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Featured Events

July 31, 2014

Conor Oberst with Dawes

Most known for his band Bright Eyes, Conor Oberst’s newest album, Upside Down Mountain, was released on May 20, 2014.

August 23, 2014

Dahlia Show

Marvel at the variety of colors, shapes and sizes of dahlia flowers.

August 28, 2014

Sleeping Bear Dunes Bus Trip

Find out why Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America.

Events

Annual Events

September 19October 26, 2014

Chrysanthemums and More!

Highlights thousands of flowering chrysanthemums in both interior and exterior venues. Vertical columns of colorful chrysanthemums, a vibrant wall of chrysanthemums, chrysanthemum spheres and beds of colorful plants delight visitors. The largest display of its kind in Michigan.

November 25, 2014 January 4, 2015

Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World

A marvelous exhibition beginning in November and running through the entire month of December and part of January each year. Includes more than 40 trees and displays, over 300,000 lights both indoors and outdoors, choirs, horse-drawn carriage rides, as well as the beloved Railway Garden.

March 1April 30, 2015

Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. Experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.