Entries by Mike Hofman

2020 Orange City Tulip Queen Crowned

Madisyn Mulder was crowned the 2020 Tulip Festival Queen on Monday, Nov. 11. Madisyn will reign over the 80th annual Tulip Festival, set for May 14, 15, and 16, 2020. A senior at MOC-Floyd Valley High School in Orange City, Madisyn Mulder, is the daughter of Scott and Jill Mulder. Madisyn is joined on the […]

80th Tulip Festival Print Announced

Artwork and special order tulips offered in celebration of 80th Tulip Festival The Tulip Festival Steering Committee is pleased to announce a commemorative framed artwork set for the 2020 Orange City Tulip Festival, slated for May 14-16. The artwork selected for the 80th annual Tulip Festival are three framed canvases, each showcasing a different piece […]

Orange City’s 2020 Tulip Court Elected

Orange City’s 2020 Tulip Court was elected on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Tulip Court members for the 80th annual Tulip Festival include: Julia Howe, daughter of Sean and Kristyn Howe, Madisyn Mulder, daughter of Scott and Jill Mulder, Sophie Swart, daughter of John and Mary Swart, BreElle Van Zee, daughter of Tim and Sara Van […]

2020 Tulip Court Elections to be held September 18

The 2020 Tulip Court Election will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Voting for the 2020 Tulip Court will take place from 12 to 8 p.m. at Stadscentrum, located on the corner of Central Avenue and Second Street North in Orange City. Eligible voters are adults with an Orange City address and 7th through […]

2019 Tulip Court Costumes Revealed

This year our Tulip Court costumes come from the fishing village of Marken in Noord-Holland on the Zuiderzee. With the men out to sea fishing, the women, isolated on the island, had lots of time to devote to embellishing their brightly colored costumes with ornate fabrics, trims and embroidery. This year’s costume has a total […]

2019 Tulip Festival Parade Marshal Announced

The Tulip Festival Steering Committee is very pleased to honor Scott Mulder as the parade marshal for the 79th annual event. Each year a parade marshal is chosen for the festival.  This honor is given to recognize someone for the contributions he or she made to the festival in past years. Scott has been involved […]