Entries by Mike Hofman

Tulip Festival Visitor Survey

If you joined us for Tulip Festival 2018, we would love to hear from you! Please fill out this survey and you will be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card to Starbucks. Thank you for joining us for our Tulip Festival. We hope to see you again next year!

2018 Dutch Costume Exchange set for April 4

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, […]

2018 Tulip Festival Extravaganza scheduled

The annual Orange City Tulip Festival Extravaganza will be held Wednesday, March 14, at 11:45 a.m. 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 2018 Tulip Queen and Court are revealed and the 2018 parade marshals will be […]

ArtBurst 2018

Regional artists are invited to apply to exhibit and sell their work at ArtBurst 2018, a juried fine art fair scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 18 and 19, in Orange City, Iowa. Free to the public, ArtBurst is part of the Orange City Tulip Festival, a celebration of the community’s Dutch heritage that attracts […]

Dutch Dozen Auditions

Dutch Dozen Auditions are January 24th from 3:30 to 5:00 at the Orange City Elementary Music Room. More information available by contacting Sharon Foughty at: sfoughty@mocfv.org 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 12 young men, all […]

2018 Orange City Tulip Queen Crowned

The 2018 Tulip Court (L-R): Corinne Wiese, Josie Maasdam, Queen Juliana Tien, Haley Smit, Alexa Arends Juliana Tien was crowned the 2018 Tulip Festival Queen on Monday, Nov. 13. Juliana will reign over the 78th annual Tulip Festival, set for May 17, 18 and 19, 2018. A senior at Unity Christian High School in Orange […]

2018 Tulip Festival Night Show announces new details

The Tulip Festival Steering Committee has an exciting announcement regarding the annual Night Show musical production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. In addition to the May 16-19 line up of shows, there will be an additional show on Tuesday, May 15. The show will begin at a special time, 6:30 p.m., creating a family-friendly time […]