Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

July 20, 2019

Hosta Show

Join us for the very first hosta leaf show at Meijer Gardens and be amazed by the range of shapes, sizes, colors, patterns and textures available in hosta foliage. 

September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

In this impactful gallery exhibition, Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb, new work by the artist will be presented in an immersive installation in the Balk Gallery. Law’s use of natural materials, mainly floral, encourage the viewer to experience the relationship between humanity and nature.

September 24, 2019

Wege Environmental Lecture: Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration with Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Join scientist, author, and monarch butterfly expert Dr. Anurag Agrawal as he explores, through striking visual imagery, the fascinating natural history of monarchs and milkweed, revealing the coevolutionary battle between monarchs and milkweed’s famous toxins.

Events

Events

February 1 9:00 am August 25, 2019

A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Although never formally trained in the visual arts or art history, Fred Meijer was deeply interested in cultural endeavors and history, and had a long interest in sculpture. 

June 6 7:00 pm September 18, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

This concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all genres and all generations.

June 10 August 17, 2019

Kids’ Tram

Board the Kids' Tram for an engaging adventure. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10:45 am, 11:45 am, 1:45 pm, and 2:45 pm.

Jun
25
11:00 am 12:00 pm
June 25, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Summer Storytime

Imaginations are welcome at Summer Storytime! Join us for a variety of sensational stories all summer long.

Jun
25
6:30 pm 7:30 pm
June 25, 2019 6:30 pm / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Outdoor Artist Studio

Join local artists in the vibrant atmosphere of the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden for engaging, informal art experiences.

Jun
26
11:00 am 12:00 pm
June 26, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Weaving Patterns in Nature

Take a closer look at the spectacular variety of colors and patterns found in nature. Then enjoy an interactive storytime and “fingers-on” weaving activity with a professional fiber artist.

June 26, 2019 6:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

The Mighty O.A.R. Summer Tour 2019 with American Authors

Sold Out

Sirius XM The Pulse Presents the Mighty O.A.R. Summer Tour 2019 with American Authors: What do you call a band whose twenty year-career spans sold-out stands at both Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks Amphitheater, millions of albums sold over the course of what will be nine full-length releases, and multiple chart-busting entries? In the case of O.A.R., two simple words suffice: "The Mighty."

Cost

  • Members $78
  • Non-Members $80
Jun
27
11:00 am 12:00 pm
June 27, 2019 11:00 am

Time for Topiaries!

Explore the Children’s Garden’s whimsical birthday-themed topiaries through interactive stories, games and activities. Whether it’s your birthday or your “unbirthday,” come play along with us!

June 27, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Sold Out

With special guest Roosevelt Collier

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Part Jimi Hendrix, part James Brown and all New Orleans, Troy “Trombone Shorty”Andrews is the bandleader and frontman of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. 

Cost

  • Members $53
  • Non-Members $55
Jun
28
11:00 am 12:00 pm
June 28, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Garden Helpers

What do butterflies, bats, worms and ladybugs have in common? They are all important garden helpers! Learn how these tiny creatures help in big ways through activities such as up-close observations, interactive stories, and clever hunts.