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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
        The Holland, Michigan area boasts nearly 5 million tulips, planted & ready to burst forth in bloom in early spring. Tulips are located in City parks, at public attractions, and along City streets. Here you will find great details about the star of the show!
        • Dutch Heritage
          Celebrate the rich Dutch heritage and culture of the founders of Holland, located on the shores of beautiful Lake Macatawa & Lake Michigan.
        • Maps, Parking & Transportation

          Festival Map

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          Transportation While In Holland

          QuikTripMap450wDOWNTOWN HOLLAND PARK & RIDE

          Avoid traffic and parking during Tulip Time by riding the MAX bus into downtown Holland to get close to the action!

          Park N Ride lots are located at D&W (50 Douglas Ave.) and Ditto’s (571 E. 8th St.) Shuttles arrive every 15-20 minutes from 10a to 6p every day of Tulip Time.

          Hours of Operation:
          10a – 6p, May 6-14, 2017
          One-way cash fare is $1 each way or purchase a $5 wristband, good for unlimited rides for the entire week of the festival.
          Purchase wristbands at Ditto, D&W or online at catchamax.org


          Window on the Waterfront, 61 E. 6th Street

          A friendly Dutch-costumed guide will narrate your way through the city of Holland.
          Find complete details and operating times here.


          Available Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7, from 9am-7pm
          Avoid the first weekend traffic crunch! Take advantage of this FREE park-and-ride service. Park at Nelis’ Dutch Village (12350 James St., Holland) and catch the Orange Express bus to Windmill Island Gardens and Downtown Holland.


          Getting to Holland

          Holland is a stop on the Chicago to Grand Rapids route. The train leaves Holland for Chicago (arriving from Grand Rapids) at approximately 6:50am every day. The train arrives in Holland from Chicago at approximately 10:30pm every evening.
          Amtrak website

          Gerald R. Ford Airport (GRR)
          Award-winning airport with convenient flights and tons of amenities, just 40 miles from Holland, Michigan!