Etiquette at Meijer Gardens

Etiquette at Meijer Gardens

Always be respectful.

For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors and to protect the beauty of Meijer Gardens, please respect our rules during your visit:

  • Stay on the pathways and mowed lawn areas.
  • Do not touch the sculptures. (Light touching is allowed for these two sculptures only: The American Horse and Fred and Lena Meijer).
  • Do not climb any sculptures, trees, walls, fountains, rocks or waterfalls.
  • Do not wade or swim in ponds or streams.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Picnicking is allowed only in pavilions and designated areas. 
  • Smoking, e-cigarettes or similar devices are not permitted--we are a smoke-free environment.
  • Due to Michigan state law, no alcohol may be brought onto the grounds or facilities, and will be confiscated. Violators may be asked to leave the premises.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the sculpture galleries or gift shop.
  • Pets are not allowed. Properly trained service animals are welcome.
  • So not feed or handle wildlife.
  • No bicycling, rollerblading, jogging, skiing, etc.
  • Shoes and shirts must be worn at all times.
  • Photography for personal use may be taken in all public areas, unless noted otherwise. Read our complete photo policy.