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.)
|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.)
Craft show applications www.pellabusinesswomen.com
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)
|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.
|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)|
|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.|