Michigan, Netherlands — The wait is over!
The program and exhibition lineup for the 2023 Tulip Time Festival has been announced.
The festival runs May 6-14, and FOX 17 is the official media partner for the 2023 event. Tickets for the show go on sale Wednesday, November 15th at 9am.
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Below is the lineup for the 2023 Tulip Time Festival.
- Tulip Immersion Garden – One of the most popular Tulip Time exhibits, world-renowned Dutch horticulturist Ivo Gürsen puts over 50,000 tulips in three stunning raised displays and invites guests to immerse the tulips at chest and eye level.
New exhibition for this year’s Tulip Time
- Sarah Evans
- a girl named tom
- Elton Roan – Premier Elton John Tribute Show
new and returning
- Artisan Market – This year, Artisan Market will move to the spacious Ottawa County Fairgrounds on Ottawa Beach Road in Holland. The Artisan Market will run from Saturday 6th May 2023 to Sunday 7th May 2023.
- Historic Walking Tour – Costumed guides will lead you through the historic sites of Holland, giving you an up-close look at the many sights and icons that make up this amazing city.
- Tulip City Brewstillery Guided Beverage Tastings – Tulip City Brewstillery presents this guided tasting with a historical twist.
- Community Dutch Dance Lessons – Participants will be shown some beginner Dutch dance moves to take home and show off to friends and family.
- Dutch Dance Style Show – Local Dutch dancers showcase theirs in full costume, showcasing hand-crafted and historically accurate dresses and suits from various Dutch provinces .
- Pass the Shoe Ceremony – When high school students leave the world of youth Dutch dance behind, they are “passing the shoe” on to the next generation of high school dancers.
- Art in Bloom Fine Art Showcase – The Art in Bloom Fine Art Showcase will take place from Saturday 6th May to Saturday 13th May 2023 at Civic Center Place, Holland.
- Tall Ship Dockside Tour – Friends Good Will’s Tall Shop is moored at the Boatworks restaurant and is available for dockside tours.
- Gentex Kinderparade – Elementary school children march through downtown Holland on May 11 alongside teachers and school administrators in full costume and smiles.
- Quality Car Wash Volksparade – The Quality Car Wash Volksparade will take place on Saturday 13 May 2023.
Local performing arts series
- Dazzling! Tulip Time Talent Showcase – Dazzle! On Tuesday May 9, 2023, we will perform at his Wesleyan Church in Central, The Netherlands.
- Nana’s Naughty Knickers – Nana’s Naughty Knickers will be performed by the Holland Community Theater during the festival.
- American Legion Band – The Netherlands The American Legion Band will perform on Monday 10 May 2023 at the Jack H. Miller Center for Music and the Arts.
- Dutch Organ Music Old and New (1521 – Today!) – The Dutch Organ Concert will take place on Sunday 7 May 2023 at the Hope Church.
- Quilt Show – The Quilt Show will run from Saturday 6th May to Sunday 14th May 2023 and the quilt raffle winner will be announced on Sunday 16th May.
- Flower Arrangement Class – The class will take place on Monday 8th May and Tuesday 9th May 2023 at a beautiful Dutch flower shop location where you can browse a huge selection of occasion-themed gifts.
- Tulip Time Run – This run offers 10k, 5k and Kids Fun Run options for runners of all ages and skill levels. The run will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Registration is available at TulipTime.com/run.
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