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Morikami Japanese Gardens Hatsume Fair

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Morikami Japanese Gardens Hatsume Fair Saturday, March 23th
The 34st annual Hatsume Fair promises to be a spectacular event for the entire family! Celebrating the first bud of spring, Hatsume, the Morikami’s largest annual event, transforms the normally tranquil Morikami Park into a unique Japanese spring festival. The event will feature three stages of continuous entertainment where guests can experience taiko drumming performances, martial art and bonsai demonstrations, cosplay contest and much more! Avenues of artisan booths, anime dealers, plant sales, Asian and American food vendors, the Kirin Beer Garden, children’s activities, and a Bonsai exploration area will also be featured and are sure to delight festival-goers. Morikami Japanese Cultural Center and the new International Orchid Center with a 20,000 square foot Mediterranean-style building where you see a spectacular atrium and copula. The balcony is adorned with custom-designed medallions decorated with an orchid motif. A gift shop, garden room and orchid displays are also viewed at the sight. “The garden isn’t just about orchids,” “It’s about pleasure, relaxation and education with the main emphasis on conserving native as well as exotic plants. Cultural Center and Tea Ceremony Bonsai Miniatures, Exhibitions, Origami, Flower Arranging, Gift Shop, Art, Folk Dancers and Musicians etc...Museum of Pineapple Farmers including Morikami who lived one year in Melbourne (1908) before spending his life in Delray.
members $55 guests $60 including entrances Leave Cocoa Beach Country Club 8:30am Satellite Beach Schector Community Center 8:45am Centre at Suntree 9:15am Return around 6 to 6:30pm________________________________________

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