TULIP TIME 2022 May 7 - May 15

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 2022 Tulip Time Festival
May 7- May 15

Keep an eye on the tulips with our Tulip Tracker!
Few places can match the beauty of Holland in the spring when millions of tulips burst forth with amazing color in local parks, fill attractions, and line the streets. Holland will be beautiful and our Tulip Time celebration will continue – albeit with a twist. While we must remain vigilantly cautious, we can step out in the fresh air, walk among the beautiful tulips, and welcome spring!

The health and safety of our visitors, volunteers, and community are of utmost importance. We will follow the CDC directives and guidelines issued by the State of Michigan.

  • The Tulip Time Run will take place Saturday, May 7. Run; walk; starting at Kollen Park. Registrants will receive a participant bib and medal. Run shirts and hoodies are also available.
  • Tulip Immersion Garden
    World renowned Dutch horticulturist, Ibo Gülsen, creates a week-long immersion experience, taking travelers through the history of the tulip, from its origins in Turkey, to the Netherlands, and finally to the small-town community of Holland, Michigan. With 50,000 tulips of all varieties and colors to give you an experience that brings the tulips up to eye-level and creates Instagrammable photo opportunities for friends and family alike.

    Tickets: $15-$20 for adults (depending on the day), $5 for children 5-12 years old and free for children under 5 years old

    Tickets are sold for 2-hour time slots: 10am, 12pm, and 2pm. FREE parking available at the fairgrounds.

  • Zeeland Girl
    Internationally known photographer Rem van den Bosh brings his Zeeland Girl (Zeeuws Meisje) exhibit to the U.S, for the first time.  A series of photographs, and handmade traditional dresses are given a modern spin. Come marvel at the 10-foot-tall displays and be stirred by the striking photography and the amazing artisanship of the dresses. Hosted at the historic Holland Armory, van den Bosh will be available for select meet and greets at select times. 

  • Artisan Market 
    At Beechwood Church, Saturday, May 7, 10 am-5 PM, and Sunday, May 8th, 12 PM-5 PM.  Enjoy shopping at the Artisan Market for a variety of handcrafted, original pieces brought to you by juried artisans from around the country! Unique offerings include paintings, art glass, pottery, metal sculpture, and much more.

  • Tulip Time Carnival Midway 
    Enjoy the excitement of whirling and twirling rides, the bright flashing lights, the music, and the smell of festival food filling the air! Tulip Time is excited to announce the Carnival Midway promising fun for all ages throughout the week.  The Carnival Midway kicks off Tulip Time on Friday night, May 6th, and runs daily through Sunday, May 15th.  It will be located in the north lot of Holland Civic Center Place. 
  • Walking Tours 
    Join our costumed guide for this fun and informative 1.5 hour walking tour. Visitors and residents alike can enjoy the beauty of Tulip Time while learning the dynamic past and present of Holland. The tour provides an up-close visit to many sites and icons that make up our wonderful city where over 500,000 tulips bloom each spring. Participants will see many of the tulip displays and will have numerous photo opportunities with the magnificent tulips! $35 per person.
  • Klomp on Passport
    Sip, sample and enjoy some of downtown Holland's favorite craft beverages with this free passport*.  Collect a stamp from each location and we'll give you something really cool to brag about to your firends. Pick up your passport at Tulip Time Festival office or the Visitors Bureau, both located downtown.
    *Must be 21 years of age or older to participate
  • The Michigan Maritime Museum  
    Enjoy dockside tours of their tall ship ‘Friends Good Will.’ The ship will sail into town and dock on the north wall of Boatwerks Restaurant. Reservation and ticket information will be available soon from the Museum.

  • Pre-festival Tulip Sale 
    Bring a little Tulip Time magic home with your very own potted tulips. The tulip pot sale is a fundraiser for future Tulip Time programs and events. The cost is $15 for one 10- inch pot ( 10 bulbs planted in each pot). Sale begins March 15.  
    For more informtaion, please contact:
    [email protected]  
    616-396-4221 x 104

  • Tulip Time 2022 Quilt Raffle 
    Tickets for the annual Quilt Raffle will soon be available. Starting May 1 through May 15, you can purchase tickets for a chance to win this year’s beautiful handmade quilt.  Tickets will be sold at the Tulip Time Office, Holland Visitors Bureau, and Apothecary Gift Shop, where the quilt will also be on display the week of the festival. The drawing will take place on May 15. You need not be present to win.
  • Tulip Locations Brochure
    Full of fun facts, history, and maps, our beautiful Tulip Locations Brochure will help you find tulips throughout the Holland Area by type and number of bulbs planted! 

Full details on all of these happenings, including on-sale dates for ticketed events, will be available at www.tuliptime.com. Tulip Maps will be available at the Holland Visitors Bureau and the Tulip Time Festival Office.

Tulip Time will continue to follow the recommendations and directives of the CDC, the State of Michigan, and our local health department, and will adapt our plans accordingly.

For any questions regarding any of the Tulip Time events, please contact the Festival office directly.  

Tulip Time Festival Inc. 
42 West 8th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(800) 822-2770