If you are looking for a rental, Holland, Michigan, is a good place to stay when you want to enjoy fun festivals and events. The city has a Dutch heritage that contributes to some of the events. Various events and festivals are held all year, including a Tulip Festival. Visitors staying in a Holland vacation home will find plenty of fun events to attend.
Tulip Time Festival
This festival is held early in May. The festival is well-suited to people of all ages. Live musical entertainment featuring a variety of music styles is offered. Dutch dancing in traditional costume is featured as well as fun parades. The parades include children and adults in Dutch costume as well as bands and dancers. A carnival area is set up during the festival for the kids. During the festival, you can also sample some delicious Dutch cuisine.
The fiesta, held in early May, celebrates Latino heritage. Crafts by local artists are featured, and you can try spicy Latin cuisine. A King and Queen Pageant is held. You can also see traditional dances and listen to mariachi bands. A low rider car show also provides entertainment for all ages. Carnival rides and games are available for kids.
Summer Concert Series
A series of concerts and street performances is held every summer. The street performances are held on Thursdays. In addition to music, performers also provide dancing, acrobatics and juggling. Concerts are held on Tuesdays and Fridays. Tuesday night concerts feature patriotic favorites, and Fridays feature a variety of different musical styles.
Sinterklaas Eve Procession
This fun event celebrates the Dutch inspiration behind Santa Claus. Sinterklaas arrives in Holland mounted on a white horse in early December. He is accompanied by his assistant, Zwarte Piets. Zwarte Piets hands out candy to the children who are present at the procession.
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