Hours & Admission


Public Hours

Wednesday – Monday: 10:00am-4:00pm (closed Tuesdays)

  • Last entry is at 4:00pm, guests have until 5:00pm to enjoy the garden spaces.
  • Why are the summer hours shorter? Portland Japanese Garden is experiencing the impacts of the labor shortages in the service industry. Due to short staffing, we are closed earlier than usual this summer. However, all planned member hours as well as extended member hours are unaffected. Thank you for your understanding.
  • Garden closed to the public on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s
  • We will be closing early to the general public (last admission 3:30pm) on the following dates to accomadate for Extended and Photographer Member Hours: 10/13, 10/19, 10/23, 10/27.

Gift Shop: 9:30am-4:00pm

Umami Café: 9:00am-5:00pm (last seating at 4:30pm)

Member Hours

Wednesday – Monday: 8:00-10:00am (closed Tuesdays, no member hours)

  • The Umami Café opens at 9:00am for members only. Please make a reservation for the Umami Café for a table during member hours.


Your admission ticket includes access to the Garden, the Garden Gift Shop, the Umami Café, and Art Exhibitions.


Adult: $21.95
Senior (65+): $18.95
Student (with ID): $17.95
Youth (6-17): $15.95
Child (5 and under): Free
Members: Free


Tickets are non-refundable. To request a ticket exchange, click here. Tickets can only be exchanged up to 24 hours prior to the original date and time (no day-of exchanges).

Additional Information

  • Rose Festival Fleet Week (June 7-11): Free admission for all active military personnel. To receive free admission, active members of the military must show a military ID, discharge papers or other official military identification.
  • Veterans Day (November 11): Free admission for active military personnel, military veterans and their families who accompany them on Veterans Day (Friday, November 11). Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission to Portland Japanese Garden. Veterans Day at the Garden is sponsored by The Oregonian in 2023.
  • Special Tickets: If you have any special tickets such as promotions that need to be redeemed, please come see us at our Welcome Center for assistance. These types of tickets cannot be reserved in advance online.
  • Tripod Fee: There is a $10.00/person charge for using a tripod for anyone who is not a Garden Member.
  • Accessibility of Garden: We also provide a discount for visitors who are unable to see the entirety of the Garden due to accessibility. For a map of our pathways, please see here. For more information on accessibility, see here.

Arts for All

Portland Japanese Garden is a proud participant in Arts for All, making the beauty and serenity of the Garden accessible to low-income families and individuals who receive food stamps (SNAP).