Entries by Mike Hofman

2019 Tulip Festival brochures have arrived

The Orange City Tulip Festival is pleased to announce the annual Tulip Festival brochures have arrived at the Tulip Festival office. The brochure includes a daily schedule of the Tulip Festival, information on festival activities, attractions and special events such as Straatfeest and the Night Show. Also included is information on food, travel, and lodging at […]

2019 Dutch Costume Exchange set for April 3

The 2018 Tulip Festival Dutch costume exchange is set for Wednesday, Apr. 4. The event will take place from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at Stadscentrum, located on the corner of Central Avenue and Second Street North in Orange City. Individuals interested in selling Dutch costumes can bring them to the Orange City Tulip Festival office, […]

2019 Tulip Festival Extravaganza

The annual Orange City Tulip Festival Extravaganza will be held Wednesday, March 13, at Prairie Winds Event Center. The event features a luncheon starting at 11:45 a.m. with the program to follow during which the costumes for the 2019 Tulip Queen and Court are revealed and the 2019 parade marshals will be introduced. The 2019 […]

Dutch Dozen Auditions

Dutch Dozen Auditions are January 23rd from 3:30 to 5:00 at the Orange City Community Room locates in the basement of the town hall. More information available by contacting Amanda Lemke amanda.lemke17@gmail.com or Brande Pals at: bjpals12@gmail.com The Dutch Dozen was formed in 1947, and continues to be a highlight of the festival each year. A group of 12 young ladies and […]

2019 Night Show Tickets On Sale January 15, 2019

Tickets for the 2019 Tulip Festival Night Show, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, will be on sale starting Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Tickets will be available at the Orange City Chamber Office starting at 8:00 a.m. that day. An option to buy online is also available this year and can be purchased here: ONLINE TICKETS […]

2019 Orange City Tulip Queen Crowned

The 2019 Tulip Court (L-R): Emma De Groot, Jadeyn Schutt, Queen Allison Haverdink, Jadeyn Veltkamp, Aarika Van Gelder. Allison Haverdink was crowned the 2019 Tulip Festival Queen on Monday, Nov. 12. Allison will reign over the 79th annual Tulip Festival, set for May 16, 17, and 18, 2019. A senior at MOC-Floyd Valley High School in […]

2019 Tulip Queen Pageant to be held November 12

The 2019 Tulip Queen Pageant will be held Monday, Nov. 12 at the Unity Christian Knight Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $5 for all attendees, regardless of age or whether they choose to vote. Candidates for the 2019 Tulip Queen include: Aarika Van Gelder, […]

Orange City’s 2019 Tulip Court Elected

  Orange City’s 2019 Tulip Court was elected on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Tulip Court members for the 79th annual Tulip Festival are: Aarika Van Gelder, daughter of Larry and Phyllis Van Gelder, Allison Haverdink, daughter of Mark and Suzanne Haverdink, Emma De Groot, daughter of Don and Michelle Vaas, Jadeyn Schutt, daughter of Bruce and […]

2019 Tulip Court Elections to be held September 19

The 2019 Tulip Court Election will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. Voting for the 2019 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 […]