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      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
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        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!
        Tulips
        • 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.
        • Group Services – Meals

          A variety of meal options are available serving your group a wonderful, ready-upon-your arrival meal and having you on your way within an hour. Meals are available for groups of 20 or more.

          Church Meals

          Let us serve your group a wonderful, ready-upon-arrival meal and have you on your way within an hour. As part of a longstanding tradition, local church volunteers dig out their family recipes to prepare delicious lunch and dinner meals for our visitors. Enjoy home-cooked goodness along with friendly hospitality. Ample free coach parking is available.
          Buffet Lunch: Mon., May 8 – Sat., May 13, 11a-1p;
          $10/p ($12/p if ordered after April 24)
          Buffet Dinner: Mon., May 8 – Sat., May 13, 4:30p-6:30p;
          $13/p ($15 if ordered after April 24)

          Lion’s Club Chicken BBQ

          Enjoy a hearty, half chicken fresh off the grill served with coleslaw, applesauce, roll, dessert & beverage, conveniently located near the Civic Center.  Motorcoach parking is available.
          Wed., May 10 – Fri., May 12, 4p-7p; Sat., May 13, 11a-7p
          Group Rate: $11.50/p

          Dutch Food Court at Marktplaats

          mktpaats-newlocationbutton1-smA food court, shopping and entertainment all in one place! Savor the aroma of homemade traditions. The Dutch Food Court offers a wide selection of large and small plate entrees, sandwiches, salads, soups and desserts. All food is prepared by First United Methodist Church, Grace Episcopal Church and Seven Christians Club. A portion of the proceeds is donated to mission and pilgrimage projects.
          Tue., May 9 – Sat., May 13, 10a-5p
          Food pricing per posted menu

          Wooden Shoe Restaurant

          Looking for a more relaxing dining experience? Our full-service plated menu options include soup or salad, Dutch inspired or traditional American main entrée choices, including hometown favorite Dutch Omelet, beverage and three homemade dessert options! The Wooden Shoe Restaurant has been serving the Holland community for over 50 year and looks forward to welcoming your group.
          Wed., May 10-Fri., May 12 from 4:30p-6:30p; Reservations required
          Group Rate: $12.99/p

          Beechwood Inn Restaurant

          Why settle for just a meal? Beechwood Inn offers tour groups a family style experience. Our professional staff will serve your choice of two unique entrees from our large selection of items like Chicken Monterey or our house specialty, slow roasted pot roast! All entrees are served with mixed greens, bakery rolls, hot homemade sides, dessert and soft drinks. Dinner selections include our famous hand-breaded mushrooms and onion rings. Our ample parking and multiple entrances make bus parking a breeze!
          Lunch offered Mon. – Sat. by reservation from 11a – 1p;
          Group Rate: $13/p
          Dinner offered Mon. – Sat. by reservation from 4p-7p;
          Group Rate: $15/p

          Ottawa Beach Inn Lunch

          Enjoy a relaxing lunch at this nautical-themed, beachside eatery. Build your own sandwich from our delicious selection of meats, cheeses, breads and condiments. Enjoy a cup of our homemade tomato basil soup with oyster crackers and pesto, and a beverage of your choice.
          Sat., May 6 and Mon., May 8 – Sat., May 13;
          with seating times from 11a-12:30p by reservation only.
          Group Rate: $9.95/p

          Taste of Holland Lunch

          Join local culinary experts as they demonstrate the preparation of a 3-course meal. Enjoy learning tips and tricks of Dutch cuisine. After each demonstration, you will savor a course of delicious food.
          Fri., May 12 from 11:30a-1p;
          Group Rate $20/p

          Boatwerks Culinary Twist on Tradition

          Boatwerks, one of Holland’s premier waterfront restaurants, presents a unique 4-course meal that puts a spin on traditional Dutch cuisine. Each course of this exceptional culinary delight will be presented by your host offering insight into their ‘twist’ on the traditional recipe. A cash bar is available upon request.
          Mon., May 8 – Sat., May 13 from 6:30p-8:30p;
          Group Rate: $30/p
          (2 comps available for groups of 30 or more.)

          Dinner Shows

          We’ll offer an exclusive group-only dinner before some of our most anticipated entertainment shows. Served conveniently at the same location as the show.
          New Odyssey Dinner Show, group rate $42/p includes dinner and show
          The Bretts, pre-show dinner 5-6p, group rate $18.95/p, show tickets $34/p
          Fiddlefire, pre-show dinner 5:30-6:30p, group rate $18.95/p, show tickets $21/p
          Walt Matzke’ Four Pianos, pre-show dinner 5-6p, group rate $18.95/p, show tickets $23/p

          Group-Friendly Area Restaurants

          Many area restaurants offer your group convenient accommodations, menus and motor coach parking.