2024 Tulip Time Schedule of Shows & Events, Maps, PARADE ROUTES, Shows, Concerts, Tickets | Holland MI Tulip Festival

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Article:  Guide #2: 2024 Tulip Time Schedule of Shows & Events Ultimate Guide! Festival Schedule of Events + Calendar / Dutch Heritage Festival


Join us at the 95th Annual 2024 Tulip Time Festival, themed "Bikes and Blooms"! My friends, Chris and I are thrilled to experience this beloved Michigan spring tradition once again.

If you love tulips, you will love the 2024 Tulip Time Holland Michigan Tulip Festival this spring! Plus, you'll see why Holland is one of our favorite vacation spots in Michigan!



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We invite you to immerse yourself in a celebration of Spring, Dutch heritage, floral beauty, and community spirit. Let's embark on a fun journey through each day packed with enchantment, Millions of Tulips, tradition, and joyous festivities in West Michigan:

Tulip Main MAY 4th MAY 5th MAY 6th MAY 7th

MAY 8th MAY 9th MAY 10th MAY 11th MAY 12th

This May 2024 Tulip Time article will cover: 

  • The daily festival calendar of events
  • Daily summary of events 
  • FAQ's
  • Shows & Events with Official Links to Purchase
  • Interactive MAPS OF EVERYTHING 
  • "Know before you go" Holland Tulip Festival information 


As Michiganders, we frequently attend Tulip Time and personally love to take photos of the city of Holland Michigan and the Tulips while immersing in the beauty of the Southwest Michigan region. 

Come join us in the fun! 

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Tulip Time Festival FAQ's

Question: What is Tulip Time?

Answer: The Tulip Time Tulip Festival is a super popular Dutch Heritage Festival located in Holland Michigan. It's a flower lover and photographer paradise!  There are several traditional events, dances, live shows, and family-friendly activities over the course of 10 days. Many events and entertainment is free to attend.

  • Popular events include: Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance and Lessons, Carnival Midway, Tulip Time Run, Historic Walking Tours, Photography Tours, Tulip Immersion Garden, Ship Tours, Parades and so many fun things to do in Michigan!  It's one of our favorite southwest Michigan springtime events! 

Question: Where Is the 2024 Tulip Time Festival?

Answer: The 2024 Tulip Time Festival events, shows and activities happen during 10 glorious days each May in Holland Michigan. These events are held in several different venues, tourist attractions, and locations across the city and in Downtown Holland Michigan. 

Tulips can be seen for free in several public parks such as Centennial Park and Window on the Waterfront. 

Question: How are Wooden Shoes Made?

Answer:  Wooden shoes are made by hand out of a single piece of wood.  You can see a video about how they make wooden shoes and more about the history at how are wooden shoes made.  You can also learn where you can see this age old tradition in the United States. 

2024 Tulip Time Event Costs

  • Many events are Free, an example is "Window on the Waterfront" is 100% FREE!  
  • You can see lots of tulips and flowers for free throughout the city during Holland's Tulip Time Festival, just check out our pricing information on a cost and links where to purchase tickets to your events.
  • Specialized events, elite events and shows run approximately $8-$150.
  • Check out our Daily breakdown below for all the Free Events!




About: 2024 Tulip Time SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, Shows and FUN Things to Do!

2024 Tulip Time Expert TIP:

You do not need a ticket to visit Holland or see acres of tulips throughout the city. However, several special Tulip Time events and activities listed below require advance tickets so be sure to plan ahead. 

Many events require advanced registration or reservations. Please check the link (where applicable) to each event and verify any requirements.

FYI:  When you click on the hyperlinks marked "Tickets", you will be redirected to the Official Holland Tulip Time specific page to obtain more information and purchase tickets.

We are not sponsored or receive any compensation from the official event sponsor.  We promote this event and many other Michigan events because we love Michigan!

We are supported only by your visit to this page and any others you view.  Please take a look around our website for other events! 

Events are subject to change. Check with the West Michigan Chamber for questions. We created this show & event schedule as a service to our readers and is updated to the best of our knowledge.  Errors may happen so please check with the Tulip Time Event organizers before attending. 

Thursday, May 2, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • Dutch Dance
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2024 Tulip Time Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 2, 2024, 6:30 pm - 6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


What Is Dutch Dancing?

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Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 2, 2024, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Price: Free


Friday, May 3, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • Dutch Dance
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Carnival Midway

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: Friday, May 3, 2024, 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


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Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 3, 2024, 6:30 pm-6:45pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 3, 2024, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Price: Free


2024 Tulip Time Theme

The Holland Tulip Festival theme is "Bikes and Blooms!" Start making plans now for a girls getaway or family vacation in Holland!


Saturday, May 4, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Tulip Time Run
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach 
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Artisan Market
  • Carnival Midway
  • Dutch Dance Lessons
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • On Golden Pond
  • Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute
  • Dutch Dance
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Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenSaturday, May 4, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map!) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Interactive Maps

Tulip Time Run

Tulip Time Run - The Tulip Time Run offers a fun event for everyone!

  • When: May 4, 2024, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map!) Kollen Park, 240 Kollen Park Dr, Holland, MI 49423
  • Register

Register for a 5K, 10K and Kids’ Fun Run.  Not a runner? Just walk the walk both the 5K and 10K, it's awesome exercise this spring!


Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 4, 2024, 8:40 am - 3:40 pm. 
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map!) Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pets: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


Interactive Maps

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 4, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 4, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


Interactive Maps

2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 4, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 4, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Interactive Maps

Artisan Market

Artisan Market

  • When: May 4, 2024, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets: FREE! 

Shop over 300 high quality vendors at the Artisan Market on May 4 and May 5, 2024! See lots of unique and handmade artwork. Food trucks will be available in case you get hungry for snacks, drinks, lunch or dinner! 


Carnival Midway

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 4, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 4, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 4, 2024, 6:30 pm-6:45pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


Interactive Maps

On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • When: May 4, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $23 per person

May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Dancing Queen: An ABBA Salute!

ABBA Dancing Queen
  • When: May 4, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $45 per person

Fun live musical event for all ages!  Incredible music, flair and fashion!  Come hear the music of the greatest pop band in history! This ABBA tribute will rock the house with over 40 all-time favorite hits! You will be belting out the hits including Honey, Honey and Voulez-Vous!  


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dancing Tulip Time Festival

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 4, 2024, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


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Make Tulip Time a Michigan Weekend Getaway!

Since Holland is one of the best vacation spots in Michigan, Chris and I recommend planning a mini vacation in the Holland region with the kids or a romantic couples getaway in scenic West Michigan! Visit Nelis' Dutch Village, check out Tunnel Park, go hiking at Holland State Park and stay at a fun hotel such as the ultra modern, Tulyp, Tapestry Collection by Hilton.   So many fun things to do!


Sunday, May 5, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Artisan Market
  • Carnival Midway
  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Pedal Pageant
  • Dutch Dance
  • Dutch Organ Concert
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Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 5, 2024, 8:40 am - 3:40 pm. 
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pets: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


Interactive Maps

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 5, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.

2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 5, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 5, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Artisan Market

Artisan Market

  • When: May 5, 2024, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets: FREE! 

Shop over 300 high quality vendors at the Artisan Market on May 4 and May 5, 2024! See lots of unique and handmade artwork. Food trucks will be available in case you get hungry for snacks, drinks, lunch or dinner! 


Carnival Midway

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 5, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenSaturday, May 5, 2024, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Pedal Pageant | Bikes and Blooms Party! Free Event

When: Sunday, May 5, 2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
Where: (Use Interactive Map) Kollen Park, 240 Kollen Park Dr, Holland, MI 49423
Tickets: Free Event

The Pedal Pageant combines bikes and blooms in a fun way! It's a perfect outdoors activity for families, kids, individuals, and groups. Bring your bicycles for a rally and party where you can decorate your bikes and helmets. Once they are all super fancy, pull into a photo booth by Culture Works for awesome photos of you, your family and your fancy bikes!

There will be a runway show for all the decorated bikes and a cool (or hot!) forging demonstration by sculpture artist Kathy Kreadger. Watch a Dutch Dance performance, enjoy live music, and delicious food.


Interactive Maps

Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dancing Tulip Time Festival

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic!

  • When: May 5, 2024, 1:00 pm-1:20 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Kollen Park, 240 Kollen Park Dr, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets/Price: Free


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 5, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $23 per person

May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Interactive Maps

Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 4, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Dutch Organ Concert | Live Music Entertainment

Dutch Organ Concert

When: Sunday, May 5, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Where: (Use Interactive Map) Hope Church, 77 W 11th St, Holland, MI 49423
Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $16 per person

Enjoy a live concert by Rhonda Sider Edgington, a traveling musician, organist and Music Director at Hope Church. Enjoy six centuries of Dutch organ music with fun and interesting commentary.


Monday, May 6, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival-Be Sure to Book a Famous Tulip Time Walking Tour!

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach 
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Floral Arranging
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance
  • Dutch Dance Lessons
  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • Dutch Dance
  • Tulip Time Photo Walk
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Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenMonday, May 6, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Interactive Maps

Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 6, 2024, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 6, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 6, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


Interactive Maps

2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 6, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


Floral Arranging | Tulip Time Event at Huisman Flowers

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 6, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:15 am. or 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Where: Huisman Flowers, 11595 E Lakewood Blvd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $50 per person

Learn how to arrange flowers with Huisman Flowers’ award-winning floral designers! During this creative Tulip Time event, you can create your own beautiful floral masterpiece.

This is a fun, hands-on experience held at Huisman Flowers' local flower shop. While you are there, be sure to check out their lovely occasion themed gifts. This floral arranging class includes all the supplies you will need and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. 


Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 6, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance | Food and Live Entertainment!

Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance

  • When: May 6, 2024, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Commons, 480 State St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $26 per person

What a fun immersive springtime event at Tulip Time! Enjoy a traditional Dutch meal and a show! You will enjoy delicious traditional Dutch dishes and an irresistible Dutch dessert. What a yummy way to experience a taste of the Netherlands!

As you are enjoying your Dutch lunch, sit back and watch a lovely Dutch Dance Style Show as the famous Dutch Dancers of Holland, Michigan perform their iconic Dutch Klompen Dance. 

What's Klompen? Klompen are wooden shoes! Dancers will also be wearing authentic replica Dutch Costumes, which are so stunning!


Interactive Maps

Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 6, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Carnival Midway

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 6, 2024, 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 6, 2024, 6:30 pm-6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 6, 2024, 7:00 pm-8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Tulip Time Photo Walk | Calling All Photographers and Photography Enthusiasts!

  • When: May 6, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Windmill Island Gardens 
  • Tickets/Price at Tulip Time Events: $40 per person

Tulip Time is a photographer's paradise! The Tulip Time Photo Walk is a great chance for artists and photographers to gain inspiration and create photographic masterpieces.  Walk through Holland’s top tourist attractions with professional photographers during hours with limited crowds. 

Together with local photographers, you will walk Windmill Island, see the Famous DeZwaan Windmill, enjoy beautifully crafted Dutch scenes and see 40 beds of tulips. Learn from the guides on the best ways to capture the landscape and architecture of Windmill Island Gardens. 

What's Cool? All participants of the Tulip Time Photo Walk may submit one photo taken during the class to be chosen winner of the Best Picture. There will be one winner per class and their photo will be featured in Tulip Time social media posts. 

Meeting Spot: Meet at least 5 minutes prior to the beginning of class at the entrance booth in the parking lot at Windmill Island Gardens. The Tulip Time Photo Walk occurs drizzle or sun, so be prepared for all weather possibilities.  All participants must bring their own equipment.


Tuesday, May 7, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Time Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Floral Arranging
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance
  • Dutch Dance Lessons
  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance
  • Dutch Dance
  • Tulip Time Photo Walk
  • Fiddle Fire


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Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenTuesday, May 7, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: (Use Interactive Map) Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Interactive Maps

Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 7, 2024, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 7, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Interactive Maps

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 7, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 7, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


Floral Arranging | Tulip Time Event at Huisman Flowers

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 7, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:15 am. or 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
  • Where: Huisman Flowers, 11595 E Lakewood Blvd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $50 per person

Learn how to arrange flowers with Huisman Flowers’ award-winning floral designers! During this creative Tulip Time event, you can create your own beautiful floral masterpiece.

This is a fun, hands-on experience held at Huisman Flowers' local flower shop. While you are there, be sure to check out their lovely occasion themed gifts. This floral arranging class includes all the supplies you will need and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. 


Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 7, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance | Food and Live Entertainment!

Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance

  • When: May 7, 2024, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Commons, 480 State St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets: $26 per person

What a fun immersive springtime event at Tulip Time! Enjoy a traditional Dutch meal and a show! You will enjoy delicious traditional Dutch dishes and an irresistible Dutch dessert. What a yummy way to experience a taste of the Netherlands!

As you are enjoying your Dutch lunch, sit back and watch a lovely Dutch Dance Style Show as the famous Dutch Dancers of Holland, Michigan perform their iconic Dutch Klompen Dance. 

What's Klompen? Klompen are wooden shoes! Dancers will also be wearing authentic replica Dutch Costumes, which are so stunning!


Interactive Maps

Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 7, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 7, 2024, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 7, 2024, 6:30 pm-6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 7, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets: $23 per person

Shows occur on May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 7, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Tulip Time Photo Walk | Calling All Photographers and Photography Enthusiasts!

  • When: May 7, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Windmill Island Gardens 
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $40 per person

Tulip Time is a photographer's paradise! The Tulip Time Photo Walk is a great chance for artists and photographers to gain inspiration and create photographic masterpieces.  Walk through Holland’s top tourist attractions with professional photographers during hours with limited crowds. 

Together with local photographers, you will walk Windmill Island, see the Famous DeZwaan Windmill, enjoy beautifully crafted Dutch scenes and see 40 beds of tulips. Learn from the guides on the best ways to capture the landscape and architecture of Windmill Island Gardens. 

What's Cool? All participants of the Tulip Time Photo Walk may submit one photo taken during the class to be chosen winner of the Best Picture. There will be one winner per class and their photo will be featured in Tulip Time social media posts. 

Meeting Spot: Meet at least 5 minutes prior to the beginning of class at the entrance booth in the parking lot at Windmill Island Gardens. The Tulip Time Photo Walk occurs drizzle or sun, so be prepared for all weather possibilities.  All participants must bring their own equipment.


Interactive Maps

Fiddle Fire | Live Concert Performance

  • When: May 7, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
  • Where: Central Wesleyan Church, 
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $32 per person

Popular Tulip Time live entertainment!  FiddleFire consists of members and friends of the musical Panning Family. Enjoy exceptional talent, humor, and charm in sold-out crowds.

This band performs several genres with a unique folksy twist and wide range of instruments including fiddles, guitar, bass, mandolin, percussion, and percussive clogging! So get ready for a fun, entertaining evening with foot-stomping, fiddling, and enjoyable storytelling. Fun family-friendly event...or maybe a couples date night idea!


Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance
  • American Legion Band Concert
  • Dutch Dance Lessons
  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance
  • Dutch Dance
  • Tulip Time Photo Walk
Next Day



Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenWednesday, May 8, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Buy Tickets: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 8, 2024, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 8, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 8, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 8, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


Interactive Maps

2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 8, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance | Food and Live Entertainment!

Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance

  • When: May 8, 2024, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Commons, 480 State St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $26 per person

What a fun immersive springtime event at Tulip Time! Enjoy a traditional Dutch meal and a show! You will enjoy delicious traditional Dutch dishes and an irresistible Dutch dessert. What a yummy way to experience a taste of the Netherlands!

As you are enjoying your Dutch lunch, sit back and watch a lovely Dutch Dance Style Show as the famous Dutch Dancers of Holland, Michigan perform their iconic Dutch Klompen Dance. 

What's Klompen? Klompen are wooden shoes! Dancers will also be wearing authentic replica Dutch Costumes, which are so stunning!


Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 8, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 8, 2024, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


American Legion Band Concert

  • When: May 8, 2024, 6:00 pm - 7:30pm and also 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm.
  • Where: Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $20 per person

Did you know the musicians of the Holland American Legion Band have performed all across the country and world?

This concert includes the music of Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst, a patriotic salute to our armed forces and music that shows off the virtuosity of these talented musicians and is a moving tribute.


Interactive Maps

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 8, 2024, 6:30 pm-6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 8, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $23 per person

Shows occur on May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 8, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Tulip Time Photo Walk | Calling All Photographers and Photography Enthusiasts!

  • When: May 8, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Windmill Island Gardens 
  • Tickets/Price: $40 per person

Tulip Time is a photographer's paradise! The Tulip Time Photo Walk is a great chance for artists and photographers to gain inspiration and create photographic masterpieces.  Walk through Holland’s top tourist attractions with professional photographers during hours with limited crowds. 

Together with local photographers, you will walk Windmill Island, see the Famous DeZwaan Windmill, enjoy beautifully crafted Dutch scenes and see 40 beds of tulips. Learn from the guides on the best ways to capture the landscape and architecture of Windmill Island Gardens. 

What's Cool? All participants of the Tulip Time Photo Walk may submit one photo taken during the class to be chosen winner of the Best Picture. There will be one winner per class and their photo will be featured in Tulip Time social media posts. 

Meeting Spot: Meet at least 5 minutes prior to the beginning of class at the entrance booth in the parking lot at Windmill Island Gardens. The Tulip Time Photo Walk occurs drizzle or sun, so be prepared for all weather possibilities.  All participants must bring their own equipment.


Thursday, May 9, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance
  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance
  • On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance
  • Dutch Dance
  • Kinderparade
  • Dutch Dogs on Parade
  • The Texas Tenors | Live Concert
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Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenWednesday, May 9, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 9, 2024, 8:30 am - 11:30 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach | See Top Holland Tourist Attractions

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VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 9, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 9, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 9, 2024, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 9, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance | Food and Live Entertainment!

Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance

  • When: May 9, 2024, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Commons, 480 State St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Buy Tickets at Tulip Time Events: $26 per person

What a fun immersive springtime event at Tulip Time! Enjoy a traditional Dutch meal and a show! You will enjoy delicious traditional Dutch dishes and an irresistible Dutch dessert. What a yummy way to experience a taste of the Netherlands!

As you are enjoying your Dutch lunch, sit back and watch a lovely Dutch Dance Style Show as the famous Dutch Dancers of Holland, Michigan perform their iconic Dutch Klompen Dance. 

What's Klompen? Klompen are wooden shoes! Dancers will also be wearing authentic replica Dutch Costumes, which are so stunning!


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 9, 2024, 1:00 pm - 1:15pm and also 6:30 pm - 6:45pm
  • Where: 8th Street between College and Central, Holland, Michigan
  • Price: Free


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 9, 2024, 1:20 pm - 1:35 pm.
  • Where: 8th Street between College and Central, Holland, Michigan 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Kinderparade Interactive Map + Grand Stand Seating Map

Kinderparade (Children's Parade), White Glove Inspection and Community Street Scrub

  • When: May 9, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Parade Route: 8th street from Columbia and Kollen Park. 
  • Price: Free!

PRO TIP: There are 2 different parades: This Kinderparade and the Volksparade on Saturday.

Dutch Dance Performances begin at 12:00pm. 

White Glove Inspection and Community Street Scrubbing: 2:00pm. Beginning at 8th Street & Columbia Ave., continuing on 8th Street to Kollen Park.  Everyone can join in this fun tradition! Participants will wear Dutch costumes, grab a bucket and a broom, and scrub the streets clean before the parade. 

What is the Kinderparade? Elementary school children dressed in full Dutch costumes will march with their teachers through downtown Holland. Each school and grade comes up with themes that coincide with Holland's Dutch heritage, Dutch agriculture or Dutch Master’s painters.

Get ready to dance along with several bands from West Michigan middle and high schools, see colorful community floats and super cute Dutch Dogs!


Dutch Dogs on Parade

  • When: May 9, 2024, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
  • Where: Parade Route: 8th street from Columbia and Kollen Park. 
  • Price: Free!

During the Kinderparade, all hometown dogs are invited to dress in their Dutch costumes and walk in the parade!  It's a highlight of the Kinderparade for sure!

All dogs must be registered online by April 24, 2024, no day-of registration.

See all the Dogs on Parade rules.


Where to Sit for the Parades (Both Kinderparade and Volksparade)

Buy Grandstand Seats! $18 per person. 

  1. There is grandstand seating located adjacent to the Civic Center parking lot, on both sides of 8th Street. Convenient viewing and the comfort of a seat with a back and legroom. Not ADA accessible. Reserved seating. Parade Grandstands - 150 West 8th St. Holland, MI 49423.
  2. There's also streetside seating at the Civic Center Marketside! This location is ADA and stroller accessible. First come, first serve. Holland Civic Center, 150 W. 8th St. Holland, MI 49423
  • OR Free curbside seating. Bring your own chairs or blanket.


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 9, 2024, 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 9, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $23 per person

Shows occur on May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 9, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


The Texas Tenors | Live Concert | Musical Performance at Tulip Time

  • When: May 9, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
  • Where: Central Wesleyan Church, 446 W 40th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets/Price: $38 per person

Come see and hear The Texas Tenors during their 15th Anniversary Tour! Hear new music along with rousing patriotic favorites and everything from Country to Classical! This concert experience is a fantastic way to make memories together!


Friday, May 10, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase
  • 2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance
  • Carnival Midway
  • Dutch Dance Lessons
  • Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance 
  • On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment
  • Scotty McCreery | Live Music
  • Dutch Dance


Next Day

Note:  When you click on the hyperlinks marked "Tickets" or "Registration", you will be redirected to the "Official Holland Tulip Time" specific page to obtain more information and purchase tickets, please see their page for pricing.  We are not responsible for pricing errors. 

We are not sponsored or receive any compensation from the official event sponsor.  We promote this event and many other Michigan events because we love sharing Michigan with you!

We need your support! We are supported only by your visit to this page and any others you view.  Please take a look around our website for other events, save and share us



Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenFriday, May 10, 2024, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Interactive Maps

Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 10, 2024, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets$35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach | See Top Holland Tourist Attractions

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 10, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 10, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


2024 Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

Art in Bloem Fine Art Showcase

  • WhenMay 10, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: Free Event!

See who made it to the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2024 First Bloem artwork competition! 

You can also see traditional Dutch costumes up close! 


2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 10, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance | Food and Live Entertainment!

Dutch Lunch and Dance Performance

  • When: May 10, 2024, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Where: Evergreen Commons, 480 State St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $26 per person

What a fun immersive springtime event at Tulip Time! Enjoy a traditional Dutch meal and a show! You will enjoy delicious traditional Dutch dishes and an irresistible Dutch dessert. What a yummy way to experience a taste of the Netherlands!

As you are enjoying your Dutch lunch, sit back and watch a lovely Dutch Dance Style Show as the famous Dutch Dancers of Holland, Michigan perform their iconic Dutch Klompen Dance. 

What's Klompen? Klompen are wooden shoes! Dancers will also be wearing authentic replica Dutch Costumes, which are so stunning!


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 10, 2024, 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Dutch Dance Lessons

Dutch Dance Lessons

  • When: May 10, 2024, 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m and also 4:30 pm to 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets: Free!

Expert Dutch Dancers will teach you how to dance like the pros! FREE event at Holland's Tulip Time Festival in Northwest Michigan. Perfect for all ages, so bring the kids, family and friends for a fun dance lesson!


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 10, 2024, 6:30 pm - 6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Price: Free


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 10, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $23 per person

Shows occur on May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Scotty McCreery | Live Music Concert at Tulip Time in Holland Michigan

  • When: May 10, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.
  • Where: Central Wesleyan Church, 446 W 40th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets/Price: $78 per person

Get lost in the music as Scotty McCreery's soulful voice combines contemporary and traditional country. What an unforgettable live experience! Hear chart-topping hits such as "Five More Minutes," "Damn Strait," "You Time," and “It Matters to Her.” 

Scotty McCreery won Season 10 of American Idol made history by becoming both the first country artist and the youngest male artist of any genre to debut his first studio album at No. 1 on the all-genre Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. He's been very busy churning out award-winning albums and songs while touring and headlining everywhere!


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 10, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Saturday, May 11, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Carnival Midway
  • Kinder/Middel
  • Dutch Dance
  • Volksparade
  • Tulip Time Fireworks
  • On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment


Next Day

Note:  When you click on the hyperlinks marked "Tickets" or "Registration", you will be redirected to the "Official Holland Tulip Time" specific page to obtain more information and purchase tickets, please see their page for pricing.  We are not responsible for pricing errors. 

We are not sponsored or receive any compensation from the official event sponsor.  We promote this event and many other Michigan events because we love sharing Michigan with you!

We need your support! We are supported only by your visit to this page and any others you view.  Please take a look around our website for other events, save and share us



Historic Walking Tours

Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 11, 2024, 8:30 am - 11:30 am. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets$35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


VIP Tour via Motorcoach | See Top Holland Tourist Attractions

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 11, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


Interactive Maps

Tall Ship Dockside Tours

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - Learn more about maritime heritage here in the Great Lakes region

  • When: May 11, 2024, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Where: Boatwerks North Dock, 216 Van Raalte Ave, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Dockside tours run May 4 through May 11 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily. 

Welcome aboard the tall ship Friends Good Will, a replica Great Lakes sloop from 1810 owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum.


2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 11, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 11, 2024, 11:00 am - 11:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 11, 2024, 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
  • Where: 8th Street between College and Central, Holland Michigan
  • Price: Free


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 11, 2024, 1:20pm - 1:35 pm.
  • Where: 8th Street between College and Central, Holland Michigan
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Holland Michigan Tulip TimeHolland Michigan Tulip Time Parade

Volksparade Route + Grand Stand Seating MAP

Detailed Tulip Time Parade Page!

Volksparade

  • When: May 11, 2024, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Parade Route: 8th street from Columbia to Van Raalte and 24th, Holland Michigan
  • Price: Free!

PRO TIP: There are 2 different parades: The Volksparade and the Kinderparade on May 9, 2024.

Dutch Dance Performances begin at 12:00pm along 8th Street.

Rain or Shine!

See and hear dozens of bands from West Michigan's middle and high schools!  Enjoy community floats, local businesses and fun in downtown Holland. The Tulip Time Parade is one of the longest and most exciting parade routes in Michigan!

Where to Sit for the Parades (Both Kinderparade and Volksparade)

Detailed Tulip Time Parade Page!

Buy Grandstand Seats! $18 per person. 

  1. There is grandstand seating located adjacent to the Civic Center parking lot, on both sides of 8th Street. Convenient viewing and the comfort of a seat with a back and legroom. Not ADA accessible. Reserved seating. Parade Grandstands - 150 West 8th St. Holland, MI 49423.
  2. There's also streetside seating at the Civic Center Marketside! This location is ADA and stroller accessible. First come, first serve. Holland Civic Center, 150 W. 8th St. Holland, MI 49423
  • OR Free curbside seating. Bring your own chairs or blanket.


Tulip Time Fireworks

Detailed Tulip Time Fireworks Page!
  • When: May 11, 2024, 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Where: Kollen Park, 240 Kollen Park Dr, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Free

There's more than fireworks! Enjoy food trucks and live music beginning at 5:30 pm in Kollen Park. Then, get ready for a dazzling display of fireworks over Holland's Lake Macatawa. Pack up the kids, bring a blanket and enjoy the grand finale of the Holland Tulip Time Festival at Kollen Park.


Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance | Free Things To Do at Tulip Time

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance-Authentically costumed 3-8th grade dancers will klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances.

  • When: May 11, 2024, 6:30 pm - 6:45pm
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Price: Free


On Golden Pond: Theatre Performance | Live Entertainment

On Golden Pond 

  • WhenMay 11, 2024, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Community Theatre, 50 W 9th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $23 per person

Shows occur on May 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2024. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy this play about an enchanted summer on Golden Pond with Ethel and Norman Thayer.  This is a story about love, getting older, family and forgiveness. Watch as Ethel and Norman get to know their daughter's fiancĂ©'s son and how a heart attack brings them all closer. 


Dutch Dance | See Authentically Costumed Dancers!

Dutch Dance - See authentically costumed dancers as they klomp and whirl to traditional Dutch dances! Centennial Park is a Michigan must-see destination as it's so scenic! 

  • When: May 11, 2024, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave, Holland, MI 49423 
  • Tickets/Price: Free


Sunday, May 12, 2024 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Event Summary

  • Historic Walking Tours
  • VIP Tour via Motorcoach
  • Tall Ship Dockside Tours
  • 2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show
  • Tulip Immersion Garden
  • Carnival Midway


Note:  When you click on the hyperlinks marked "Tickets" or "Registration", you will be redirected to the "Official Holland Tulip Time" specific page to obtain more information and purchase tickets, please see their page for pricing.  We are not responsible for pricing errors. 

We are not sponsored or receive any compensation from the official event sponsor.  We promote this event and many other Michigan events because we love sharing Michigan with you!

We need your support! We are supported only by your visit to this page and any others you view.  Please take a look around our website for other events, save and share us

Holland Michigan Tulip TimeHolland Michigan Tulip Time

Historic Walking Tours


Historic Walking Tours

  • When: May 12, 2024, 8:40 am - 3:40 pm. 
  • Where: Window on the Waterfront, Central Ave, Holland, MI, 49423
  • How Long: 1.25 hour walking tour, covering 2 miles.

Join a costumed guide for this fun and informative . See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past of Holland. Enjoy an up-close visit to many sites and icons where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring! Lots of photo opportunities with thousands of tulips including downtown Holland's tulip displays!

Tours are available daily Saturday, May 4 through Sunday, May 12, 2024 starting every 20 to 30 minutes. Get your tickets early!

  • Tickets$35 per person
  • Pet Friendly: No dogs allowed
  • Accessibility: Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible. Some ramps involved


Interactive Maps

VIP Tour via Motorcoach | See Top Holland Tourist Attractions

VIP Tour via Motorcoach 

  • When: May 12, 2024, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, All Day Tour
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Parking: Free parking!
  • Get Your Tickets:  $150 per person

Join a local Holland resident decked out in Dutch Costume for a 7-hour tour! This exciting tour is planned by Tulip Time. You'll be driven around Holland in a comfortable motorcoach to see the scenic sights, sounds and glorious tulips of Tulip Time!  

The tour includes:

  • Lunch
  • Tickets to Windmill Island Gardens
  • Tulip Immersion Garden with a VIP experience
  • City tour with numerous stops at local must-see spots including Hope College and Holland State Park to see the iconic Big Red lighthouse.


2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show

Tulip Time Quilt Show

  • When: May 12, 2024, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
  • Where: Midtown Center, 96 W 15th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Tickets: $8 per person

Enjoy seeing over 100 exquisite quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists from Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 12, 2024. You will be blown away by the incredible and unique skills of quilters! Takes serious talent and experience!

You may also purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt.


Tulip Immersion Garden | Photo Opportunities in Holland Michigan!

Tulip Time's spring festival is a wonderful chance to take photos, get outside, enjoy fresh air and enjoy Michigan in the spring!

Tulip Immersion Garden - Tickets are sold for 1-hour, on-the-hour time slots.

  • WhenMay 12, 2024, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
  • Where: Beechwood Church, 895 Ottawa Beach Rd, Holland, MI 49424
  • Tickets: $15 per person ($5 for children 3-12 yrs, children 2 and under are FREE)
  • Parking: Free
  • Pet Friendly? Dogs are not allowed in the Immersion Garden

Come see World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo GĂŒlsen's incredible display of over 65,000 tulips in raised displays. 

Learn the story of how the Dutch discovered the tulip being cultivated in Turkey and brought them home to the Netherlands where everyone fell in love with the blooms! 

So many photo opportunities! See how tulips are part of Holland, Michigan’s heritage in the Tulip Time Festival. Great event for families, couples and friends at this scenic special spot in Holland, Michigan.


Carnival Midway | Games and Fun for Kids, Teens, Couples and Families!

Carnival Midway-Ride exciting carnival rides at the Holland Tulip Festival!  Fun, games and entertainment for the whole family! Perfect kids and adult activity during Tulip Time! No unaccompanied minors. 

  • When: May 12, 2024, 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Holland Civic Center Place Lot, 150 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423
  • Price: Wristband prices coming in the spring.


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Complete Holland Michigan Tulip Festival Guide: Best Things to Do, Restaurants, Hotels, Interactive Maps (+See Beautiful Tulips at Nelis' Dutch Village)

This is the home page for all things Holland MI Tulip Time Festival.

Don't visit the festival without our invaluable Holland Michigan Tulip Festival Guide:

  • Best places to visit to see the most tulips in Holland.
  • Tulip Farms with acres of gardens
  • See the Tulip Tracker (watch tulips as they grow on a live cam)
  • Top things to see and do in Holland
  • Top-notch Holland Michigan restaurants
  • Convenient quality Holland hotels


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Accessibility - Transit and Mobility Scooters

Need mobility options during the Holland MI Tulip Festival?

Mobility Scooters: Contact Airway Oxygen at 616-224-0402 to reserve a mobility scooter.  This is the number for the Grand Rapids store and they will send the scooter(s) to the Holland Michigan Airway Oxygen store.

**When I called the store in Holland for this information, they said to reserve the scooter at least 2 weeks in advance of needing it, but I would reserve as soon as you know you are going.

MAX Express: MAX Transit, Holland's City-owned transit system, offers various ADA resources to passengers getting around Holland. 


Tulip Time Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Holland Tulip Festival Volksparade route? 2024 Parade Route - 8th from Columbia to Van Raalte and 24th. 

Is there going to be a tulip festival in Holland Michigan this yearOf course!  

What is the best month to see tulips in Holland? May!

Is the Holland Tulip Festival worth it? Absolutely! We attend every year and love the photo walks, tours, museum exhibits and everything tulip!

How long does the Holland Tulip Festival last? One week!

Is Holland worth visiting?  Absolutely!  Holland is one of Michigan's must-see destinations and should be at the top of your list! It's a naturally scenic destination with a charming lighthouse (called Big Red), a beautiful beach, fine dining restaurants, hiking, biking and fun things to do all year.




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