The Tulip Time Festival in Holland, Michigan

Are you searching for a stunning spring destination? Set your sights on Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan, from May 4-12, 2024.

A Blossoming Tradition

It all started in 1929 when the City of Holland celebrated its first bumper crop of 100,000 tulips. Fast forward to today, and each spring, Holland transforms with millions of vibrant tulips. Marking its 95th year in 2024, Tulip Time has evolved far beyond a mere flower festival to become a lively celebration of tulips, Dutch heritage, and the joy of spring.

Tulip Time Festival Holland

A Feast for the Eyes and the Soul

Tulip Time parades are the highlight, drawing thousands to witness the spectacle of floats, marching bands, and Dutch Dancers along an over two-mile route. Beyond the parades, Dutch Dancers continue to entertain by performing traditional folk dances among the colorful downtown blooms.

The festival is a comprehensive showcase of both national and local entertainment. From bustling carnivals to awe-inspiring fireworks, there’s something for everyone.

Tulip Time Festival Holland

Tulip Immersion Garden: A Floral Journey

For an unforgettable experience, don’t miss the Tulip Immersion Garden, conceived by Dutch horticulturist Ibo Gülsen. Now in its third year, the garden offers an immersive floral walk among 65,000 raised tulip beds. This living tapestry not only provides an extraordinary photo backdrop but also narrates the tulip’s captivating journey from its origins in Turkey to its celebrated status in the Netherlands and ultimately, its cherished place in Holland, Michigan.

Tickets to this floral escapade are affordably priced at $15 per person, with a discounted rate of $5 for children aged 3-12 years. Children under 2 years can join in on the fun for free.

Tulip Time Festival Holland

Experience Thrills at the Tulip Time Carnival

At the heart of every Tulip Time festival is the much-anticipated return of the Carnival Midway, providing fun, joy, and thrills for the entire family. With a variety of exciting carnival rides and engaging games, this annual feature is a favorite among both kids and adults.

Wristbands for the carnival will be available for advance purchase in the spring. For detailed information about the day-to-day schedule and wristband or ticket details, head over to in April 2024.

Tulip Viewing Locations in Holland:

Find the Tulip Map Here. 

  • Centennial Park: 48,000+ tulips
    Features a Victorian-style park with a Dutch fountain and gazebo.
  • Downtown Holland: 38,000+ tulips in the shopping district.
    Tulip plantings in beds and planters amidst restaurants and shops.
  • Window on the Waterfront Park: 100,000+ tulips
    Walking paths, tulip fields, Dutch statues, scenic overlooks in a 30-acre park.
  • Tulip Lanes: 250,000+ tulips curbside.
    Six miles of plantings in neighborhoods with flowering trees.
  • Windmill Island Gardens: 140,000+ tulips.
    Home of centuries-old windmill “DeZwaan,” formal gardens. Entrance fees and hours at Windmill Island Gardens.
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  • Nelis’ Dutch Village: 30,000+ tulips.
    A re-creation of an 1800s Dutch village with bright flowerbeds.
    Entrance fees and hours at Nelis’ Dutch Village.
  • Veldheer’s Tulip Farm + DeKlomp Wooden Shoe & Delft Factory: 4 million+ tulips.
    A 40-acre family-owned farm for 80 years with extensive tulip fields.
    Entrance fees and hours at Veldheer Tulip Farm.



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