Become a Member

Becoming a member affords you a wonderful opportunity to participate in and be part of a dynamic community of friends, families, artists, musicians, and cultural leaders. Whether you join to enjoy Hakone's stunning beauty year-round, or to participate in a community of people who love art, culture, and the friendships formed by being among other creatively inspired people, you will definitely benefit from your decision.


In honor of the three year centennial, we invite you to support the ongoing mission of Hakone with your gift of $500 or above at the Tilden level or $1000 and above at the Stine level. Support at these levels comes with a one year membership and a special invitation to the opening night gala for our Centennial History Display in early February.

Stine $1,000

Tilden $500


Platinum Sponsor $1,250

  • All the benefits included in Platinum Benefactor
  • Dinner hosted by the Foundation’s Founding CEO and an opportunity to invite one additional couple as your guests
  • Recognition in Newsletter and on Web site

Platinum Benefactor $350

  • All the benefits included in Platinum Supporting
  • Admission to an exclusive Tea and Kimono Ceremony

Platinum Supporting $200

  • All the benefits included in Gold
  • Discounts at a variety of Saratoga’s fine restaurants.(Good for a party of 2 people)
    • Bella Saratoga
    • The Mint Leaf
    • Hong’s Gourmet Chinese Cuisine
  • 15% discount in the Gift Shop
  • Good for 4 family members including yourself


Individual $75 | Family $100 | Senior, Student $50

  • All the benefits included in Silver
  • Exclusive invitation to our membership gatherings with two complimentary guest passes


Individual $45 | Family $75 | Senior, Student $35

  • Free year-around admission with one additional guest to the Gardens
  • Free or discounted admission to special events and workshops
  • One year subscription to Newsletter
  • Fully tax deductible


Membership Application

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