Muziekparade | Saturday, May 12 2018

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Muziekparade, sponsored by Quality Car Wash

“Music Parade”    Saturday, May 12, 2018

Parades go on rain or shine! (In the case of lightning or severe weather, we will cancel for the safety of all spectators and participants. Cancellation will be announced through our website, social media and local media outlets.)

Can’t be here today? Click below to watch the live coverage!

Premier Bands: 12:30p

Dutch Dance Performance: 12:45p

Parade: 2 – 3:30p

Concluding the Festival’s parade series is one of Michigan’s most spectacular parades featuring floats, Dutch Dancers, marching bands and more! With over 4,000 participants, 170 units and the longest parade route in Michigan, the Quality Car Wash Muziekparade delights thousands of spectators.

Catch an encore of the Petoskey Steel Drum Band as they treat crowds to a fabulous post-parade performance at 3:30pm at the corner of 8th Street and College Ave. 


Parade viewers on a sunny day enjoy their view from the grandstands

Enjoy the parade in our newly upgraded grandstand seating! General seating offers easy access and convenient viewing. For more enhanced comfort, select premium seating that includes a flip down seat. Reserved grandstand seating is conveniently located adjacent to the Civic Center parking lot. Seating is limited.
$16 for premium seats (with backs); $12 for general seating.

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 on Saturday morning. Items may be placed between the street and sidewalk only. All items must be removed no later than 1 hour after each parade.

Video coverage of the parades is provided by the City of Holland.

Live coverage can be seen at:

After the parades are completed, videos will be posted on:

WHTC will also be streaming live video at and broadcasting on the air at WHTC – 99.7 FM & 1450 AM


Parade Route - 8th from Columbia to Van Raalte to 24th
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