Tulip Time Quilt Show – Call for Community Artists

Tulip Time Festival ( is announcing a call for community artists to participate in the 2020 Quilt Show. The Quilt Show is a unique display of beautiful, hand-made bed and wall quilts created by area quilters. The show takes place at the Holland Area Arts Council where all of the quilts are expertly displayed in the Padnos and Armstrong galleries. Visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorites as part of the Viewers’ Choice competition. Cash prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place and are announced on Saturday, May 9th.

Quilters interested in submitting quilts can do so through Wednesday, March 18th. Entry forms are available at the Tulip Time office or can be downloaded at

The Tulip Time Quilt Show is now part of the Visual Arts Series, presented by Alpenrose Restaurant. In addition to the Quilt Show, the series includes the Festival Artwork Exhibit, the Klompen Garden winning art, and our newest addition – the Dutch Dance Exhibit. All are located at the Holland Area Arts Council. The hours will be Sat., May 2nd, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sun., May 3rd, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm; Mon., May 4th through Fri., May 8th, 10:00 am-8:00 pm; Sat., May 9th, 10:00 am-1:00 pm; and Sun., May 10th, 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. Admission is $10 per person and can be purchased online at, via phone at 616-396-4221, at the Tulip Time Office located at 42 W. 8th Street, or at the door.

Where to find more information –

The 2020 Tulip Time Festival Preview is now available online at This Preview contains highlights of all shows and events. The full Festival Guide will be available in March. Join our mailing list at

Experience Tulip Time at the 91st Festival, May 2 – 10, 2020. Detailed program and event information for Tulip Time Festival 2020 is now available on