One of this nations largest celebrations and festivals is The Tulip Festival in Holland.  It has been for more years that some can remember.

This year, with a cool spring, until now, the tulips have never been better. With this, the closing weekend, it promises to go out with a bang!

Check the schedule out because there really is something for everyone.


6:30 p.m. — New Odyssey, Hope College Haworth Inn
7 p.m. — Tulip Doo Wop Show with The Contours, Marvelettes, Diamonds, Central Wesleyan Auditorium ($36)
7 p.m. — Tulipalooza, featuring Rev Theory, Taddy Porter, Shadow Status, Sixth Street Bridge ($15)


9 a.m. — Trolley tours, Centennial Park
1 p.m. — Town Crier competition, Civic Center
5 p.m. — Street performers, downtown Holland
7 p.m. — B.J. Thomas and Gary Puckett, Central Wesleyan Auditorium ($36)
7 p.m. — Tulipalooza’s Battle of the Bands, Sixth Street Stage ($10 in advance/$12 day of show)
7:30 p.m. — Barbershop Parade of Quartets, Christ Memorial Auditorium


9 a.m. — Dutch Heritage Show, Central Wesleyan Auditorium
10 a.m. — Quilt Show, Holland Area Arts Council
11 a.m. — Carnival, Civic Center
2 p.m. — Muziekparade, Eighth Street from Columbia Avenue to
Van Raalte Avenue, south to 24th Street
7 p.m. — Ty Stone and the Soul of James Brown, Thirsty Perch Blues Band, with Battle of the Bands winner, Sixth Street Stage ($10/$12)