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Civic Center / 8th Street Marketplace Events

October 2014

Open Basketball sponsored by Holland Recreation Division. Dates are subject to changes due to facility rental schedule. Open to participants 18 years and older at a cost of $2.00 per person, per visit (register and pay at the door).

  • Day (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) - October 1, 6,8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 29, 29
  • Evening ( 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM) - October 2, 6, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30

Flight of Model Airplanes (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM) October 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30  Dates are subject to change due to facility rental schedule. 

Farmers Market will begin May 14th, and will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 616.355.1138 or reference www.hollandfarmersmarket.com for market information and schedules, booth availability.

Fire Truck Parkade begins at the Civic Center at approximately 7:00 PM on October 3. Please reference www.cityofholland.com for additional information.

Grand Rapids Model Train Show - October 5, 2014.  Show times: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.  Admission: $5 each; 12 & under free with adult.  Reference www.grmrhs.org/trainshow.htm  or call Mark Baldwin at 616.437.9851 for additional information.

Holland Firefighter's Country Music Spectacular - October 9, 2014. Featuring Jamie Lynn Spears with The VanLears. Doors open at 6:00 PM.  Show time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.  Ticket price is $25.  Call 616.395.1313 for additional ticket and show information.

The Carve - October 11, 2014.   Call 616.796.1210 or reference www.hollandfarmersmarket.com for more event information.

Fabiano's Karate Tournament - October 19, 2014.  Doors open at 9:00 AM; event ends at 4:30 PM.  Call 616.399.9293 or reference www.hollandkarate.com/tournaments/ for additional information.

November 2014

Open Basketball sponsored by Holland Recreation Division. Dates are subject to changes due to facility rental schedule. Open to participants 18 years and older at a cost of $2.00 per person, per visit (register and pay at the door).

  • Day (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) - November 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26

Open Pickleball and Volleyball sponsored by Holland Recreation Division Dates are subject to changes due to facility rental schedule. Open to participants 16 years and older at a cost of $3.00 per person, per visit (register and pay at the door).

  • Pickleball (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM) - November 9, 16, 23, 30
  • Volleyball (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) - November 9, 16, 23, 30

Flight of Model Airplanes (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM) November 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25  Dates are subject to change due to facility rental schedule. 

Farmers Market will begin May 14th, and will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Call 616.355.1138 or reference www.hollandfarmersmarket.com  for market information and schedules, booth availability.

Kerstmarket - Located in the 8th Street Market Place.  Call 1.800.506.1299 for additional information.

  • November 22, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • November 28, 2014 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • November 29, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Holiday Shopping Extrava-ganza - November 8, 2014.  Sale times: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.  Contact sevenstarsanctuary@gmail.com for additional information.

Doll Show - November 15, 2014. Show times: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Call  616.878.7788 for additional information.

America Recycles Day - November 15, 2014.  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the Civic Center's south parking lot (9th and Maple Avenue).  Contact Mary Ann Hensley at 616.355.1335 for additional information.

December 2014

Open Basketball sponsored by Holland Recreation Division. Dates are subject to changes due to facility rental schedule. Open to participants 18 years and older at a cost of $2.00 per person, per visit (register and pay at the door).

  • Day (11:30 AM - 1:30 PM) - December 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 29, 31

Open Pickleball and Volleyball sponsored by Holland Recreation Division Dates are subject to changes due to facility rental schedule. Open to participants 16 years and older at a cost of $3.00 per person, per visit (register and pay at the door).

  • Pickleball (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM) - December 7, 14, 21, 28
  • Volleyball (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) - December 7, 14, 21, 28

Flight of Model Airplanes (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM) December 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 23, 30  Dates are subject to change due to facility rental schedule.

Kerstmarket - Located in the 8th Street Market Place. Call 1.800.506.1299 for additional information.

  • December 2, 2014 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Santa Parade)
  • December 5, 2014 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Sinterklaas Procession)
  • December 6, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • December 12, 2014 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • December 13, 2014 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Dogsleds)

Parade of Lights - December 2, 2014 at 6:30 PM.  Parade ends at the 8th Street Market Place/Holland Civic Center.  Reference www.downtownholland.com or call 800.506.1299 for additional information.

Sinterklaas Eve - December 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm.  Reference www.downtownholland.com or call 800.506.1299 for additional information.

Collectibles Show - December 6, 2014. Call Bill Hamilton at 616.502.5469 for additional information.

Craft Show - December 13, 2014 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  Email artsandcraftshows@gmail.com for additional information.