(October 1 - March 31)
Wed.-Sun. & Holidays
10:00am - 5pm
(April 1 - September 30)
Wed.-Sun. & Holidays
10:00am - 7pm
PRIVATE EVENT LOCATIONS INSIDE THE GARDEN
Book your private event with us. Shinzen Garden has a variety of curated scenes with a combination of architectural and sculptural features that offers a beautiful backdrop for your special event! Several areas are open for consideration, limited only by logistics (especially the number of guests).
The Ume Grove View is an intimate garden that has meandering paths and winding waterfalls. This picturesque spot is perfect for a small party seating about 10 guests.
The Autumn View offers your guests a backdrop of glowing fall foliage of Chinese pistachio and ginkgo trees, not to mention the wonderful Woodward Lake. This space seats less than 100 guests.
Sago Forest and Waterfall View is a spectacular spread of sago palms, meandering paths and the serene sound of waterfalls that encircle this area. This space seats less than 100 guests.
Note: Events are scheduled during normal Garden hours. This means there may be patrons enjoying the Garden during your event that are not part of your group.
STEP 1: Check the online calendar, found below in the Choose Appointment/Private Events, to see if the date/time of your desired event is available. Do NOT book your event until your have completed a scheduled sitewalk.
STEP 2: Schedule a Shinzen Garden "sitewalk" to see the options for your event. Sitewalk appointments are usually scheduled M-F, 9AM-4PM Call for an appointment @ 559.840.1264
STEP 3: Once you have completed the garden sitewalk, return to this page and book your event on the PRIVATE EVENTS appointment calendar below and include a minimum $150.00 deposit to gaurentee your specific date/time. WE DO NOT DOUBLE-BOOK EVENTS. Note that some dates/times may not show in the calendar indicating that they have already been booked. You only see calendar dates/times that are still available.
The Koi Pond and Waterfall View allow guests to gaze out over the Koi pond and the waterfall. Your guests and photographers will have plenty of perspectives to capture your event. This space seats over 100 guests.