Parade Participation


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.

2017 General Parade Guidelines
2017 Band Parade Guidelines


Click here for Volksparade Line-Ups, Maps & Info

Click here for Kinderparade Line-Ups, Maps & Info

Click here for Muziekparade Line-Ups, Maps & Info


We offer an easy online applications process!
Applications are available at the links below and are due by February 7, 2017 to avoid late fees.
For more information contact Shannon Yanek at or 800-822-2770 x 117.

DSC_0346 Devon Parade
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.