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Getting Around at Tulip Time


Click here to find a list of options in and around Pella. Rooms fill up quickly, so call early!


Street Closings

Streets around the town square and in the parade staging areas are closed to vehicle traffic during the festival. Most events and activities at our Tulip Time Festival are within walking distance of a four-block radius of the town square. Walking is part of the festival. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes!



Limited parking is available downtown or within walking distance. These spots tend to fill up early in the morning. Thank you for abiding by all "no parking" signs!

Parking lots with shuttles to downtown Pella are available for $10 per vehicle, CASH ONLY. Shuttles run frequently and are included in the price of parking. Check back later for details.

Several churches in Pella are also available for parking on a first come, first-served basis. Check back for details.


Limited handicap parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Pella Public Library parking lot with access from Liberty Street.


Golf cart shuttles are available to transport visitors along a route from the Scholte Church to the Dutch Market from 10am-2pm and 4pm-8pm. Single rides ($2) and day-long passes ($5) may be purchased directly from shuttle cart drivers. Golf carts pick up and drop off passengers at designated sites only.


View the map below and click the red icons to find paid parking lot locations (detailed above) and a few of the main Tulip Time sites and attractions.

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