Christmas Cabaret

December 7, 2017 6:00 pm 10:00 pm
Thursday, December 7 at 6:00 pm

Join us for Meijer Garden’s signature holiday celebration, Christmas Cabaret! This annual fundraising gala is an opportunity to ring in the holiday season in the most festive of ways. Guests will enjoy the Christmas & Holiday Traditions Around the World exhibition during cocktail hour. They will then be treated to a delicious plated dinner while enjoying holiday entertainment featuring nationally-renowned and locally-loved musician Brian Vander Ark (of The Verve Pipe) accompanied by his wife, alternative country performer Lux Land. Together, with some special guests, they will perform songs from their holiday album Wonderland. Lush harmonies will fill Meijer Gardens for this unique one-time performance! 


6:00 Cocktails
7:30 Welcome
7:45 Dinner
8:30 Inspiration
8:45 Wonderland w/ Brian Vander Ark & Lux Land
9:15 Specialty coffee and hot chocolate

Suggested attire: Black tie optional / Cocktail attire

Complimentary valet parking available courtesy of our parking sponsor, Ellis Parking Company.

This wintertime fundraising event supports the mission of Meijer Gardens to promote the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts.

Individual event tickets are $150. There are also a range of table sponsorship opportunities starting at $2,500, see information below.

For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Matt Eickhoff, Fundraising Events Manager at (616)-975-3168 or



2017 Christmas Cabaret Table Sponsor Benefits