Arboretum Foundation presenting Seattle Japanese Garden 60th anniversary celebration

The Arboretum Foundation is presenting the Seattle Japanese 2021 Garden Party from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 12. The event will be in person and is a belated celebration of the Seattle Japanese Garden’s 60th anniversary.

Tickets for the event go on sale July 8 and can be purchased at

The evening will include include traditional Japanese food and drink and feature the world premiere of award-winning composer and native Seattleite Paul Chihara’s “The Garden of Enchantment,” an original chamber work for violin, percussion, and cello performed by members of the Seattle Symphony.