Entries by Juliana Pennings

Commemorative Quilt Created for 75th Annual Tulip Festival

In celebration of the 75th annual Tulip Festival, a commemorate quilt was designed and created by members of the Sioux Prairie Quilt Guild.   The quilt, named “Our Roots,” features several buildings of Dutch architecture and two windmills, designed after buildings in Orange City and the Netherlands. It is sized at 60 inches wide by […]

Tulip Festival Will Host Cruise-In Car Show on Saturday

The Orange City Tulip Festival will host a cruise-in car show during its 75th anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 16.   Individuals who own and maintain classic cars are welcome to join the event. Pre-registration is not required for the cruise-in. There is no entry fee for the show, and a freewill donation will be […]

2015 Tulip Festival Parade Marshal Introduced

The Tulip Festival Steering Committee is pleased to honor Harley Kleinwolterink as the parade marshal for the 75th annual Tulip Festival, as introduced at the 2015 Tulip Festival Extravaganza on March 18. A trained carpenter, Kleinwolterink has served the festival for over 20 years through the construction and refurbishing of several parade entries and floats. Kleinwolterink’s […]

2015 Tulip Festival Artwork Unveiled

The commissioned art piece by local artist John E. Vander Stelt was unveiled at the 2015 Tulip Festival Extravaganza on March 18. The oil painting, entitled “A Faithful Walk,” features a father and son in the foreground, both of whom are wearing clothing from the province of Volendam. The father is carrying buckets of water […]

2014 Tulip Festival Queen Crowned

Ali Achterhof was crowned the 2014 Tulip Festival Queen on Monday, November 25, 2013. Achterhof will reign over the 74th annual Tulip Festival, happening May 15, 16 and 17 in 2014. A senior at MOC-Floyd Valley High School in Orange City, Achterhof is the daughter of Rick and Paula. Achterhof is joined on the 2014 Tulip […]