Parades During Tulip Time

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.


Volksparade, Holland, Michigan
“People’s Parade”
Wednesday May 10, 2017
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“Children’s Parade”
Thursday May 11, 2017
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“Music Parade”
Saturday May 13, 2017 
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Reserved grandstand seating is conveniently located adjacent to the Civic Center parking lot and near Kollen Park.
To purchase seats, go to the specific parade links above.

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 any of the parades. Items may be placed between the street and sidewalk only. All items must be removed no later than 1 hour after each parade.

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.