Time for Tulip Time

Yellow Tulips, photo by E. Benson Holland’s annual Tulip Time festival returns May 7-14, 2016. They have 4.5 MILLION tulips in Holland and are reporting about 30% of tulip bloom right now – just about perfect. Stay tuned through their Tulip Tracker. Here’s a cool video showing how they plant Windmill Island with 55,000 tulips in a matter … Continue reading Time for Tulip Time

Tulip Time in Holland

Yellow Tulips, photo by srab44_2000 Holland’s annual celebration of Dutch heritage and culture, the Tulip Time Festival, starts Friday May 4th and runs through May 11th. While last year’s crazy March heatwave had tulips blooming in mid-April, tulips have been in the slow lane in 2013 due to a cool spring. The good news according to meteorologist … Continue reading Tulip Time in Holland

(not) Tulip Time

early tulips in downtown Holland, photo by Alissa Holland The Tulip Time website says that there are 31 days until the annual festival celebrating the city of Holland’s Dutch heritage and the beautiful tulip. The festival runs May 5-12, 2012, but nobody told the tulips. As the photo shows, some of Holland’s 100,000+ tulips are … Continue reading (not) Tulip Time

It’s Tulip Time Again!

It’s Tulip Time Again, photo by Mi Bob. Holland’s annual Tulip Time celebration kicks off today and runs through May 14. Fireworks! Vintage Base Ball! Tulipalooza! Kinderplaats! Volksparade! Klompen! …and of course more than a million tulips and almost that many visitors! Check it out bigger and in Bob’s Tulip Time slideshow. More Tulips on … Continue reading It’s Tulip Time Again!

Almost Tulip Time in Holland!

It’s like a dream, photo by cae3 – Anita Tulip Time in Holland is just around the corner! The annual celebration of Holland’s Dutch heritage and tulipular beauty takes place May 7-14, 2011 and features parades, music, dancing and much more. They explain that: This year is a particularly special celebration as we recognize the … Continue reading Almost Tulip Time in Holland!

Windmill Island is ready for Tulip Time

Windmill Island , photo by Kiran Bhat.. It’s Tulip Time in Holland! The annual Tulip Time Festival takes place May 1-8, 2010. The festival is a celebration of Dutch heritage and culture that has something for everyone including 3 parades, Dutch Dance performances, concerts, theatre, Dutch attractions, Dutch food, children’s events, trolley tours and more. … Continue reading Windmill Island is ready for Tulip Time

Tulip Time Two Thousand (and Eight)

Growing UP, photo by luna.nik Despite the best efforts of a seemingly endless winter not to end, the bulbs are once again bursting forth with colorful goodness, to be celebrated most especially in Holland this weekend ( May 3-10, 2008 ) with the annual Tulip Time festival. Much more today (including a tulip slideshow) on … Continue reading Tulip Time Two Thousand (and Eight)

Time again for Holland’s Tulip Time Festival

214_1469, photo by pablohart. As someone who lives near a city (Traverse City) that is inextricably tied to an event (Cherry Festival), I imagine that the approach of Tulip Time can be a bittersweet thing. According to the Tulip Time Festival web site… The idea of Tulip Time was introduced in 1927 at a Woman’s … Continue reading Time again for Holland’s Tulip Time Festival

Tulip Time :: Holland Michigan

2005 Tulip Time 09, photo by msprague. Tulip Time is coming! Holland, Michigan may not have fields as big as those in the region it is named for, but they do have windmills and wooden shoes. Tulips are neat because there are pink tulips and white tulips and tulips that aren't sure what color they … Continue reading Tulip Time :: Holland Michigan

Tulips, Tulips, Tulips

Tulips, Tulips, Tulips, photo by Dawn Williams Holland’s annual Tulip Time starts this Saturday (May 2) and continues through May 9th. The annual celebration features parades, music, displays of Dutch Heritage and of course tulips, 4.5 million of them! Dawn took this photo last year. See it background bigtacular on Flickr and check out more of her Tulip … Continue reading Tulips, Tulips, Tulips