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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts.

Photo by Kevin Beswick

The Taste of the Gardens Café is home to Lena’s Garden, an installation of vibrantly colored glass created by Dale Chihuly. The café was designed with large windows in a garden setting, and seats 100 guests. Included in your experience is an open-air terrace, which accommodates 50 guests, and is nestled between trees, gardens and a fountain with the Wings of Morning sculpture by Marshall Fredericks. This space is available as an accent to the Grand Room and Atrium or by itself for informal gatherings in a relaxed but stimulating environment. Audiovisual equipment is available to complement your event.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Direct Toll Free

616-975-3146 888-957-1580


A special thanks to the partners who contributed to this brochure:

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Floral and Table Design provided by

Procedo Inc. www.procedoevents.com Chair Covers and Linens provided by

The Chair Cover and Linen Collection www.chaircovercollection.com Future Site of Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden

Specialty Linens provided by

Special Occasions West www.special-occasion.net Chivari Chairs provided by

Cascade Rental Center www.cascaderental.com

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Michigan’s Farm Garden

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Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

DeVos Van Andel Piazza

Cover Photo by

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William J. Hebert

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Create Your Magical Day Make an appointment for a personalized tour of our available spaces and talk to one of our professional event coordinators about making your special day a reality at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Call 616-975-3146 for personalized attention, a private tour or to check availability.

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Photo by Terri Gillis

Main Level

Lower Levels

1 Grand Atrium 2 Grand Room 3 Marsilje Foundation Room 4 Klopcic Family Foundation Room 5 Pfeiffer Events Room 6 Hauenstein Events Room 7 Hoffman Family Auditorium 8 Holton Victorian Greenhouse 9 Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse 10 Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory 11 Taste of the Garden Café

12 Bridal Room 13 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation Room 14 Brewer Events Room 15 Garden View Room

Sculpture Park/Gardens 16 Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater 17 Waterfall/Glens 18 DeVos Van Andel Piazza 19 Michigan’s Farm Garden 20 Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

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Whether you want to celebrate life’s special moments in a tranquil garden setting or are simply looking for a unique location for a party, retreat, or special function, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is the ideal location for your social event. With 132 acres featuring gardens and internationally acclaimed sculptures, this picturesque venue provides many indoor and outdoor options. Our main building offers 15 rooms that can be rented independently or combined to accommodate larger groups. Consider renting our whole facility for an entire evening to make your event a memorable, one-of-a-kind experience.


Waterfall Weddings


Photo by William J. Hebert

A grand waterfall is nestled within our acclaimed Sculpture Park. The site features water cascading over a 30-foot high rockscape into a pond inhabited by ornamental koi. Sculpture surrounds this location making it an elegant setting for an intimate wedding. This site can accommodate up to 200-seated guests in the evening or up to 40 during normal operating hours. It is the perfect, unique, outdoor setting for your special day.


Hauenstein and Pfeiffer


Photo by William J. Hebert

With large windows overlooking natural wetlands, nature trails and the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden, the Hauenstein and Pfeiffer Rooms are the most versatile. Each room accommodates up to 50 guests dinner style and may be combined together to double the capacity. Perfect for weddings, they feature access to furnished patios overlooking the Volunteer Tribute Garden. These charming rooms are suitable for showers, anniversary parties and other special occasions. Complement the space with video, audio and special lighting equipment. Ask our Certified Technology Specialists for ideas.


Garden View


Photo by William J. Hebert

With panoramic views capturing vistas of the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden, the natural wetlands and the Frey Boardwalk, the Garden View Room offers an open floor plan of more than 2,000 square feet with an inviting vaulted ceiling in the entryway. Located in the lower level, this space offers privacy and comfort for special occasions that may require a more secluded setting—making the Garden View Room a perfect hideaway for any special occasion. State-of-the-art multimedia amenities are available to complement the space.


Grand Room


When planning your elegant wedding, consider the Grand Room and Grand Atrium. Hold your ceremony under the spectacular Chihuly Gilded Champagne Gardens Chandelier. After the ceremony, your guests can easily flow into the Grand Room for your reception. With high ceilings and a wall of windows facing east overlooking a beautiful wooded wetlands, The Grand Room is one of the largest rooms for weddings in Grand Rapids; arguably the most beautiful. The Grand Room may be divided in half to suit smaller groups. State-of-the-art multimedia features round out this space.


Victorian and Seasonal Display Greenhouses


Photo by William J. Hebert

The Victorian and Seasonal Display Greenhouses offer a delightful garden setting whose beauty changes seasonally to reflect and complement our unique exhibitions. Featuring Victorian-style furniture, sculptures, foliage and a tranquil fountain, they are perfect for an intimate social gathering or a lovely wedding for up to 70 guests. These dramatic gardens create a relaxing ambiance for any special occasion. Ask your Event Coordinator for details on the coming season. Audiovisual equipment and services are also available for your event.


Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory


Photo by William J. Hebert

Get married in an exotic paradise, without leaving West Michigan! Our lush tropical conservatory is ideal for serene wedding ceremonies for up to 30 guests. With colorful hibiscus, majestic palms, banana trees and the sounds of our small streams and rushing waterfalls, this is a once-in-a-lifetime wedding experience.


Michigan’s Farm Garden


Photo by William J. Hebert

Step back in time with our 1930s-era farm, featuring flowering garden beds, an apple orchard, farm sculptures, farmhouse, a 100-year-old barn and working windmill. The house has a charming room with a gas-burning fireplace and kitchenette and accommodates up to 24 guests—perfect for small retreats or a special party. After hours, the complete farm garden may be rented including the use of the barn and lush lawn to help create the perfect outdoor special occasion. Audiovisual equipment is also available.


Taste of the Gardens CafĂŠ


Photo by Kevin Beswick

The Taste of the Gardens Café is home to Lena’s Garden, an installation of vibrantly colored glass created by Dale Chihuly. The café was designed with large windows in a garden setting, and seats 100 guests. Included in your experience is an open-air terrace, which accommodates 50 guests, and is nestled between trees, gardens and a fountain with the Wings of Morning sculpture by Marshall Fredericks. This space is available as an accent to the Grand Room and Atrium or by itself for informal gatherings in a relaxed but stimulating environment. Audiovisual equipment is available to complement your event.


A special thanks to the partners who contributed to this brochure:

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Floral and Table Design provided by

Procedo Inc. www.procedoevents.com Chair Covers and Linens provided by

The Chair Cover and Linen Collection www.chaircovercollection.com Future Site of Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden

Specialty Linens provided by

Special Occasions West www.special-occasion.net Chivari Chairs provided by

Cascade Rental Center www.cascaderental.com

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Sculpture Park

Michigan’s Farm Garden

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Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

DeVos Van Andel Piazza

Cover Photo by

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William J. Hebert

18 Lena Meijer Children’s Garden

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Create Your Magical Day Make an appointment for a personalized tour of our available spaces and talk to one of our professional event coordinators about making your special day a reality at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Call 616-975-3146 for personalized attention, a private tour or to check availability.

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Photo by Terri Gillis

Main Level

Lower Levels

1 Grand Atrium 2 Grand Room 3 Marsilje Foundation Room 4 Klopcic Family Foundation Room 5 Pfeiffer Events Room 6 Hauenstein Events Room 7 Hoffman Family Auditorium 8 Holton Victorian Greenhouse 9 Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse 10 Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory 11 Taste of the Garden Café

12 Bridal Room 13 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation Room 14 Brewer Events Room 15 Garden View Room

Sculpture Park/Gardens 16 Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater 17 Waterfall/Glens 18 DeVos Van Andel Piazza 19 Michigan’s Farm Garden 20 Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Future Site of Richard and Helen DeVos Japanese Garden

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Sculpture Park

Michigan’s Farm Garden

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Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

DeVos Van Andel Piazza

20 18 Lena Meijer Children’s Garden

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Create Your Magical Day Make an appointment for a personalized tour of our available spaces and talk to one of our professional event coordinators about making your special day a reality at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Call 616-975-3146 for personalized attention, a private tour or to check availability.

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Main Level

Lower Levels

1 Grand Atrium 2 Grand Room 3 Marsilje Foundation Room 4 Klopcic Family Foundation Room 5 Pfeiffer Events Room 6 Hauenstein Events Room 7 Hoffman Family Auditorium 8 Holton Victorian Greenhouse 9 Jarecki Seasonal Display Greenhouse 10 Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory 11 Taste of the Garden Café

12 Bridal Room 13 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Foundation Room 14 Brewer Events Room 15 Garden View Room

Sculpture Park/Gardens 16 Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater 17 Waterfall/Glens 18 DeVos Van Andel Piazza 19 Michigan’s Farm Garden 20 Gwen Frostic Woodland Shade Garden

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Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park promotes the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of gardens, sculpture, the natural environment and the arts.

Photo by Kevin Beswick

The Taste of the Gardens Café is home to Lena’s Garden, an installation of vibrantly colored glass created by Dale Chihuly. The café was designed with large windows in a garden setting, and seats 100 guests. Included in your experience is an open-air terrace, which accommodates 50 guests, and is nestled between trees, gardens and a fountain with the Wings of Morning sculpture by Marshall Fredericks. This space is available as an accent to the Grand Room and Atrium or by itself for informal gatherings in a relaxed but stimulating environment. Audiovisual equipment is available to complement your event.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Direct Toll Free

616-975-3146 888-957-1580

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