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Tulip Time Festival

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 8:00am

Various Venues in Pella
Pella, IA 50219


-Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours (until 4 pm.)
-Pella Rolscreen Depot Museum (until 8:00 pm)

-Dutch Masters Antique Auto Display (until 7:30 pm)
-Pella City Tours (until 12:15 pm) A $5; Y $3

-Historical Village/Windmill Tours (until 6 pm) A $15; Y $5; Under 5 free
-Pella Garden Club Annual Flower Show (until 6 pm)
-Dutch Craft Market (until 7 pm in West Market Park)
-Antique Implement Display (until 7 pm)

-The Reluctant Pioneer, Pella Opera House $5
-Dutch Demos, Memorial Building (1 hr. program.) $5
-Dutch Delights (authentic Dutch foods)
-Dress like the Dutch (all about Dutch costumes)
-Meet the Burgemeester (the honorary mayor)
-Golf Cart Shuttle (until  2 pm) $1 per ride; $4 day pass
-Quilt Show at Pella Community Center (until 6:00 pm) $5
-Tuttle Cabin tours (until 2 pm)

10:30am: Entertainment begins behind Tulip Toren (until 12:30 pm)

-Inflatable Rides (Fri until 7 pm)
-Tombstone Trials, Pella Opera House (Thurs only) A $15; Y $5
-52nd St.: The Music of Billy Joel, Pella Opera House (Fri. only) A $20; Y $12

11:30am-Veteran's Museum (until 2 pm)

12:00 pm
-Organ Recitals in the Dutch Tradition, Second Reformed Church
-Fire House Museum (until 2 pm)
-De Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) (Friday until 8 pm) 

1:00 pm
-Grandstand Show * The show includes Dutch Cheese Market reenactment, street and stage entertainment, Queen coronation (Thurs.), presentation of royal court (Fri.), Dutch Dancers, Street Scrubbers, and the best view of the Volks Parade! Grandstand seating– $7; park area (inside gates)– $5. (until 2:30 pm)

2:30pm: Volks Parade (until 4 pm) Enjoy our afternoon parade with floats, bands, and many Dutch specialty attractions

4:00 pm
-Golf Car Shuttle resumes (until 8 pm) $1 per ride; $4 day pass
-Pella City Tours Resume (until 6 pm) A $5; Y $3
-Fire House Museum Tour (until 8 pm)

4:30pm:  Tiptoe Through the Tulips with Davis Folkerts on the Barton Theatre Organ, Pella Opera House (Thurs. only) $5

5:00pm: Tractor Rodeo West side of square on Broadway Street. Watch drivers test their skills and abilities on new and   antique tractors at speed accuracy, balancing and precision driving.


-Tombstone Trials, Pella Opera House (Thurs. only)A $15; Y $5
-52nd St.: Music of Billy Joel, Pella Opera House (Fri. only) A $20; Y $12

7:00pm: Feesthouden! This family-friendly entertainment includes something for everyone! In front of the Tulip Toren.

8:30pm: Lighted Volks Parade. One of the most beautiful sights in Iowa.

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