Shows & Events

Where is the festival?
The Tulip Time Festival does not occur in a gated, single location. Over 8 days, events and activities take place in different locations, most within a 4-mile radius of Downtown Holland. Tulips can be seen for no charge in public parks and along downtown streets.

Where to get tickets:
No tickets are needed to visit Holland, explore and experience the area. Specific Tulip Time events and activities are listed below by day. Some do require tickets or registration - click on each of them to learn more and if tickets are required.
Many independent attractions that have tulips and happenings during the week have their own operating hours and ticket requirements. Learn more on the "Area Attractions" page!


The following events and activities are happening now through May 9:

Below is a list of Tulip Time events and activities happening the week of the festival:

Friday, April 30

  1. Carnival

    Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot

Saturday, May 1

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Virtual Tulip Time Run

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  3. Walking Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  4. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  5. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  6. Carnival

    Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  7. VIP Walking Tour

    Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  8. Carnival

    Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot

Sunday, May 2

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  3. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  4. Yoga In the Tulips

    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  5. Walking Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  6. VIP Walking Tour

    Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  7. Carnival

    Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  8. Carnival

    Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot

Monday, May 3

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Tulip Time Photo Walk

    Time: 8:00am – 10:00am
    Location: Windmill Island Gardens
  3. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  4. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  5. Walking Tours

    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  6. Floral Arranging

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:15pm
    Location: Eastern Floral-Huisman Flowers
  7. Carnival

    Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  8. Yoga In the Tulips

    Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront

Tuesday, May 4

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Floral Arranging

    Time: 10:00am – 11:15am
    Location: Eastern Floral-Huisman Flowers
  3. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  4. Walking Tours

    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  5. Floral Arranging

    Time: 2:00pm – 3:15pm
    Location: Eastern Floral-Huisman Flowers
  6. Carnival

    Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  7. Yoga In the Tulips

    Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  8. Tulip Time Photo Walk

    Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Windmill Island Gardens

Wednesday, May 5

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  3. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  4. Walking Tours

    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  5. Carnival

    Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  6. Tulip Time Photo Walk

    Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Windmill Island Gardens

Thursday, May 6

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Tulip Time Photo Walk

    Time: 8:00am – 10:00am
    Location: Windmill Island Gardens
  3. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  4. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  5. Walking Tours

    Time: 11:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  6. Carnival

    Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  7. Tulip Time Painting on Glass

    Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Civic Center

Friday, May 7

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  3. Walking Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  4. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  5. VIP Walking Tour

    Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  6. Carnival

    Time: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  7. Tulip Time Photo Walk

    Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Windmill Island Gardens

Saturday, May 8

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Walking Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  3. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  4. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  5. VIP Walking Tour

    Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
    Location: Window on the Waterfront
  6. Carnival

    Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot
  7. Tulip Time Painting on Canvas

    Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
    Location: Civic Center
  8. Carnival

    Time: 5:00pm – 11:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot

Sunday, May 9

  1. Virtual Visit With Princess Lida

    Time: 12:00am – 11:59pm
  2. Tall Ship Dockside Tours

    Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Location: Boatwerks East Dock
  3. Carnival

    Time: 1:00pm – 7:00pm
    Location: Civic Center Lot