Unique area attractions, points of interest & free activities in the Holland, Michigan area.
Click here to view a digital visitors guide from the Holland Area Visitors Bureau!
Graafschap Heritage Center
5973 Church St., Holland
Located in one of Holland's historic churches, an authentic presentation and display of the historic greater Holland, Michigan colony established in 1847 including a real log church, genealogy collection and local points of interest.
Open hours during Tulip Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-4pm and Thursday 10am-12pm. To arrange a guided tour, call 616-392-4044 or 616-392-6287.
Historic Van Raalte Farm Park
1076 East 16th Street, Holland
"Tulips Beneath the Maples" invites you to visit the beautiful Van Raalte Farm to view the tulips beneath "The Maples". Also offering guided tours of the historic Van Raalte farmhouse and barns. Tour the home , appointed in period furnishings, while learning all about the Van Raaltes (Holland's founding family) from a guide.
The outdoor property is open daily from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm for visitors to walk the trails. Tours of the farmhouse and barns are free, but tickets are required and space is limited.
Get your FREE tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tulips-beneath-the-maples-tickets-424205950417
Holland Area Arts Council
The Holland Area Arts Council hosts multiple events showcasing local, national, and international work of professional and student artists.
Hope College Organ Recitals
Hope College Dimnent Chapel, 277 College Avenue, Holland
There will be organ recitals given by Hope College faculty, students and alumni Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 10-13, 10am-12:50pm. Recitals begin on the ½ hour and are 20 minutes long. First performance each day begins at 10am and the last one starts at 12:30 pm.
Holland Museum & Dutch Galleries
31 W. 10th Street, Holland
Tulip Time hours:
Sat. 5/6, Wed 5/10, Fri 5/12, Sat 5/13 Hours: 10:00-5:00 pm
Mon. 5/8 10:00-4:00 pm regular admission; 4:00-7:00 pm Free admission, Free 2nd Monday Sponsored by Meijer Foundation
Closed: Sun 5/7, Tue 5/9, Thurs 5/11, and Sun 5/14
Admission: $7 for adults, $6 for senior adult, $4 for students and kids ages 6 and older
FREE: Holland Museum members and children ages 5 and under are free.
$1.00 Museums for All admission (EBT or WIC card holder, $1.00/person, up to 4 people per card).
Cultivating Dutch Tradition in the 21st Century: The Floral Paintings of Jane Jones – May 5- July 3, 2023
Featuring 25 contemporary original oil paintings, Jane Jones is an American artist who works in the context of 17th century Dutch still-life, inspired by artists such as Maria van Oosterwyck, and Rachel Ruysch. Her contemporary perspective on floral still life successfully combines the history and tradition of 17th Century Dutch Still Life painting with modern objectivity.
And in connection with this exhibition, the Museum staff has created a more permanent display highlighting the Holland Museum’s Dutch art collection. For complete details, visit the Museum website.
Cappon House & Settlers House
Walk into life as we used to know it. Witness the life of the early settlers of 1867 in the restored home of an immigrant family. A few doors down visit the stately home of Holland’s first mayor — Isaac Cappon.
Holland Garden Club Tulip Time Flower Show, "Birds, Bees, and Butterflies"
Holland Armory, 16 W. 9th Street, Holland
Now in its 75th year, Holland Garden Club’s Tulip Time Flower Show is free and open to the public. It features entries of locally grown horticulture specimens, dozens of tulip varieties, and other spring-blooming flowers, branches, and trees. Artistic flower designs, table arrangements, photography, and educational exhibits are all part of this show. The Armory will also have on display the National Garden Club’s Blue Star Award, honoring the men and women who have served in our U.S. military, and the Gold Star Award, honoring families who have lost a loved one in military service.
Tuesday, May 9, 3-5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, May 12, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vintage Baseball Games
Double header May 6, 2023 hosted by the Douglas Dutchers Base Ball Club
At Window On The Waterfront Park, Games start at 2:00 and 3:30
The teams participating are:
Douglas Dutchers Base Ball Club, Blackflags of Dovertown Base Ball Club, Portland Blue Base Ball Club, Continental Base Ball Club of Kalamazoo.
Zeeland Historical Society
A museum is located at The Dekker Huis which was built in 1876 by Dirk Dekker, one of Zeeland's prominent early residents and businessmen.
Educational tours and visits can be made for the New Groningen Schoolhouse that dates back to 1881 when it served as a rural school for children in the Zeeland/Holland area.
Nelis’ Dutch Village Family Theme Park & Wooden Shoe Factory
Step back into the Netherlands of over 100 years ago, complete with authentic Dutch architecture, flowering gardens, canals and windmills. The history and culture of the Dutch come to life as our associates, dressed in native costumes including wooden shoes, demonstrate the crafts and life in those olden days. The kids will have a blast sliding down the giant wooden shoe, feeding farm animals, riding the Dutch Swing ride or the “Petal Pumper Carts.”
Veldheer’s Tulip Gardens & DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory
Find acres of beautiful blooms each May at Holland’s only Tulip Farm. With over 4 million tulips, it’s a great opportunity to see fields of beautiful flowers. At the Wooden Shoe and Delft Factory, you can talk with the artists as they hand carve your very own wooden shoes or hand paint blue and white delftware.
Windmill Island Gardens
A beautiful oasis on the edge of downtown Holland featuring 36 acres of manicured gardens, over 150,000 tulips, dikes, canals, walking paths. The centerpiece is an authentic, working Dutch windmill, “De Zwaan”. There is also an Antique Children’s Carousel, Amsterdam street organ, and “Story of DeZwaan” movie offering additional cultural history.