Schedule

Wednesday Early Bird Previews

7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Interactive Exhibit at Pella Community Center
8:00 a.m. Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours (until 4:00 p.m.)
Pella Rolscreen Depot Museum (until 5:00 p.m.)
9:00 a.m. Historical Village Tours (until 4 p.m.)Pella City Tours (until 5 p.m.)
10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Quilt Show
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Scholte House Tours
12:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. Molengracht Market 
6:00 p.m. Kids Fun Run
7:00 p.m. Klompen Classic 5K Walk/Run

Thursday, Friday, Saturday

(Please pickup a map with a current schedule when you arrive from Information Windmill in Central Park.)

Morning

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Fly – In Breakfast Saturday Only
7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Interactive Exhibit at Pella Community Center
8:00 a.m. Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours  (until 4 p.m. Thurs./Fri.; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tulip Time Sat. only)Pella Rolscreen Depot Museum (until 8:00 p.m.)
8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dutch Masters Antique Auto Display
9:00 a.m. Dutch Demos, Memorial Building (1 hr. program) — Demos on Dutch chocolates, Dutch costumes and a guided tulip stroll.
Historical Village / Vermeer Mill Tours (until 6 p.m.) — Demonstrations: Dutch Letter Hourly, 9 a.m.-1 pm., Hindeloopen Painting, Blacksmith Shop, Watermill, Rug Braiding, and more throughout the day.
Scholte House Tours (until 6 p.m.)
Pella Garden Club 51st Annual Flower Show (until 6 pm)
Want to have your own flower show? Order your tulip bulbs today!
Dutch Craft Market (until 7 p.m.) (West Market Park)
Molengracht Market (until 8 p.m.)
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Antique Implement Display (until 7 p.m.)
Pella City Tour
(until 12 p.m.)
Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours
(until 1 p.m.)
Pella VFW/ American Legion Museum (until 1:30 p.m.)
9:30 a.m. Opera House Tour & Organ Demo
10:00 a.m. Dutch Demos, Memorial Building (1 hr. program.) — Demos on Dutch chocolates, Dutch costumes and a guided tulip stroll.
Golf Cart Shuttle (until  2 p.m.)
Quilt Show at Pella Opera House(until 6:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday) ( until 4:00 p.m. Saturday)
10:30 a.m. Tip Toe Through the Tulips- Organ Performance, Pella Opera House (Thursday and Friday only)
11:00 a.m. Inflatable Rides (Fri. & Sat. until 7 p.m.)
de Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) (Saturday until 6 p.m.)
11:30 a.m. Dutch Meal Pella Memorial Builidng, $10 per person, serving buffet style until 1:30 p.m.
Pella High Orchestra Strolling Strings
Opera House Tour & Organ Demo (Thursday and Friday only)

Afternoon

12:00 p.m. Organ Recitals in the Dutch Tradition Second Reformed Church
Fire House Museum (until 2 p.m.)
de Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) (Friday until 8 p.m.)
12:30 p.m. Central College Flying Pans, Pella Opera House (Saturday only)
1:00 p.m. Grandstand Show * The show includes Dutch Cheese Market reenactment, street and stage entertainment, Queen coronation (Thurs.), presentation of royal court (Fri. & Sat.), Dutch Dancers, Street Scrubbers, and the best view of the Volks Parade! Reserved grandstand seating – $5; park area (inside gates) – $4. (1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
Opera House Tour & Organ Demo (Thursday & Friday only)
1:30 p.m. Dutch Coffee Time (until 5:30 p.m.)
2:30 p.m. Volks Parade (2:30 – 4 p.m.) Enjoy our afternoon parade with floats, bands, and many Dutch specialty attractions.
3:30 p.m. de Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) Northeast corner of Central Park. Children of all ages will enjoy games, crafts and activities in Central Park. A small fee is charged for some games. (Thursday only 3:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.)
4:00 p.m. Golf Car Shuttle resumes (until 8 p.m.)
Pella City Tours Resume (until 6 p.m.)
Fire House Museum Tour (until 8 p.m.)
4:30 p.m. Central College Flying Pans, Pella Opera House (Saturday only)
5:00  p.m. Tractor Rodeo West side of square on Broadway Street.
Watch drivers test their skills and abilities on new
and antique tractors at speed accuracy, balancing and precision driving.

Evening

 
6:30 p.m. The Freddy Gazzo Band, Pella Opera House
7:00 p.m. Grandstand Show (7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.) *Also know as Feesthouden, includes nightly entertainment and the following: fun-filled family program, street and stage Entertainment, street scrubbers, Dutch dancers and best view of lighted Volks Parade. General admission grandstand seating: $3 per person.
Feesthouden Program Highlights:
Thursday-Pella Tulip Time welcomes The End, A Tribute to the Beatles. Come see Iowa’s premiere Beatles Tribute band play hits from every generation. After Thursday evening’s parade, The End will be back for an encore performance. Friday-The Sons of Gladys Kravitz specialize in performing the very best music of the last 40 years, with letter-perfect renditions of classic rock from artists ranging from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top – and many great artists in between. Performing during Friday’s Freesthouden show and again after the parade beginning at 9:30pm. Saturday- Newton Church of The Way Praise & Worship Team.
 8:30 p.m. Lighted Volks Parade Parade with lighted floats, bands, and many Dutch specialty attractions.
After the parade The End encore Performance (Thursday)The Sons of Gladys Kravitz Encore Performance (Friday)

Sunday

11:00 a.m. Thanksgiving and Praise Service – 2013 Service Location: Vermeer Global Pavilion, 2110 Vermeer Road.Featured Speaker: Reverend Jill Ver Steeg, Teaching Pastor, Meredith Drive Reformed Church, Des Moines, Iowa.