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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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      • Parade Participation



        GMB Muziekparade Lineup

        Alphabetica List with Lineup Information for Muziekparade


        Parade Drop offs and Division Lineups 2014

        All Parade Routes 2014

        Saturday Parade Terminus 2014

        Participation in the Tulip Time Festival parades is a great way for an organization, marching band, or company to “Join the Dance” in one of the nation’s Top 100 festivals. The Festival parades are some of the largest and most spectacular events in Michigan. Thousands of spectators line the streets of downtown Holland to watch amazing floats, marching bands, Dutch Dancers, and numerous organizations present their finest in over two miles of pure celebration.

        Talented marching bands, entertaining specialty units, equestrian groups, floats, unique vehicles and pageant title holders are all welcome to bring a colorful presence to our exciting parades. What an unforgettable way to showcase your school or organization!

        All three parades are televised locally, as well as covered live on WHTC, Holland’s Hometown Station.

        All previous participants must re-apply and receive approval for 2014. Applicants will be notified in writing of their approval status. Kinderparade entries are limited to floats that highlight a Dutch theme and are sponsored by child-related organizations. Only one fee applies for all three parades.

        Simply follow the links below to review the guidelines & submit an application for participation in our parades.

        Click here for guidelines & application for bands (PDF download.)
        Click here for guidelines & application for all other entries (PDF download.)
        All fees paid by check may be sent to:
        Tulip Time
        Attn: Parades
        74 West 8th St
        Holland MI 49423

        - OR – pay in person at our offices at 74 West 8th Street.

        Contact us directly to pay by credit card over the phone at 616-396-4221 x108 or email tulip@tuliptime.com

        For more information contact Jessica Westra at (800) 822-2770 x 108 or email jessica@tuliptime.com