05/10/2017   2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



“People’s Parade”    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Volksparade is led by thousands of locals dressed in Dutch costumes. Focusing on traditions brought from the Netherlands, participants gather at the beginning of the parade for the official Street Scrubbing. Experience bands, floats, and Dutch Dance groups as they “Klomp” along the route in their authentic costumes complete with wooden shoes!

Parades go on rain or shine! (In the case of lightning or severe weather, we will cancel for the safety of all spectators and participants. Cancellation will be announced through our website, social media and local media outlets.)

White Glove Inspection: 10:30a, 8th Street & Central Ave.

Dutch Dance Performance: 1p

Streetscrubbing: 1:15p, 8th Street between Columbia & Kollen Park

Presented by Tennant

Parade: 2 – 3p

Bringing up the “tail end” of the parade, Dutch Dogs on Parade!


Reserved grandstand seating is conveniently located adjacent to the Civic Center parking lot and near Kollen Park.

Event tickets for Tulip Time 2017

If you choose to bring your own blanket or chair, please take note of the City of Holland’s policies: Items cannot be set up earlier than 6am the morning of the parade. Items may be placed between the street and sidewalk only. All items must be removed no later than 1 hour after each parade.


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VideoGraphicVideo coverage of the parades is provided by the City of Holland.
Live coverage can be seen at:
Comcast channel 24/916
AT&T U-Verse channel 99
Roku “Holland Cable TV”

After the parades are completed, videos will be posted on:

WHTC will also be streaming live video at and broadcasting on the air at 1450 AM.

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Date(s) - 05/10/2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Parade Route - 8th between Columbia & Kollen Park


Tags: Parades