Blog

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. 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!

  2. 2020 Moederdag Market Merchants

    The Moederdag (Mothers) Day Market list of selected vendors for 2020.

  3. 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.

  4. 2020 Artisan Market Vendors

    A shout-out to the artisan market vendors from 2020.

  5. 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!

  6. Tulip Time Run Goes Virtual

    The Tulip Time Run will switch to a virtual experience, which will be held from Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 10 2020

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

  8. Tulip Time Festival Cancels Dutch Dance Practices

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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!

  14. 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?

  15. 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.

  16. 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!

  17. 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.

  18. Gladys Knight to Perform at Tulip Time 2020

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

  19. 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!

  20. Anniversary Celebrations at Tulip Time 2020

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

  21. Tulip Time Quilt Show – Call for Community Artists

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

  22. 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.

  23. 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!

  24. Tulip Time Run Registration Now Open For 2020

    Experience the beauty of Holland as you run through the tulip-lined streets!

  25. Tulip Time Welcomes New Board Members

    Three new board members join Tulip Time in 2020

  26. 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.

  27. Tickets On Sale November 7

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

  28. 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.

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

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

  30. 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.

  31. The Tulip Journey To Holland

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

  32. 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.

  33. Tulip Time Through The Lens

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

  34. 2020 Festival Artwork Competition

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

  35. Together

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

  36. 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.

  37. The Michigan Mule

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

  38. Rethink. Reuse. Recycle.

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

  39. 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.

  40. Discovering the treasures

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

  41. 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.

  42. Connecting heritage & community

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

  43. Join the Dance

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