Nov 21. 2015 The Japanese Garden Van Nuys, CA 9AM-4PM. (Entry into garden stops at 3PM) Buy Tickets Limited Availability!

This peaceful “Garden of Water and Fragrance” offers an escape from the hectic life of Southern California.

The Japanese Garden in Van Nuys is a combination of three different types of Japanese Gardens: A Zen Garden, a Chinsent—or “wet Strolling”—Garden, and a Tea Garden. With its variety of plants and water features, the Japanese Garden is the most idyllic scene for all of your cosplay photos, an exclusive opportunity for all Cosplay Expo Attendees.

The Garden will be open from 9am to 4pm. Please see our Cosplay Rules of Conduct before entering the gardens.
*In the event of inclement weather, the Garden will close for 24 – 36 hours, if rain occurs during this timeframe or during the event, the Garden will be closed and we will offer full refunds.

General Info


The Japanese Garden
6100 Woodley Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Picnic Area

The Picnic Area is open to the public and will feature local food trucks, fun games, as well as provide a space to rest and hang out with friends.

Exclusive Opportunity for Photoshoots

Cosplay Expo attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to have photo shoots in the garden. (Photo shoots are typically restricted to advanced rental of the garden.) Volunteer Photographers will also be able to assist attendees with your photography needs,

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