Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

May 21, 2022

Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Teahouse

Witness the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony.

June 7 August 30, 2022

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Each Tuesday evening in June, July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the Eileen DeVries Concessions Center.

June 12 August 20, 2022

Children’s Garden Summer Activities

Check at the Information Center located in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden for special weekly programs and activities.

Events

Classes & Camps

Jul
26 27
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Citizen Science (New for 2022!)

Observe like a scientist as you join us in the ongoing environmental monitoring of Meijer Gardens. 

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
Jul
27
10:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

The Amazing Honeybee

There is much to learn and explore in the complex world of a honeybee. 

Instructor

Don Snoeyink, Thornapple Woodlands LLC

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Aug
1 5
8:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Gardens Extravaganza! (New for 2022)

Filled

Explore Meijer Gardens like never before! 

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $275
  • Non-Members $285
Aug
3
10:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Basics of Beekeeping

Learn the basics of what it takes to be a beekeeper.

Instructor

Don Snoeyink, Thornapple Woodlands LLC

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Aug
5
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Creative Hand Lettering

Build upon your own handwriting to create artfully drawn letters using markers and watercolor.

Instructor

Katie Reitemeier

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Aug
8 11
9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Underground Explorers

Filled

Have fun exploring the world underground with magnifying glasses, gardening tools and more.  

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Aug
8 11
1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Art Journaling

Express yourself through writing, drawing, and creating.

Ages

11-14

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Aug
9
5:30 pm 6:30 pm

With so many gimmicks out there, how do you know which sustainability hacks are worthy of pursuing?

Instructor

Eve Choi and Maddie Ek, Meijer Gardens Education Department staff

Cost

  • Members $5
  • Non-Members $20
Aug
9 11
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Green Screen Fun (New for 2022!)

Filled

Make a story come alive through fun camera tricks! 

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Aug
10
10:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Batik

Filled

Become inspired by the sculptures of Yinka Shonibare.

Instructor

Vickie Wilkinson

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $55