Obon Festival