• Visit
    Visit-Feature
    Get aquainted with the area & find some of the best
    ways to get around, learn about exceptional ways to stay & see tips that will enhance your Festival experience!

    > Maps & Transportation

    > Area Attractions> Family Rest Area

    > Lodging> Accessibility

    > Dining> Brochure
    • Shows & Events
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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!

      > Ticketed Shows > Other Events

      > Dutch Dance Performances> Parades

      > Trolley Tours> Daily Schedule
      • 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.
        • Parade Participation

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          Volksparade
          Line Ups, Maps & Info
          Kinderparade
          Line Ups, Maps & Info
          Muziekparade
          Line Ups, Maps & Info

          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.


          2016 Band Parade Guidelines
          2016 General Parade Guidelines

          Use our easy online applications process!    General parade applications were due Feb. 2, late fee now applies.
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          For more information contact Shannon Yanek at parades@tuliptime.com or 800-822-2770 x 117.

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