It's hard to believe, but Tulip Time is almost here! This weekend (May 4-6) is the first weekend of Tulip Time 2018, and we've put together a comprehensive guide of things you can do while you tiptoe through the tulips (carefully. Please don't trample the tulips.)

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    Carnival & Kinder Carnival

    Friday - Sunday, May 4-6

    Check out the Carnival & Kinder Carnival which offer rides, food, and fun for all ages throughout the weekend of Tulip Time! It'll be open from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. Friday, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon until 9 p.m. on Sunday. The carnival is located at the Holland Civic Center North and South lot.

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    Artisan Market

    Saturday, May 5
    • Now in its 18th year, the Tulip Time Art & Craft Fair has undergone a revamp and refresh to become our brand new 2018 Artisan Market! As is tradition, wander through the beautiful tulip beds of Centennial Park to view 250 juried artisans with their handmade, original works.
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    Tulip Time Run

    Saturday, May 5
    • Tulip Time 5K starts at 8 AM, 10K at 8:45 AM, and Kids’ Fun Run at 9:15 AM.
    • Race Day Registration:
      • $20 Kids Fun Run
      • $50 5K or 10K
      • $60 both 5K/10K
    • Located at Kollen Park
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    Tulips & Juleps

    Saturday, May 5

    This derby soiree is back by popular demand. Tulip Time and the Holland Young Professionals are partnering once again to bring you this tulip-themed derby party that includes bourbon tastings, appetizers, yard games, southern fare, silent auction and viewing of the Kentucky Derby. Ladies don your fanciest hat; gentlemen sport your bowtie!

    4:30 – 7 PM located at Boatwerks Black River Ballroom, 216 Van Raalte Ave. $40 per person

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