10 Year Anniversary of ShinKanAn

This year, the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden will celebrates its 10-years of ShinKanAn with special activities including exhibit tours and traditional Japanese fare.

When: Sunday, May 5, 2013, 10 a.m.

Where: S.B. Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd., Santa Barbara

Cost: $10 - $15

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Special Events


On Saturday, May 4, guests may join us for a tea offering at 1:00pm with tours of the teahouse before and after the ceremony at either 12:00pm or 2:00pm (assigned). Traditional Japanese sweets, Matcha (finely ground green tea), and a light lunch will be served on the Garden’s Arbor Terrace. This event is limited to 100 guests. Advance reservations are required by calling 805-682-4726 ext. 102 or online at and are $10 for SBBG members and $15 non-members.

On Sunday, May 5, the Teahouse will host an “open house” with ongoing tea ceremony demonstrations by tea school students from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Every second Saturday of the Month from Noon – 2:00pm visitors and members are welcome to experience our ShinKanAn Teahouse and Garden. Trained Teahouse volunteers are available to answer questions about the rich traditions of the Japanese tea ceremony.

Phone: 805-964-2717

Event posted April 24, 2013
Last updated April 24, 2013


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