Our place to share more about the festival that brings thousands of people to our small town on Lake Michigan. Each year, our story keeps unfolding, embracing new people and new stories, celebrating difference and welkoming all to Holland, Michigan and inviting everyone to join the dance.

  1. 2024 Photo Walk 'Best of Class'

    Announcing the 'Best of Class' for each 2024 Tulip Time Photo Walk Class...

  2. 2024 Quilt Show - Viewer's Choice Awards

    Announcing the Viewer's Choice Awards for the 2024 Tulip Time Quilt Show!

  3. Quilt and Bike Raffle Winners!

    The lucky winner of the Quilt Raffle is Karen H. of Holland and the winner of the Bike Raffle is Catherine R., also from Holland. Congrats, ladies!!!

  4. Tulip Update - May 6, 2024

    The tulips at Tulip Time in Holland, MI have passed their peak bloom and have mostly faded. Here's what to do during your festival while you're here.

  5. Tulip Time Announces 2024 Grand Marshals

    Tulip Time announces the 2024 grand marshals for its parades. The Gentex Kinderparade grand marshal will be Waukazoo Elementary. The Quality Car Wash Volksparade grand marshal will be the retiring executive director of the Holland Aquatic Center, Jack Huisingh.

  6. Velo Kids to Host Tulip Time’s First-Ever Bike Valet

    Velo Kids has partnered with Tulip Time to provide guests and community members a safe place to park their bikes while the walk downtown Holland during the world's longest-running tulip festival.


    Tulip Time Festival, Inc. has selected John Cowden’s Dutch Delivery as the official 2024 Tulip Time poster.

  8. Tulip Time Announces Pedals in the Park

    Tulip Time, in partnership with Velo Kids, Cultureworks, and the Holland Area Arts Council, announces Pedals in the Park, a bicycle event, as part of its' 2024 theme, Bikes and Blooms.

  9. Tulip Time Announces 2024 Tulip Time Costume Sale

    Tulip Time announces its' annual Dutch costume sale, set for Saturday, March 16, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EST next to Priscilla's Boutique in Holland at 12330 James Street, Ste B90.

  10. 2024 Tulip Time Announces Call for Dutch Dancers, Volunteers; First Bloem Opens to the Public

    Tulip Time issues its annual call to the community for Dutch Dancers and all volunteers!

  11. Announcing Top 20 for 2024 Annual Poster Art Contest

    Tulip Time Festival, Inc. announces the Top 20 finalists for the annual First Bloem Festival Artwork Competition.

  12. Tulip Time Announces the 2024 Festival Entertainment & Exhibition Line-up

  13. Tulip Time Announces New Board Members for 2024 Festival Year

  14. Tulip Time Announces Theme to Celebrate 95 Years of the Festival

  15. Announcing the Call for Artists for 14th Annual First Bloem Art Competition

  16. Amazing Images From 2023 Photo Walks

  17. 2023 Artisan Market Vendors

  18. Tulip Time Announces 2023 Parade Grand Marshals

  19. Tulip Time, LAUP Partner for Tulip Time Fireworks

  20. Announcing Expanded Tulip Immersion Garden, Street Scrubbing, Costume Sale, Potted Tulip Sale, and Quilt Raffle

    Announcing an expanded Tulip Immersion Garden, Tulip Time Costume Sale, the Potted Tulip Sale, the annual quilt raffle, and call for participation in Street Scrubbing in 2023.

  21. Tulip Time Festival Announces 2023 Tulip Time Poster Winner

  22. Tulip Time Announces FiddleFire Will Return to Tulip Time in 2023

  23. Where is the festival?

    How do you explain a week-long celebration that encompasses our whole community with events, entertainment and millions of tulips scattered throughout the area?

  24. Tulip Time Announces Additional Events for 2023 Festival

  25. Sinterklaas Eve Celebration 2022

  26. Tulip Time Announces the 2023 Festival Entertainment & Exhibition Line-up

    Announcing the 2023 festival line up.

  27. Announcing the Top 20 for 2023 Annual Poster Art Contest

  28. 13th Annual First Bloem Art Competition

  29. Partnerships Make It Possible

  30. Stunning Images from Photo Walks

    Over the course of the week of Tulip Time 2022, we hosted 6 different photo walk events. Attendees were able to submit a photo to be considered for "best picture" during their session. See the winners and a selection of honorable mentions!

  31. Even the Simpsons Like Tulip Time!

    In an episode that aired March 15, 2022 Homer and Marge were all set to visit the "Holland Michigan Tulip Days Festival." Marge was even decked out in a Dutch costume, complete with a bonnet on that famous hair.

  32. Immersion Garden Closed Sunday, May 15, 2022

    The tulips at the Immersion Garden are not holding up under the unexpected extreme heat as well as we had hoped. So, we are closing the Immersion Garden one day early.

  33. Tulip Time Festival Announces 2022 Tulip Time Poster Winner

    Kate Moynihan's painting “Bursting with Color” was chosen as the 2022 Tulip Time poster.

  34. Tulip Time Announces Top 20 for Annual Poster Art Contest 2022

    Tulip Time announces the Top 20 finalists for the annual First Bloem Festival Artwork Competition, through which a work of art is selected for the official Tulip Time poster.

  35. Country Music Star Chase Bryant to Perform at Tulip Time Festival

    Country Music Star Chase Bryant to Perform at Tulip Time Festival Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at Holland Civic Center

  36. Save The Dance

    Tulip Time needs sewers, Costume Directors and Dance Directors so Dutch Dance can remain part of the Festival.

  37. Tulip Time Announces the 2022 Festival Entertainment & Exhibition Line-up

    Experience Tulip Time Festival, May 7-15, 2022. Tickets for shows go on sale Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, at 9:00 am ET.

  38. Tulip Time Partners with Downtown Holland to Bring New Events to Fall Fest

    Tulip Time joins the fun of Fall Fest in Holland, Michigan in October 2021!


    Artists in Ottawa, Allegan, Kent, Muskegon and Kalamazoo counties are invited to submit artwork.

  40. Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market Premieres in 2021

    Tulip Time Festival announces the premiere of the Dutch Costume Exhibit & Dutch Market in 2021.

  41. Announcing the 2021 Quilt Raffle

    Raffle tickets are on sale April 15 - May 9 for the 2021 Tulip Time Raffle Quilt, “Happy Tulips”

  42. The Virtual Tulip Time Run – Run, walk, anytime, anywhere!

    Join us for the Tulip Time Virtual Run and participate in the 5K or 10K as your schedule permits and on any course.

  43. Tulip Time Announces Additional Events

    With recent updates from MDHHS, Tulip Time is pleased to announce additional events as we celebrate May 1-9, 2021.

  44. Tulip Time with a Twist

    Few places can match the beauty of Holland, Michigan in the spring when millions of tulips burst forth with amazing color. The area will be beautiful this spring and our Tulip Time celebration will continue – albeit with a twist.

  45. Calling all Artists!

    The deadline is quickly approaching to participate in the 2021 Tulip Time Virtual Artisan Market. Apply today!

  46. Initial Details for 2021

    Tulip Time Festival announces initial details for the 2021 Festival.

  47. Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Spring is Here by Aron Lowe

    "Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Spring is Here" is a celebration of the coming spring and many of the fun parade elements of the Tulip Time Festival

  48. Here's To Tulip Time

    Hope blooms and we have seen some wonderful and encouraging things through what would have been this Tulip Time 2020 week!

  49. 2020 Parade Grand Marshals

    Despite the cancellation of the 2020 festival, we still want to pay tribute to the wonderful parade Grand Marshals selected for this year.

  50. Bringing the joy of Tulip Time back to Holland, Michigan in 2021!

    We are reaching out to our community and international Tulip Time fans. If you have ever experienced the joy of our festival or hope to attend in the future, we ask you to donate, STAND WITH US and help make Tulip Time's return in 2021 a reality!

  51. Holland Tulip Time Cancels the 91st Festival Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Concerns

  52. Tulip Time Festival Cancels Dutch Dance Practices

    Tulip Time Festival is suspending Dutch Dance practices in light of growing concerns over COVID-19.

  53. Tulip Time in Bloom at Window on the Waterfront Park

    Window on the Waterfront has more tulips than any other city greenspace in the City of Holland. This year the park will host the Klompen Garden Public Art Display, trolley rides, professional photograph opportunities, Mothers' Day market and much more.

  54. Tulip Time Celebrates “The King of Swing”

    At Tulip Time 2020, we recreate the fun and excitement of the Swing Era as Michigan clarinet virtuoso, Dave Bennett and his band, transport the audience back in time with the Benny Goodman Tribute.

  55. Tulip Time 2020 Festival Luncheon Tickets Now on Sale

    Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Tulip Time Festival Luncheon.

  56. Yoga in the Tulips Returns

    Tulip Time is pleased to announce the return of Yoga in the Tulips, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

  57. Tulip Time Announces the Return of Bier Klomp

    Bier Klomp returns on Friday, May 8, from 4pm to 11pm! Take a step beyond downtown Holland into Washington Square and get together for an end of the week celebration!

  58. Tulip Time 2020 Public Art Project Klompen Garden Winner Announced

    Tulip Time Festival is pleased to announce Jerry and Karyn Klukos and their work, “To Grandpa with Love” as the winner of the 2020 Public Art Project: Klompen Garden.

  59. A Call for Dutch Dance Photos

    Tulip Time has partnered with the Holland Sentinel to collect fun Dutch Dance photos – past and present. All entries have a chance to win a great prize! So start digging through all your favorite Dutch Dance memories and submit your best!

  60. Tulip Time 2020 Festival Artwork Competition Winner Announced

    Tulip Time Festival together with the Holland Area Arts Council, is pleased to announce Aron Lowe and her work, “Dutch Dance” as the 10th annual winner of the 2020 Tulip Time Festival Artwork Competition.

  61. Gladys Knight to Perform at Tulip Time 2020

    Seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight to perform at Tulip Time 2020!

  62. Downtown Holland Businesses to Participate in The Big Give

    Tulip Time is excited to announce that Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt has chosen the festival as their non-profit beneficiary for The Big Give on February 1!

  63. Anniversary Celebrations at Tulip Time 2020

    Tulip Time Festival celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2019, but 2020 Is filled with more anniversary celebrations!

  64. Tulip Time Quilt Show – Call for Community Artists

    Announcing a call for community artists to participate in the 2020 Quilt Show.

  65. Introducing First Bloem – Tulip Time’s premier February Event!

    Tulip Time Festival’s many art forms are now featured in one fabulous celebration...First Bloem! Get your tickets now for the February event.

  66. Tulip Time’s Holiday Gift Guide

    The Tulip Time staff has donned their stocking caps to come up with some quick and creative gift ideas for you this holiday season!

  67. Tulip Time Welcomes New Board Members

    Three new board members join Tulip Time in 2020

  68. Tulip Time Announces the 2020 Klompen Garden Artists

    Klompen Garden will showcase 20 pairs of artfully designed large ‘wooden’ shoes which will be installed throughout Window on the Waterfront park for the Tulip Time Festival.

  69. Tickets On Sale November 7

    Detailed show and event information for Tulip Time 2020 is now available!

  70. Festival Artwork Competition Top 20 Finalists Announced

    Tulip Time and the Holland Area Arts Council are pleased to announce the 2020 Festival Artwork Competition Top 20 finalists.

  71. Tulip Time Announces the 2020 Festival Entertainment Line-up

    Detailed event information for Tulip Time 2020 is available on Tickets go on sale November 7, 2019!

  72. World Tulip Destination Worth Traveling For

    World Tulip Awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have distinguished themselves in the development and promotion of tulips as part of their destination’s tourism appeal. Tulip Time was recognized in the “World Tulip Destination Worth Traveling For” category.

  73. The Tulip Journey To Holland

    As Dutch settlers made their way to Michigan, tulips came along for the ride.

  74. Tulip Time Announces the return of Klompen Garden

    Klompen Garden will showcase 20 pairs of artfully designed large ‘wooden’ shoes installed throughout the downtown Holland area.

  75. Tulip Time Through The Lens

    Photo walks though Windmill Island Gardens allow photographers an exclusive opportunity with photojournalist Mike Lozon.

  76. 2020 Festival Artwork Competition

    Tulip Time and the Holland Area Arts Council are pleased to announce the 2020 Festival Artwork Competition

  77. Together

    Artist Cindy Awrey reflects on her inspiration for “Together”;, the Official Festival Artwork for Tulip Time 2018.

  78. Learning, Giving, & Growing

    Past Tulip Time Intern, Stephanie Eiler, reflects on the community Tulip Time creates, and how she continues to give back to Holland, MI in her work today.

  79. The Michigan Mule

    Coppercraft Distillery created a flavorful new twist on the Moscow Mule with a Midwest vibe.

  80. Rethink. Reuse. Recycle.

    Rethink transportation, reuse when you can and recycle with ease - Holland BPW and Tulip Time promoting stewardship of our resources!

  81. Red Tulip

    New Holland’s history with Red Tulip as a celebratory beer is much like the rest of our town at this time of year: festive and welcoming.

  82. Discovering the treasures

    Holland is full of stories from a time long passed but still celebrated, and Bonnie continues to cherish discovering those treasures.

  83. Intentional Celebration

    From their first Tulip Time experience, the Usmanis were enchanted by the stunning tulip blooms and the rich culture preserved and celebrated throughout the festival.

  84. Connecting heritage & community

    Steve Bulthuis and his daughter Bethany carry a long and proud history with the Dutch community of Holland.

  85. Join the Dance

    For nearly 90 years, millions of people have gathered on Lake Michigan to participate in Holland’s Tulip Time Festival.