Otsukimi Family Weekend

Date: 
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 11:00am - Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Shofuso West Fairmount Park Lansdowne Dr. & Horticultural Dr.
Philadelphia, PA 19131
United States

Otsukimi is a Japanese holiday which celebrates the harvest moon, and is usually celebrated in September and October. During Otsukimi, tables are set up facing the horizon so revelers can watch the moon rise, and viewing tables are adorned with Japanese pampas grass and rice dumplings.

During Otsukimi Family Weekend at Shofuso, attendees can make themed crafts and participate in folktale storytelling while enjoying seasonal decorations and learning about Japan's harvest season traditions.

All activities are free with regular admission ($12 general admission, $8 students with ID, seniors 65+, and children 5-17, $2 ACCESS Card, FREE members, military with ID, Philly STAMP Pass, and JASGP members)

Categories
Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2019 Events
Topic: 
Arts and Culture
Topic: 
Cultural Exchange
Topic: 
GlobalPhilly 2019