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Summer Picnic Package

Summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful, warm Southern Alberta weather! Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens, Fort Whoop Up and Mocha Cabana are teaming up to offer a delicious new way to experience their grounds, Lethbridge, and local cuisine with Yagau (outdoor) picnic at the Garden and Ii'ethawaahkaa picnic at the Fort!

Indulge all of your senses with bison and bannock at the Fort and sushi and gyoza at the Japanese Garden. Scenery is also on the menu — enjoy views of the coulees outside the fort walls or beautiful water features at Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens as you eat!

Perfect for an afternoon date or as an incredible new way to show off our beautiful city to visiting friends and family!

These two #YQLocal picnic baskets feature local foods from local farmers and prepared by a locally owned restaurant — Mocha Cabana!

Each package is $60 and includes a bento box or picnic basket (venue depending) for two and admission to Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden or Fort Whoop Up as well as two passes to the other attraction! Additional beverages such as coffee, tea, water are available to purchase. The garden also has a selection of Japanese beer and sake that can be purchased when you arrive.

NOTE: You need to purchase your picnic package by 4 PM the day prior to your visit. For more details, please visit the attraction websites.

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Fort Whoop Up

Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens 


Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden (Yagai)

Rei-Shabu - Thinly sliced cold pork
Nikka [Japan-Canada] Sushi - maple-soy glazed sustainable wild salmon
O-Nigiri - rice balls
Gyoza - vegetable dumplings
Cucumber Salad - A Canadian spin on a Japanese wakame Salad.
Haskap Berry Crumble Bars

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Fort Whoop Up

Artisan Bison Salad - entree-sized, with Alberta bison and edible flowers
Bannock & Butter
Haskap Berry Crumble Bar

Learn more about Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens

Learn more about Fort Whoop-Up

Learn more about Mocha Cabana