Featured Events

September 7, 2019

Outdoor Portrait Photography

Learn how to adapt your photography knowledge for creating stunning portraits using natural light and strobe light.

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 on June 24, 2019

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.

8:30 am 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Camp Kaleidoscope: A Wacky Week of Fun

(FIVE-DAY CAMP) Get to know Meijer Gardens in a whole new way with new skills, new experiences and endless fun.




  • Members $225
  • Non-Members $250
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture


(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens! 




  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
11:00 am 12:00 pm
June 24, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Moving to the Music

Come be a part of our musical jam in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden! Whether by playing an instrument, clapping your hands, tapping your toes, or lending a voice, follow along with local musicians as we make music every Monday.

4:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Pruning Japanese Maples


Learn how to bring out the natural beauty of Japanese maples through proper pruning.


David Rettig, Lead Horticulturist for The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden


  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
June 24, 2019 6:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Steve Miller Band + Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives

With special guest Matt Andersen

Classic Rock Meets Classic Country. Steve Miller Band + Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives: Coming off an extraordinary spring tour, Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famer Steve Miller is looking forward to his summer tour with Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives. Calling it "An Amazing Evening of Original American Music - Classic Rock Meets Classic Country", the tour is certain to be one of the premier traveling concerts of summer 2019.


  • Members $123
  • Non-Members $125