May 16, 2018 - 9:47 am - Posted in News

Orange City, Iowa — The 2018 Orange City Tulip Festival begins in earnest Thursday (May 17th), with a wide variety of attractions and entertainment available.

Things kick of at 9:00 each morning with the beginning of the horse-draw trolley rides, antique tractor show, and opening of several exhibits around Orange City. At 10:00 am daily, there are wooden shoe carving demonstrations, along with the Tulip Court Meet & Greet.

The first of several Dutch Dozen performances hapen daily at 10:30 am. Also at 10:30, you’ll be able to enjoy the music of the dutch street organ.

At 1:00 each afternoon is the Straat Fest, or Street Festival, followed at 2:00 by the traditional scrubbing of the streets, and at 2:15 the Volksparade. This twice-daily parade is also held at 6:00 each evening. Each day of the Orange City Tulip Festival is capped off by the Tulip Festival Night Show production of Beauty and the Beast.

The 2018 Orange City Tulip Festival runs Thursday through Sunday this week, with Sunday’s lone activity being a Sunday morning Community Worship Service Sunday at 11:00.

For more information about the 2018 Orange City Tulp Festival, along with a complete list of activities, visit

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