Upcoming events

Centennial Exhibit Opening Reception
Saturday February 28th, 1pm
Cultural Exchange Center


The exhibit tells the story of Isabel Stine's inspiration  to create her own Japanese estate after visiting the Japanese Pavilion at the Pan Pacific International Exposition in 1915.  Featured will be photographs from the Stine family albums.  There will be  the premiere showing of the video,  Hakone: A Century of Beauty and Endurance.  Refreshments will be served.  This event is open to the public.

The Palace of Fine Arts, Pan Pacific International Exposition, 1915.


Japanese Pavillion, 1915.


Lunar New Year Festival
Celebrating the Year of the Ram
Sunday, March 1st. 11am - 3pm

Featuring  a double-lion Dance, gung-fu and musical performances, food booths, children's activities and more.
Docent tour of Hakone's Centennial Exhibit at the Cultural Exchange Center.


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Public Tea Ceremony


Third Sunday of every month

from March to November

(It may be canceled without notice. Please check with us at 408.741.4957 or events@hakone.com)


Seatings at 12 noon, 1 pm & 2 pm

$7 per person, in addition to garden admission fee

For larger groups or inquiries, contact John Larissou at larissou@gmail.com



Event announcements can also be found on the  Hakone Facebook page.