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Night of the Butterflies (Members Only)(Family)

Join us for the exclusive “Night of the Butterflies” member parties during the Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition, March 1 through April 30.

Advanced Registration Required

These events are free for members and guests covered by their membership level. You may purchase additional tickets for nonmember guests when you arrive at the event. (Online registration is not available for additional guests.)


6–8 pm

Sunday, March 17 | Sunday, April 14 | Monday, April 22

You may check in as early as 5:30 pm. During this time, you will only have access to the DeVos–Keeler Gift Shop and James & Shirley Balk Café for shopping and dining.

At 6 pm the festivities begin! This includes access to Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming—bring your flashlights to find the butterflies as they roost in the trees, family-friendly entertainment, a themed art activity, and light refreshments.

DeVos–Keeler Gift Shop hours: 5–8 pm

Balk Café hours: Full menu 5–7 pm | Fresh Express menu only, 7–8 pm

Click the “Register Here” button to register or via phone at 616-977-7689 or email at [email protected]



Mar 17 2024


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

More Info

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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


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


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. 


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


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