Tulip Festival is nationally recognized with an estimated 100,000 visitors joining the event each year. You’ll find yourself immersed in our community’s thriving Dutch heritage, making for an unforgettable experience.
What began in 1936 as a small celebration of Orange City’s Dutch heritage has led to over 75 years of what is now known as the Tulip Festival. The annual celebration occurs every third weekend in May.
The internationally recognized festival features music and dancing by children and adults in authentic Dutch costumes, two daily parades, nightly musical theater, a carnival midway, Dutch delicacies, delicious food, plus thousands of tulips and a dozen replica windmills throughout this charming village.