May 7-14, 2016
  • Events
    With national entertainment acts, events and activities for all ages, and some of the largest parades in Michigan, the Tulip Time Festival offers world-class fun!

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    • Tulips
      The Holland, Michigan area boasts nearly 4.5 million tulips, planted & ready to burst forth in bloom in early spring. Located in City parks, at public attractions, and along City streets. Here you will find great details about the star of the show!
      • Dutch Heritage
        Celebrate the rich Dutch heritage and culture of the founders of Holland, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Macatawa & Lake Michigan.
      • Family Rest Area

        FamRestAreaThe best spot for a little rest with the kids! Come visit our community partners for free activities, snacks and crafts. We offer changing tables, a nursing area, family restrooms and hand-washing stations.
        Free children’s programs daily at 11a & 3:30p.

        Located at GDK Park – 8th Street just west of Central Ave.

        Open Saturday, May 2Sunday, May 9

        From 10:00am6:00pm


        Saturday, May 2
        What animal lives here game, Seeing with your senses and other sensory games
        Community Partner Host : Ottawa County Parks

        Sunday, May 3
        History Mystery Storytime and other treasure hunting activities
        Community Partner Host : Holland Museum

        Monday, May 4
        The Very Hungry Caterpillar
        Community Partner Hosts : Moms in Tow & Holland Christian Preschool

        Tuesday, May 5
        KinderMusik Tunes4Tykes
        Community Partner Host : Engedi Kids

        Wednesday, May 6
        Healthy Foundations
        Community Partner Host : Careerline Tech Students
        Special sponsor guest : Aldi sampling healthy snacks

        Thursday, May 7
        Conservation Corner
        Come ride the Energy Bike and test your luck with a game of Conservation Plinko for the chance to win some great prizes at the Holland Board of Public Works Conservation Corner!
        Community Partner Host : Holland BPW
        Special sponsor guests : Aldi sampling healthy snacks and PARDA Credit Union working windmill craft

        Friday, May 8
        DeGraaf Nature Center
        Special sponsor guest : PARDA Credit Union working windmill craft

        Saturday, May 9
        Ready for School
        Sensory bins: Children will be able to play in our sand, corn, moon sand, and water sensory bins. Sensory bins promote learning in young children using all 5 senses, and are fun as well as educational!
        Storytime at 11:00 am and 3:30 pm
        Special sponsor guest : Aldi sampling healthy snacks

        Presented by:

        GDK / Geenan DeKock
        Eco Buns
        PARDA Federal Credit Union