2023 Tulip Time Schedule of Events and Map | Shows, Tickets, Parade Route Map of Holland MI Tulip Festival


2023 Holland Tulip Time Festival Schedule of Events / Dutch Heritage Festival | By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated: September 11, 2022

It's Tulip Festival Time, my friends! Sooo excited!

If you love tulips, you will love the Holland Michigan Tulip Festival! Grab the festival calendar of events here!

The 2023 Holland MI Tulip Festival is a crazy popular Dutch Heritage Festival located in Holland Michigan. It's one of our favorite Michigan events!

Also, did you know the Holland Tulip Time Festival is one of the largest festivals in Michigan.  Due to the size and number of events we try to simplify them here!

We do this as a service to our readers and provide this to the best of our knowledge.  Errors may happen so please check with the Tulip Time Event organizers.

All of our links will send you to the approved Tulip Time organizers.  


Event Costs

Generally speaking most events at the festival do have a cost.  They range from free to around $100 an event.

  • Don't get worried, just to see flowers are approximately $12-15 per person
  • Window on the waterfront is FREE!  Yes, you can see flowers
  • The specialized events run approximately $20-40 and more elite events can be up $75 or more

Holland Tulip Time Festival is May 6, 2023 - May 14, 2023


2023 Holland Tulip Festival is a flower lover and photographer paradise!  Plan ahead to make the most of Tulip Time in Holland as there are so many events, shows, parades, runs, tours and things to do!

  • Many events require advanced registration or reservations. Please check the link to each event and verify any requirements.

FYI:  When you click on any of the links below, you will be redirected to the specific Holland Tulip Time page to obtain more information and purchase tickets. 

Events are subject to change. Check with the Holland Chamber if you have any questions.


Where is the Holland Tulip Festival parade route? 8th St. from Columbia Ave. to Kollen Park in Holland, Michigan

Is there going to be a tulip festival in Holland Michigan this year?  Of course!  



Map of Tulip Time Events and Parade Route (Tulip Festival Holland 2023)

Here is the Holland MI Tulip Festival map of events. Use this map to find where all the events are held. 

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2023 Tulip Time Schedule of Events (Coming Soon!)

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. 


Thursday, May 5, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.


Friday, May 6, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Time Festival

Carnival - 5:00- 10:00 pm in the Civic Center Lot.

Dutch Dance - 2:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 6:16 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Saturday, May 7, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Tulip Time Run - Saturday May 7, 2022, 5K, 10K and Kids' Fun Run 8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. 

Registration: Be sure to register early!

Location: Kollen Park

Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way!  Super fun Tulip Time Holland MI event!

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10a-4p daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $5 per person

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Artisan Market - 10:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Over 150 juried artisans will have handmade, original works for sale.

Location: Beechwood Church (lots of free parking!)

Food trucks will be on site and see fun pop-up Dutch Dance performances!

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $TBD for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

Carnival - 11:00 a.m.- 10:00 pm in the Civic Center Lot.

VIP Walking Tour - 11:00 am-1:30 pm or 1:00 pm-3:30 pm at the Window on the Waterfront. Your costumed guide will share Holland's history, points of interest, and more on this two-mile walking tour. Enjoy gourmet hors d' oeuvres at City Flats Hotel with wine and Dutch desserts. Your host will be our city's Mayor. Timed tickets are required for this event. Must be 21+ to participate.

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Dutch Dance - 12:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Elton Rohn - 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. See the show that has been proclaimed North America’s premier Elton John tribute! You will enjoy this live performance that looks and sounds like a real Elton John concert! Experience fabulous music and non-stop, high energy from start to finish! General admission seating so get there early. Doors open one hour prior to the show.

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Civic Center

Sunday, May 8, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $5 per person

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

VIP Walking Tour - 11:00 am-1:30 pm or 1:00 pm-3:30 pm at the Window on the Waterfront. Your costumed guide will share Holland's history, points of interest, and more on this two-mile walking tour. Enjoy gourmet hors d' oeuvres at City Flats Hotel with wine and Dutch desserts. Your host will be our city's Mayor. Timed tickets are required for this event. Must be 21+ to participate.

Carnival - 11:00 a.m.- 10:00 pm in the Civic Center Lot.

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. Tickets: $TBD per personYou can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. Location: Beechwood Church

Artisan Market - 12:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m. Over 150 juried artisans will have handmade, original works for sale.

Location: Beechwood Church (lots of free parking!)

Food trucks will be on site and see fun pop-up Dutch Dance performances!

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 1:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Dutch Dance - 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Guys on Ice! - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Dutch Organ Concert - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Enjoy Dutch Organ Music Old and New (1521 to Today!)

Join Rhonda Sider Edgington and Jonathan Ruffer as they put 500 years of Dutch music on display in one night, spanning the early traditional styles to modern fusions of jazz, rock, and pop music. Enjoy clever color commentary and a witty approach to musical entertainment.

Siders Edgington is an Organist at Hope Church in Holland, an instructor at Calvin University and an international concert artist. Ruffer, (accompanying on trumpet) plays in the St. Anderew's Cathedral Brass band and is an instructor at Hope College.

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Hope Church

Monday, May 9, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Walking Tours - 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $TBD per person

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Floral Arranging - 10:00 a.m.  –  11:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Huisman Flowers’ award-winning floral designers will teach you the art of floral arranging as you create your own beautiful floral masterpiece to take home. Fun, hands-on experience! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Eastern Floral-Huisman Flowers, 11595 East Lakewood Boulevard, Holland, MI 

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

Carnival - 11:00 a.m.- 10:00 pm in the Civic Center Lot.

Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Tulip Time Photo Walk - 7:00 p.m. Tulip Time is a great place for photographers!  See one of Holland’s top tourist attractions through the eyes of a professional photographer during later or earlier hours to avoid the Tulip Time crowds.

Join two local photographers, Kathy Odiorne and Heidi Quellet, on an exclusive photo shoot of Windmill Island Gardens in full festival bloom.

Buy your tickets!


Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Tulip Time Photo Walk - 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Windmill Island Gardens.  Tulip Time is a great place for photographers!  See one of Holland’s top tourist attractions through the eyes of a professional photographer during later or earlier hours to avoid the Tulip Time crowds.

Join two local photographers, Kathy Odiorne and Heidi Quellet, on an exclusive photo shoot of Windmill Island Gardens in full festival bloom.


Walking Tours - 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Floral Arranging - 10:00 a.m.  –  11:15 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Huisman Flowers’ award-winning floral designers will teach you the art of floral arranging as you create your own beautiful floral masterpiece to take home. Fun, hands-on experience! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Eastern Floral-Huisman Flowers, 11595 East Lakewood Boulevard, Holland, MI 

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. Awesome event at the Holland MI Tulip Festival 2022.

Tickets:  $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $TBD for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $TBD per person

Carnival - 11:00 a.m.- 10:00 pm in the Civic Center Lot.

Zeeland Girl VIP Meet and Greet - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a special VIP champagne reception with the photographer Rem van den Bosch at the Zeeland Girl Exhibit. Rem will be exclusively available to answer questions and discuss his works.

Tickets: $TBD

Location: Holland Armory

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 6:15 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

American Legion Band Concert - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Founded by the Willard G. Leenhouts American Legion Post 6 in Holland, Michigan in 1920, the American Legion Band are prolific musicians who have performed in the Holland community and the world.

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Beechwood Church

Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.


Wednesday, May 11, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Walking Tours - 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $TBD per person.

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets:  $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $TBD for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

Carnival - 4-10 p.m. at the Civic Center Lot

Zeeland Girl VIP Meet and Greet - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy a special VIP champagne reception with the photographer Rem van den Bosch at the Zeeland Girl Exhibit. Rem will be exclusively available to answer questions and discuss his works. Awesome event at the Holland MI Tulip Festival 2021.

Tickets: $TBD

Location: Holland Armory

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Tulip Time Photo Walk - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Windmill Island Gardens.  Tulip Time is a great place for photographers!  See one of Holland’s top tourist attractions through the eyes of a professional photographer during later or earlier hours to avoid the Tulip Time crowds.

Join two local photographers, Kathy Odiorne and Heidi Quellet, on an exclusive photo shoot of Windmill Island Gardens in full festival bloom.


Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Dazzle! A Tulip Time Talent Showcase - 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Fresh talent from four area high schools shines on the stage. Enjoy soloists, show choir and orchestral performances! You will see over 25 acts! Super fun Tulip Time Holland MI event!

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Central Wesleyan Church


Thursday, May 12, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Tulip Time Photo Walk - 8:00 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at Windmill Island Gardens.  Tulip Time is a great place for photographers!  See one of Holland’s top tourist attractions through the eyes of a professional photographer during later or earlier hours to avoid the Tulip Time crowds.

Join two local photographers, Kathy Odiorne and Heidi Quellet, on an exclusive photo shoot of Windmill Island Gardens in full festival bloom.


Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $TBD per person

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $TBD for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Dutch Dance - 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Kinderparade and Dutch Dance Performance - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. with a Dutch Dance Performance at 1:30 p.m. During this children's parade, elementary school children will line up with their teachers and school administrators in full costume and smiling faces as they march together through downtown Holland. Each school and grade will have their own theme that nods to the towns’ Dutch heritage, from Dutch agriculture to the Dutch Master’s painters.

  • In the event of rain, the parade will be postponed to Friday, May 13. 

Tickets for Grandstand Seating: $TBD Parade Grandstands, 150 West 8th St. Holland Michigan

Parade Location: The parade goes down 8th Street.

Carnival - 3:00 p.m. - 10:00 pm at the Civic Center Lot.

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Fiddlefire - 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. See the Panning Family's incredible string band, Fiddlefire. The show includes new arrangements each year spanning classical to driving fiddle tunes. Enjoy fiddles, guitar, string bass, mandolin, percussion and dancing feet! Fiddlefire shares their exceptional musical talent, humor and charm to sold-out crowds.

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Central Wesleyan Church


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Friday, May 13, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

First Bloem Festival Artwork Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. See the top 20 finalists in Tulip Time's 2022 artwork competition! Participate in the Viewers’ Choice Awards by voting for your favorite artwork at the exhibit! There are some seriously cool ones!

Location: Warehouse 6. FREE.

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $TBD per person

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

Carnival - 3:00 pm. - 10:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Lot.

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 6:15 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

The Texas Tenors - 7:00 p.m - 8:30 p.m. The Texas Tenors are most known for their appearances on America’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent: The Champions. Their live performances combine a classical country feel with original songs and familiar coversAwesome event at the Holland MI Tulip Festival 2022.

Tickets: $TBD per person or $TBD per person VIP seating + exclusive meet-and-greet.

Location: Central Wesleyan Church

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.


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Saturday, May 14, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival


Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $35 per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

Tall Ship Dockside Tours - The tall ship Friends Good Will is a replica of a Great Lakes sloop from 1810 that is owned and operated by the Michigan Maritime Museum. Did you know Dutch heritage is deeply intertwined with water, trade and the art of sailing? Dockside tours run May 7 through May 14 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm daily at Boatwerks North Dock. $5 per person.

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Carnival - 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the Civic Center Lot.

Volksparade and Street Scrubbing - 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. --->

White Glove Inspection and Community Street Scrubbing1:00 pm, beginning at 8th Street & Columbia Ave., continuing on 8th Street to Kollen Park. The public is invited to take part in this grand tradition.

Dutch Dance Performance: 1:45 pm 8th St. between River Ave. & College Ave.

Parade: 2:00 – 3:00 pm, 8th St. from Columbia Ave. to Kollen Park

See the Mayor and the City Council don their white gloves and inspect the parade route! The Town Crier will then shout, “the streets need scrubbing” which signals the beginning of the Quality Car Wash Volksparade!

Anyone can join the fun but you must be in Dutch costume and bring buckets and brooms to the parade start at 8th St. & Columbia by 12:45 pm. Enjoy the pageantry of this “People’s Parade!” See several bands from West Michigan middle and high schools, colorful community floats and specialty entries. Be sure to see the infamous Dutch Dogs!

Grandstand Tickets adjacent to the Civic Center for the Volksparade parade: Price: $TBD  Located at 150 West 8th St. Holland, MI 49423

There's also Premium Grandstand Seating! Ticket purchase is for section and row, not a specific seat. Reserve early, as quantities are limited! 

Kinder/Middel Dutch Dance - 1:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. What an entertaining and fun Tulip Time event! Authentically costumed young dancers (3rd–8th grades) will klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Fireworks - 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 pm.  Free grand finale of the 2022 Tulip Time Festival! Come early, claim your spot and enjoy the activities, live music and food leading up to the start of the fireworks.

Location: The Fireworks can be viewed at Kollen Park; display starts at dusk

Guys on Ice! - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Per the show: "This musical is a humorous take on the secret world of ice fisherman through a day in the life of Marvin and Lloyd, fishing buddies and homegrown philosophers.

This is a musical treat about two guys sharing their hopes, dreams, beer, and fish. On a cold winter morning they swap jokes, talk about their lives and the Green Bay Packers while waiting for the host of a local TV fishing show to show up. Guys on Ice will give you the joys and trials of ice fishing without having to freeze your socks off."

(Book & lyrics by Fred Alley, music by James Kaplan)

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Holland Community Theatre

Dutch Dance - 7:00 p.m. in Centennial Park. See authentically costumed dancers klomp and whirl their way through traditional dances.

Chase Bryant - 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Country music singer and songwriter, Chase Bryant has charting-topping hits "Take It On Back" and "Little Bit of You." AND he's going to be at Tulip Time!  See Chase live in Holland, Michigan in May 2022!

Tickets: $TBD per person. Premium Seating Section A: $TBD per person rows 1 and 2; $TBD per person rows 3 and 4. 


Sunday, May 15, 2022 Holland MI Tulip Festival

Walking Tours - 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Starting on the half hour but you will need to buy your tickets ahead of time). A cheerful costumed guide will lead this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour.

See the beauty of Tulip Time while learning about the past and present of Holland Michigan. Get an up-close visit to spots where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. There will be lots of spots to take photos along the way! 

Tickets: $TBD per person

Location: Window on the Waterfront

Zeeland Girl Exhibit - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Zeeuws Meisje (Zeeland Girl) by Dutch photographer, Rem van den Bosch, is a project involving dressmakers hand-sewing traditional dresses with modern spins and photography. There will be 10-foot-tall displays with twenty-five of the dresses used in the series.

Tickets: $TBD for adults and children 5 years old and over (depending on the day); children under 5 years old -free. Last tickets sold at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Holland Armory

Tulip Immersion Garden - 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come see 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors by world renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen. Learn the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and then to Holland, Michigan. 

Tickets: $TBD for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

Location: Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Free parking available at the fairgrounds.

VIP Walking Tour - 11:00 am-1:30 pm or 1:00 pm-3:30 pm at the Window on the Waterfront. Your costumed guide will share Holland's history, points of interest, and more on this two-mile walking tour. Enjoy gourmet hors d' oeuvres at City Flats Hotel with wine and Dutch desserts. Your host will be our city's Mayor. Timed tickets are required for this event. Must be 21+ to participate.

Tulip Time Quilt Show - 12:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Enjoy seeing over 100 incredible quilts, wall hangings and art quilts created by local artists. 

Tickets: $TBD per person

You can purchase raffle tickets on-site for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind quilt, made specifically to commemorate this year's festival. 

Location: Beechwood Church

Carnival: 1-8 p.m. at the Civic Center Lot

Complete Holland Michigan Tulip Festival Guide: Best Things to Do, Restaurants, Hotels, Interactive Maps

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.
  • 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



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. 


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