Holland, Michigan has been recognized by many organizations as one of the best places in the United States to live, work, retire, vacation and celebrate! We're not surprised- and you won't be either, once you visit Holland. You'll see that we enjoy beautiful natural resources- including an amazing Lake Michigan coastline- a vibrant downtown, a cherished Dutch heritage, a supportive community, and profitable industries.
Holland is proud to have recently received the following awards from America in Bloom:
2017 winner World Tulip Summit Society - Tulip Festival of the Year Award
2017 winner Communitites in Bloom International Challenge - Large Communitites 5 Blooms (5 out of 5)- Silver rating
2015 winner Outstanding Achievement in Floral Displays
2015 winner Circle of Champions - midsize population
2014 winner in population category 24,001-50,000
2014 winner Outstanding Achievement in Floral Displays
2014 winner YouTube video
2018 "Hidden Gem" Hope College- College Raptor
2013 winner in population category 30,001-50,000
2013 winner Outstanding Achievement in Heritage Preservation
2012 winner in population category 25,001-50,000
2012 winner in Environmental Efforts
2012 winner Best Community Garden Program
2011 winner in population category 25,001-50,000
2011 winner for Tidiness

Holland has received many other accolades, including: 

#2 Happiest, Healthiest Place to Live in America– Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index
One of America's Dozen Distinctive Destinations- National Trust for Historic Preservation
"All America City" - National Civic League
"Top Five Best Places to Retire" - Money Magazine
"Top Ten Cities" - Nest Egg Index, A.G. Edwards
"Top Five Safest Cities in the U.S." - Forbes Magazine
#2 "19 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America" - Impulcity
#3 "Top Ten Best Places for Families" - Livability 
Tree City USA, National Arbor Day Foundation 
The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Downtown Holland as  "Great American Mainstreet."

And Holland's famous Tulip Time Festival has received numerous awards, including:


One of the Top 100 Events in North America- American Bus Association
One of the Top 100 Events of the Year-
Best Small Town Festival- Reader's Digest

Holland even wins awards in wintertime- USA Today named Dutch Winterfest as the "Best Place to Catch a Winter Carnival." 

Plan a trip to Holland to experience this award-winning town for yourself!