Japanese Festival

Published on July 20th, 2018 | by Alexandra Saner


Call for volunteers for the 2018 Japanese Fall Festival

Volunteer Information
2018 Japanese Fall Festival
Friday-Sunday, September 7-9

Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield, MO 

The Japanese Fall Festival is a celebration of authentic Japanese culture in the beautiful Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden located within the extraordinary Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park. Now in its 23rd year, attendance is expected to top 17,000.

Volunteer Sign Ups

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to ensure the festival’s success. Please click here to view and sign up for available opportunities.


Sponsors and Partners:

Friends of the Garden
Springfield-Greene County Park Board
City of Springfield
Springfield Public Schools
Springfield Regional Arts Council
Ozarks Coca-Cola
Wyndham Vacations



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About the Author

Lexy served on Springfield Sister Cities Association's Board of Directors for four years before joining the ranks as Associate Director. She is also Associate Director of Friends of the Garden. Lexy is an arts and culture enthusiast, and she has served as Marketing Director for Springfield Little Theatre and Membership and Development Coordinator for Springfield Regional Arts Council. Lexy is a past Board member and Membership Committee member of Springfield Creatives. She also moonlights in community theatre and film projects.

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