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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

Concerts: Tuesday Evening Music Club

Jul
5
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 5, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Tracing the Roots

Various artists perform a musical montage that traces the evolution of hip-hop, jazz and blues from their African roots.

July 5 7:00 pm August 30, 2016

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the concession counter.

Jul
12
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 12, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

G-RAPS

La Famiglia front man Mike G performs with and hosts this gathering of the most talented hip-hop artists in the city, backed by his band and R&B vocalists. 

Jul
19
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 19, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Camille & Complicated Animals

Camille: A multi-instrumentalist and songstress that brings a modern flare to classic crooning.

Complicated Animals: A fusion of indie-pop and Brazilian Bossa Nova, or “Indie-Nova.”

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.

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.

Aug
9
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 9, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Olivia Mainville and the Aquatic Troupe & Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys

Olivia Mainville and the Aquatic Troupe: A gypsy swing folk band.

Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys: Rockabilly and 1950’s style rock and roll.

Aug
16
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 16, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Deep Greens and Blues & Nicholas James and the Band Wagon

Deep Greens and Blues: A mixture of modern and alt-country, 70’s folk, and southern blues.

Nicholas James and the Band Wagon: Country-folk, with a hint of zydeco, and story-driven lyrics. 

Aug
23
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 23, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Cultivating Peace

Cultivating Peace: An evening of sacred world music traditions, featuring various artists.

Aug
30
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 30, 2016 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Ralston and Friends

Ralston and Friends: Local music icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.