Garden Fair and Japanese Garden

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Use your SWKcard to visit the Garden Fair or the Japanese Garden

With the SWKcard you will be able to buy reduced admission tickets to the two Kaiserslautern gardens for the 2018 season: „Garden Fair Kaiserslautern“ and „Japanese Garden“.

SWKcard activation

The SWKcard-holder* can have his/her SWKcard activated as season ticket 2018 for the two Kaiserslautern gardens for a non-recurring charge of EUR 25. The SKWcard, activated as season ticket, is valid for the SKWcard-holder* and one adult, plus their own children (up to 18 years of age), that are registered in the household of the card holder.

Movie: SWKcard for Garden Fair and Japanese Garden

Start of Activation Phase

On 12 March 2018, the activation phase for the SWKcard as a seasonal card for the two landscaped gardens in Kaiserslautern, the Garden Fair and the Japanese Garden, for the year 2018 starts both in the Garden Fair shop and at the Japanese Garden. If you activate the SWKcard before 25 March 2018, you won’t have to stand in line after the official opening of the gardens; in addition, as a small reward for early activation, you will get a drinks voucher at the cashier’s office (redeemable until 31 May 2018).

Opening hours from 12 to 25 March 2018 during the activation phase:

Garden Fair shop: Mon – Fri from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sat + Sun from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Japanese Garden: Mon – Fri from 10 a.m. –4 p.m.

Additional ticket

The SWKcard-holder* can also purchase an additional ticket as season ticket 2018 for the two Kaiserslautern gardens with his/her activated SWKcard. This ticket will cost EUR 25 and is valid only for those persons (max. two adults and their own children up to 18 years of age) that are verifiably registered in the household of the SWKcard-holder*. Verification must be presented in form of personal identity cards at the time of purchase of this additional ticket.

SWK-Guest ticket

The holder of an activated SWKcard can purchase day tickets at a special price for his/her guests for the Garden Fair as well as for the Japanese Garden.  
Prerequisite for the purchase of these guest tickets is the presentation of the activated SKWcard by the SWKcard-holder*. Guest tickets (max. 5 tickets per day) can be purchased exclusively at the register of the respective garden on the day of the visit.

SWK-Guest CardGarden Fair KaiserslauternJapanese Garden
Adults(aged 18 years and above)
only 5,- € instead of 7,- €
(aged 18 years and above)
only 3,50 € instead of 5,50 €
Children(6 to17 years)
only 2,50 € instead of 3,- €
(under 5 years) free of charge

(12 to17 years)
only 1,50 € instead of 2,50 €
(under 11 years) free of charge

* SWKcard-holder is always the SWK-contract partner.

Holders of an activated SWKcard are granted free admission to the events of the Garden Fair.

Events at Garden Fair and Japanese Garden

Event Preview Garden Fair
Event Preview Japanese Garden

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With your free SWKcard you will enjoy exclusive benefits from our cooperation partners. From relaxing in the sauna to playing a round of bowling or taking the family on a trip to the zoo – discover the multitude of recreational offers. Further information about the SWKcard and about all our partners can be found on our SWKcard overview page.

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