If it has to do with funny...you will find it at LaughFest - a 10-day festival March 6-16, 2014! ...more
Dream it, Build it houses 13 LEGO© bricked recreations of famous architectural structures. Mar-Aug ...more
Follow Gerald Ford from his birth in Nebraska, to his growing up in Grand Rapids. Ford Museum. ...more
Explore the exciting discovery of feathered dinosaurs and their connection to modern day birds. Oct 26-Apr 27. ...more
Grab your friends, sisters, mother or daughter and escape for a girls-only weekend in Grand Rapids! ...more
Experience Grand Rapids where guys can be guys. Enjoy beer and the great outdoors! ...more
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Michigan's second most popular tourist attraction ... one of the world's 100 most visited art museums ... one of the Top 30 Must-See Museums on the planet.
These are just some of the accolades earned by Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Just minutes from downtown Grand Rapids, this 132-acre haven integrates horticulture and sculpture throughout its site, setting it apart from other more traditional botanic garden or art museum experiences.
Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens showcases the revolutionary sculptors iconic work in steel. Five of Venet's large-scale sculptures will be displayed outdoors on the front lawn.
• Arid Garden
• Carnivorous Plant House
• Children's Garden
• English Perennial Garden
• Japanese Garden - opening 2015
• Michigan's Farm Garden
• Seasonal Display Greenhouse
• Tropical Conservatory
• Victorian Garden
• Woodland Shade Garden
• Midwest's most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection
• Works from Rodin, Degas, Miro and many more
• Rotating exhibits dedicated to sculpture traditions of all periods
An annual concert series runs June through August and features major artists like Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett and Brandi Carlile in a stunning outdoor setting.
Enjoy lunch (or a Tuesday dinner) at Taste of the Gardens Café, underneath a dazzling ceiling sculpture by renowned glass artist Dale Chihuly. The menu features sandwiches, salads, entrees and a kid's menu.
This 132-acre attraction features the most comprehensive outdoor sculpture collection in the Midwest, indoor and outdoor gardens, largest tropical conservatory in the state, nature trails, guided tram and 5 acre Children’s Garden. Admission charged. MORE >>