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Meijer Gardens’ ‘Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World’ Opens Tuesday

The 22nd annual 'Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World' exhibit at Frederik Meijer Gardens will be open to the public starting Tuesday, November 22.

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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21 Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concerts Sold Out on First Day

It didn't take long for concerts at the Meijer Garden's to sell out. Ten minutes for some, a few hours for others. All told, 21 concerts sold out by Saturday evening.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Voted No. 5 Best Botanical Garden in the U.S.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park is awesome for a lot of reasons--There are art and nature exhibits all year long, their Summer Concert Series brings great acts to town, and right now it's a great place to visit for those staying in Grand Rapids for Spring Break!

Well Frederik Meijer Gardens is being nationally recognized! The park nabbed the No. 5 spot in a  "Best Botanical Garden" USA Today and 10Best readers' poll.

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How Does Meijer Gardens Clean Dale Chihuly’s 560-Piece Glass Chandelier? [Video]

Dale Chihuly is an American glass sculptor whose work is known and has be shown worldwide. Frederik Meijer Gardens is home to Chihuly's "Gilded Champagne Gardens Chandelier" which has over 560 individual pieces of glass.

It takes Meijer Gardens two days to clean the glass chandelier.

Watch how they do it.

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Four Venues You Need to Visit That You May Have Missed at ArtPrize Seven

ArtPrize Seven wraps up on Sunday, October 11.

As you head out for one last look this weekend, here are a few venues you may have missed.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Sells Out Nine Concerts in Just Two Hours

The members only pre-sale for Frederik Meijer Garden's Summer Concert Series started at 9 a.m. Saturday, and by 11 a.m. nine of the scheduled shows had already sold out. 

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Full Summer Concert Series Lineup

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced another impressive lineup for this year's Fifth Third Bank Summer Concert Series.

This year, the Grand Rapids series is bringing in many big names from across the music industry.

The 30-show lineup, which will include a special 20th anniversary concert, will feature artists like The Steve Miller Band; Harry Connick, Jr.; Vince Gill; The Beach Boys & The Temptations; Under the Sun Tour featuring: Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra, Uncle Kracker & Eve 6; Styx and Tony Bennett.

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Harry Connick, Jr., Coming to Frederik Meijer Gardens on August 2

This afternoon, Harry Connick, Jr., announced his summer concert tour, which includes a date here in West Michigan!

The tour includes a stop in Grand Rapids at Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Aug. 2.

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Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s Butterfly Exhibition Opens March 1

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s annual Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition opens March 1 and runs through April 30.

Butterflies Are Blooming will mark 20 years by bringing more than 7,000 tropical butterflies to West Michigan.

More than 170,000 people visit the exhibit each year, Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park officials said.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces First Acts For Summer Concert Series

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park has announced the first three acts that will be performing at this year’s outdoor summer concert series.

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