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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.

March 1 April 30, 2016

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.

May 11, 2016

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Events

Jul
26
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 26, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Zion Lion & The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza

Zion Lion: A mixture of reggae, calypso, soca, and zoukous.

The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza: High-energy, toe-tappin’, traditional bluegrass.

July 27, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

The Goo Goo Dolls

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Originally a cover band with a taste for power pop and classic rock & roll, The Goo Goo Dolls soon began writing original songs. 

Cost

  • Members $88
  • Non-Members $90
July 28, 2016 7:30 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Jay Leno

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic. Jay Leno’s late night television ratings domination included more than two decades of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” winning every consecutive quarter of his hosting over the past 19 years. 

Cost

  • Members $97
  • Non-Members $99
Aug
1
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Clay Every Day

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Roll, squeeze and shape your way through the week as you work with a different type of clay every day.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
1
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

French Culture and Cooking II

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Take your skills up a notch by learning to use a pastry bag and cook en papillote (in paper).

Ages

12-14

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $98
Aug
1
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Little Diggers

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Dig in a vegetable patch, pot a plant, pick a vegetable and look at soil with magnifying glasses.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
2
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 2, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Dave Hardin & Brother Adams

Dave Hardin:  Veteran singer-songwriter of the West Michigan scene, specializing in vintage country ballads.

Brother Adams: A mixture of folk, alt-country, and psychedelic rock.

August 3, 2016 10:30 am

Sculpture Walk and Talk

Join working artists and art historians on a walking tour of the sculpture of Mimmo Paladino and selected artwork in the Sculpture Park.

August 3, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Grace Potter

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Described by Spin as “one of the greatest living voices in rock today,” and by SF Weekly as “the whole package”, Grace Potter continues to impress both critics and audiences with her musical achievements and captivating live shows.

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $47
Aug
8
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Investigate the Japanese Garden: Ages 10-14

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Start the day with a visual scavenger hunt to look for unique features in the Japanese Garden.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58