Featured Events

January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

 Welcome to Tranquility Zone, a place for quiet experiences—and fun!

 Use your imagination as you explore this Japanese garden environment.

July 17, 2016

Inside the Japanese Teahouse

Experience the tranquil ambience and exquisite architecture of our authentic Japanese Teahouse.

September 26, 2016

Tears for Fears - RESCHEDULED

Tears for Fears’ Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith are pleased to announce that they have rescheduled their concert at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. The concert originally scheduled for June 6 will now take place on Monday, September 26. Tickets purchased for the June 6 concert at Meijer Gardens will be honored for the new date.

Members may buy tickets for the rescheduled date during a members-only presale beginning at 9 a.m., June 24 through midnight, July 1. If tickets remain available after the members-only presale, sales to the public will begin at 9 a.m., July 2.

Refunds will be available at point of purchase until August 1. Please note, after August 1, all tickets for the original June 6 date become non-refundable. Tickets purchased for the September 26 date are non-refundable. Ticket prices are $75 during the members-only presale. After July 1, tickets are $78 for members and $80 for the public. 


Annual Events

September 16 October 30, 2016

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 22, 2016 January 8, 2017

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. It includes more than 40 trees and displays, nearly 400,000 lights both indoors and outdoors, choirs, rooftop reindeer, as well as the beloved Railway Garden.

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.