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Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies are Blooming Activities

Butterflies Are Blooming activities for all ages in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden! Whether for guided or self-guided play, check at the Information Center to discover which engaging outdoor activities await you. Activities vary daily.

Spring-Themed Storytime – Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays | 10:30 am

Butterfly-shaped maze featuring Michigan butterfly photos

Life-sized butterfly photo ops

Discovery Cart Activities:

    • Monarch’s Journey
    • Michigan Moth and Butterfly Life Cycle Hunt
    • Interesting Insects

Log Cabin butterfly-themed interactive activities:

    • Storybooks about butterflies and moths
    • Self-guided puppet shows
    • Giant butterfly puzzles
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Date

Mar 01 2024 - Apr 30 2024
Ongoing...

Time

Daylight hours only
All Day

Location

Lena Meijer Children's Garden

HOURS

Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Monday 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday 9 am - 5 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE

CONTACT US

2024 Lineup Announced

View this year’s Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens lineup, the Insider’s Guide to buying tickets, Frequently Asked Questions, and more: 

water outage UPDATE:

We are open during our normal operating hours as the City of Grand Rapids continues to test water quality after this weekend’s city-wide water outage. Water fountains are not running until further notice. Bottled water is available for purchase, or you may bring your own water. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Spring Break Hours

Extended Hours

Enjoy extended spring break hours until 9 pm on April 1-5.

Extended Member Early Hours

Each Sunday from 9-11 am during Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming and Saturday, April 6, from 8-9 am. 

HOURS

Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

RATES

Members (with ID) FREE
Adults (14-64) $20.00
Seniors (65 and older) $15.00
Students (with student ID) $15.00
Museums for All $2.00
Children (3-13) $10
Children (2 and younger) FREE