Event Calendar

Thursday May, 4th 2017 – Saturday May, 6th 2017

  • Tulip Time

  • Pella
  • Downtown Pella
  • 641.628.4311
  • Website
  • Pella is beautiful and unique all year long, but at Tulip Time it comes alive with tulips, Dutch attire, parades, food, fun and more. Thousands of residents wear Dutch attire and celebrate our Dutch heritage. Three days each spring, Pella becomes the Netherlands to Pella residents and visitors alike. Travel back in time with us Thursday, Friday and Saturday, May 4, 5, & 6, 2017, to a European village full of, tulips and excitement as we celebrate the 81st anniversary of this colorful festival. The following pages showcase the exciting events that make this annual festival great. Many of these activities continue year-round. Anytime you visit Pella, there are historical sights, ethnic foods, Dutch architecture, great shops, and friendly people. Please visit Pella this year and “Re-discover Iowa’s most colorful tradition”. For Tulip Time tickets call 641-628-4311 or contact


    8:30 am - 6 pm Pella City Tours

    9 am - 6 pm Pella Garden Club Flower Show

    9 am - 7 pm  Dutch Craft Show

    9 am - 8 pm Molengracht Market

    9 am - 6 pm Pella Historical Village & Scholte House Tours

    10 - 11 am  Dutch Demos

    10 am - 6 pm Quilt Show

    1 - 2:30 pm Grandstand Entertainment Show

    2:30 - 4 pm Parade

    5 pm Tractor Rodeo

    7 - 8:30 pm Grandstand Entertainment Show

    8:30 - 9:45 pm Lighted Parade

    Additonal performances throughout the day at the Pella Opera House and various locations downtown locations.


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  • Category: Dutch Heritage

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