Interested in becoming a member? Here's why it's a great idea!
Being a member of the Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego has so many great perks. Here's a few general benefits below.
Unlimited Admission to the Japanese Friendship Garden for a whole year!
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a part of the American Horticultural Society (AHS) Reciprocal Admissions Program which offers free admission and/or additional benefits at over 300 gardens throughout North America and the Cayman Islands! To see a list of participating gardens, please visit the AHS website here.
Discounted pricing on certain programs, classes, and events
Invitation to our annual Membership Tea!
10% discount at the Gift Shop and Tea Pavilion Restaurant
Receipt of bimonthly newsletter – The NIWA (Hard copy if requested)
Special Reciprocal Admission programs with other participating museums during certain times of the year.
For example we have participated in The Big Exchange for the past several years and reciprocal admission with other institutions.
How to purchase a Membership
To become a Japanese Friendship Garden member, click on your desired membership level below and pay online or call (619) 232-2721 to register over the phone. If you have any questions regarding membership just let our Membership Coordinator, Taylor Kass, know and he'll be happy to assist you.
Membership & Fund Development Coordinator
Phone: (619) 232-3997 ext 1502
Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing. Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable. Benefits and prices are subject to change without notice.
The Japanese Friendship Garden is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. Tax ID # 95-3572493.
($25) with valid student ID
($60) Spouse and (4) minor children under 16
Two Guest Passes
($90) Grandparents, Parents and (4) grandchildren under 16
2 Cards (1 set of grandparents)
Two additional Guest Passes (total of 4) ($40 value)
Two additional Guest Passes (total of 6)($60 value)
Free Guest Entry for (1)
Two additional Guest Passes (total of 8) ($80 value)
Discount (20%) for Garden Seminars
50% Off to the “Annual Gala”
Two additional Guest Passes (total of 10) ($100 value)
Two tickets to the “Annual Gala”
Certain membership benefits can be excluded for tax purposes. Please call 619-232-2721 for more details.