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Winter Glow

December 18-22 and 26-30, 2023 | 5:30-8:30pm
DeVos Van Andel Piazza

Only a short distance from the main building, venture out to the DeVos Van Andel Piazza to enjoy Winter Glow, a NEW immersive and majestic winter lighting experience surrounding The American Horse.

Know Before You Glow

  • This event is complementary for Members of Meijer Gardens and included in general admission for other guests.
  • Colorful beacons draw you into a vibrant dance of changing lights and playful patterns, creating an immersive world akin to a snow globe, all choreographed to festive holiday music. Warm up beside firepits with loved ones and enjoy hot chocolate or coffee surrounded by the enchanting outdoor display.
  • This continuous looping, free-flowing experience runs from 5:30-8:30 pm in the DeVos Van Andel Piazza surrounding The American Horse on December 18–22 and 26–30. Pathways will be cleared and accessible.
  • Bundle up for this outdoor event-snow pants and winter boots are appropriate gear. We encourage everyone to explore our grounds in every season.
  • Warm beverages for all ages will be available.
  • Photography is encouraged! Share your photos with us using the hashtag #meijergardens and be sure to tag @meijergardens




Dec 30 2023


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Featured Event


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