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Tulip Time Fun for Families

posted May 3, 2016 by Moms in Tow (Kara)

What is there to do during Tulip Time for families? 

We came up with a quick list of some of the fun family-friendly activities to make sure to check out. (As much as we love it, you may want to save a visit to Nelis Dutch Village until after Tulip Time this summer to avoid the crowds!)​

Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 15 (10-6) : Family Rest Area A free place for families to relax downtown during Tulip Time! In the pocket park on 8th Street : free activities and snacks. Changing tables, nursing area, family restrooms and handwashing stations are also available. 

Friday, May 6 - Sunday, May 15  : Carnival -  Located at the Civic Center, rides and fun for all ages.

Saturday, May 7 (8am)  : Tulip Time Run -  Starting at Kollen Park, participate in the 5k/10k and the Kids 1k Fun Run! 

Saturday, May 7 (2-4pm)  : Vintage Baseball Game -  Take in this wonderful (FREE) vintage game of baseball, at Riverview Park in Holland.


Saturday, May 7  - Sunday, May 8 (10-6)  : Historic Dutch Trade Fair -  On Windmill Island! Wind your way through the historic camp filled with colonial merchants and re-enactors.

Saturday, May 7 - Sunday, May 8 (11-6)  : Kinderplaats -  Kinderplaats is a place where children and their families can learn and play together, while becoming immersed in Dutch culture, history and heritage through activities, games and crafts.

Saturday, May 14  : Fireworks  -  Celebrate the last week of Tulip Time with a bang, at Kollen Park!

also check out the full schedule for:
Dutch Dance (and Kinder) Performances
or the Parades

If you are looking for tulip beds for pictures, check out the Festival Map for some recommended options!



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