Pella is beautiful and unique all year long, but at Tulip Time it comes alive with tulips, Dutch attire, food, fun, and more. Thousands of residents wear Dutch attire and celebrate our Dutch heritage. Three days each spring, Pella becomes the Netherlands to Pella residents and visitors alike. Travel back in time with us to a European village full of tulips and excitement.

Explore the tabs under "Pella Tulip Time" to discover exciting events that make this annual festival great. Many of these activities continue year-round. Anytime you visit Pella, there are historical sights, ethnic foods, Dutch architecture, great shops, and friendly people. Visit Pella this year to “Re-discover Iowa’s most colorful tradition.”

Welcome Float
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School Children
Randy and wooden shoes
Cheese Peddlers
Bloemen wagon
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Dutch bicycles (Klyn)
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Red Tulips
Red and Purple Tulips
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Multi color tulips
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Dutch Dancers #2 (Sadler)
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Street Scrubbers (Lance)
Vermeer Mill with people in front (Ostrander)
Big Tulip Float (Blankespoor)
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