Tulip Tracker

Want to bring some of Tulip Time home to your yard?  Join us for the annual Tulip Dig.  Info below:

Tulip Dig


Grab a potato fork, pitchfork, or shovel and come out for Holland in Bloom's annual Tulip Dig! The dig is scheduled for Saturday, June 4, from 9:00am - Noon. Participants will be able to go to one of three City parks - Window on the Waterfront (6th Street between College and Columbia Avenues), Centennial Park (10th Street between River and Central Avenues), and the tulip field at Windmill Island Gardens (1 Lincoln Avenue. You will be directed where you can dig) - and dig out tulip bulbs for replanting in your own garden. Before digging, all diggers will pay $10 per 5-gallon bucket. ALL buckets must be tagged before digging, no exceptions. Please remember to bring a digging tool and your bucket. NO PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Choose your park, pay, get your bucket tagged, pick your spot, and dig. All necessary supplies, including the bucket, digging tools, gardening gloves must be supplied by the participants. Cash and checks ONLY will be accepted. Maps are available at the Holland Area Visitors Bureau - in downtown Holland.

Centennial Park Live Camera

Virtual Tulip Tour located below or a specific park from the menu on the left.

Each spring the City of Holland, Michigan is blanketed with hundreds of thousands of blooming tulips. The display is the culmination of a year’s worth of planning, preparation, and patience based on the life cycle of this beautiful flower. Watch the video below to see how the bulbs make the long journey from Holland to Holland. 

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Have you experienced tulips in 360? On each page, there are several 360 videos like the one below. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you have the best viewing experience.
- When playing the video, click and drag the image to change your view.
- Click the small gear near the bottom right of the video to change your quality to the highest number to get the best image quality.
- If you are on a mobile device, visit youtube.com/cityofholland in the YouTube app for the best experience.

Curious how we plant the tulip bulbs?  Many are planted by hand by our park staff and community volunteers. At Windmill Island approximately 55,000 tulip bulbs are planted in the field near the DeZwaan Windmill in just a few hours; check out how it's done in the video below!

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