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Photography at Meijer Gardens

Our grounds and facilities are popular locations for photography

Photo Guidelines

  • Guests may take photos of public areas during normal business hours for personal, non-commercial use. Guests are encouraged to share or post images through social media, email or personal web pages.
  • Drone photography is not allowed.
  • All media professionals must contact the Director of Communications to arrange photo and video shoots at 616-975-3180.
  • All portraiture (portraits, family pictures, engagements, weddings, prom pictures, senior pictures, etc.) must contact the Culinary Arts & Events Department at (616) 975-3146 to coordinate.
  • View our full Portraiture (portraits, family pictures, engagements, weddings, prom pictures, senior pictures, etc.) Photography / Video Policy HERE.
  • View our full Commercial Photography / Video Policy HERE.
  • You may not state or imply any endorsement of or by Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park for any purpose—personal or otherwise—without written permission from Meijer Gardens.
  • DSLR cameras / cameras with detachable lenses are not allowed during the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series. Cell phone photography is allowed during these concerts.
  • Tripods are not allowed in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory during Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming.

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

scheduled grounds maintenance

On Tuesday, April 16, the Treehouse Village and Woodland Boardwalk in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden and the Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden will be closed due to tree removal for the safety of our guests. Thank you for your understanding. 

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