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      • Tulips
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        The Holland, Michigan area boasts nearly 5 million tulips, planted & ready to burst forth in bloom in early spring. Tulips are located in City parks, at public attractions, and along City streets. Here you will find great details about the star of the show!
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        • Dutch Heritage
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          Celebrate the rich Dutch heritage and culture of the founders of Holland, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Macatawa & Lake Michigan.
        • Area Attractions

          Unique area attractions, points of interest & free performances during Tulip Time in the Holland, Michigan area.
          Click here to view a digital visitors guide from the Holland Area Visitors Bureau!

          29th Annual Handbell Concert – First United Methodist Church
          Fri., May 13, 7:30p
          Free Event
          www.fumcholland.org

          Coppercraft Distillery
          With simple ingredients grown by local farmers, Coppercraft Distillery creates a full line of distilled spirits that celebrate the harvest, a shared passion for hard work, and exceptional quality.
          Click here for all the details about Coppercraft & the official spirits of Tulip Time!

          Graafschap Heritage Center
          An authentic presentation and display of the historic greater Holland, MI colony established in 1847 including a real log church, genealogy collection and local points of interest. Group tours by appointment.
          www.graafschapheritagecenter.org

          Historic Pillar Church
          Founded by the Reverend Albertus VanRaalte, Pillar Church was dedicated in 1856. This Greek Revival building is listed on the National Historic Register.

          Tours : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30a-12:00p, Saturday 8:30a-10:30a
          www.pillarchurch.com

          Organ concert performed by organist Richard VanOss, Monday, May 9 at 7:45pm(free to attend)

          Holland Area Arts Council
          The Holland Area Arts Council hosts multiple events showcasing local, national, and international work of professional and student artists. Special features during Tulip Time are the Tulip Time Quilt Show, Quilt Raffle, Art in Bloom poster art originals and voting as well as the Holland Friends of Art Tulip Time Exhibition.
          www.hollandarts.org

          Holland Museum & Dutch Galleries
          Open the doors to one of the best collections of Dutch Masters in the country, including Rembrandt’s “Seated Beggar” at the Holland Museum. The collection houses the history of America’s Holland – from the settlement of Van Raalte’s pioneers, through the devastating fire of 1871.

          Cappon House & Settlers House
          Walk into life as we used to know it. Witness the life of the early settlers of 1867 in the restored home of an immigrant family. A few doors down visit the stately home of Holland’s first mayor – Isaac Cappon.
          www.hollandmuseum.org

          Hope College Dimnent Chapel Organ Recitals
          Hear Hope College’s two beautiful pipe organs housed in its splendid Gothic chapel. See a two manual authentic Dutch organ imported from the Netherlands and a magnificent four manual E.M. Skinner organ (1929). Enjoy faculty and alumni organists perform a series of pieces covering a wide variety of music in 20-minute recitals. Last recital begins at 1:30pm. (Free to attend)

          Wed, May 11 – 10am-2pm
          Thu, May 12 – 10am-2pm
          Fri, May 13 – 10am-2pm
          Sat, May 14 – 10am-2pm
          www.hope.edu

          Nelis’ Dutch Village Family Theme Park  & Wooden Shoe Factory
          Step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, complete with authentic Dutch architecture, flowering gardens, canals and windmills. The history and culture of the Dutch come to life as our associates, dressed in native costumes including wooden shoes, demonstrate the crafts and life in those olden days. The kids will have a blast sliding down the giant wooden shoe, feeding farm animals, riding the Dutch Swing ride or the “Petal Pumper Carts.”
          http://www.dutchvillage.com/

          Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens & DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory
          Find acres of beautiful blooms each May at Holland’s only Tulip Farm. With over 5 million tulips, it’s a great opportunity to see fields of beautiful flowers. At the Wooden Shoe and Delft Factory, you can talk with the artists as they hand carve your very own wooden shoes or handpaint blue and white delftware.
          http://www.veldheer.com/

          Windmill Island Gardens
          A beautiful oasis on the edge of downtown Holland featuring 36 acres of manicured gardens, over 150,000 tulips, dikes, canals, walking paths. The centerpiece is an authentic, working Dutch windmill, “De Zwaan”. There is also an Antique Children’s Carousel, Amsterdam street organ, and “Story of DeZwaan” movie offering additional cultural history. During Tulip Time, the Island hosts a Historic Dutch Trade Fair and authentic Dutch food from Tante Nellie’s Kitchen Tante Nellie’s is open every day but Sunday while the Trade Fair runs all week with additional vendors during the first weekend.
          http://www.windmillisland.org
          WindmillIsland

          Holland Garden Club
          Tulip Time Flower Show “A Colorful Legacy” celebrates 70 years of Tulip Time flower shows.
          Tue, May 10 – 3-9p
          Wed, May 11 – 9a-6p
          Thur, May 12 – 9a-6p
          Fri, May 13 – 9a-6p
          Herrick District Library, 300 S. River
          FREE event