Wednesday Early Bird Previews
|7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.||Interactive Exhibit at Pella Community Center
|8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.||Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours|
|9:00 a.m.||Historical Village Tours (until 5 p.m.) Pella City Tours (until 6 p.m.)
|11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.||Scholte House Tours|
|12:00 p.m.||Quilt Show (12 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Molengracht Market (12 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
|5:45 p.m.||Kevin King & the Iowa Rock ‘N Roll Stars concert on the Tulip Toren|
|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 (8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Thurs./Fri.; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tulip Time Sat. only)|
|8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.||Dutch Masters Antique Auto Display (8:30 a.m.- 7:30 p.m.)|
|9:00 a.m.||Dutch Demos, Memorial Building (9 a.m. – 10 a.m.) — Demos on Dutch chocolates, Dutch costumes and a guided tulip stroll.
Historical Village / Vermeer Mill Tours (9 a.m. – 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 (9 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Pella Garden Club 51st Annual Flower Show (9 am- 6 pm)
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Dutch Craft Market (9 a.m. – 7 p.m.) (West Market Park)
Molengracht Market (9 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
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Antique Implement Display (9 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
Quilt Show (9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday) (9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday)
Pella City Tour (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
Vermeer Corporation Museum Tours (9 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
|9:30 a.m.||Opera House Tours|
|10:00 a.m.||Dutch Demos, Memorial Building (10 a.m. – 11 a.m.) — Demos on Dutch chocolates, Dutch costumes and a guided tulip stroll.
de Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) (Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Golf Cart Shuttle (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Opera House Tours
|10:30 a.m.||Duchesses perform - Central Park
Opera House Tours
|11:00 a.m.||Inflatable Rides (Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
The Sound of Music (Friday Only — Pella Opera House — No Charge)
|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 (11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oklahoma (Thursday Only — Pella Opera House — No Charge)
|12:00 p.m.||Organ Recitals in the Dutch Tradition Second Reformed Church
Dutchesses – Franklin & Broadway Street
Old Fire Station Tour (12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)
de Kinderhoek (Kids Corner) (Friday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
|12:30 p.m.||The Dominie’s Wife (Saturday)|
|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.)|
|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 (4 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
Pella City Tours Resume (4 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
Old Fire Station Tour (4 p.m. – 8 p.m.)
|4:30 p.m.||The Dominie’s Wife (Thursday and Friday)
Central College Flying Pans (Saturday Only, Pella Opera House)
|5:00 p.m.||Tractor Rodeo West side of square on Main Street. Watch drivers test their skills and abilities on new and antique tractors at speed accuracy, balancing and precision driving.|
|6:00 p.m.||Dutchesses Perform – Vermeer Mill|
|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- Gospel Showcase – Area gospel groups Shepherd’s Staff, Heaven’s Harmony, and Living Water will share their talents performing all of your gospel favorites. Friday- Jason Brown – Country recording artist Jason Brown, a Pella native, returns to the Tulip Time stage. Brown, with his pure vocals, has performed with country’s leading and rising artists including Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Sugarland, Josh Turner and Blake Shelton.Jason returns to the stage after the parade for a 45 minute encore performance.Saturday- Freestyle – is an energetic quintet of talented professional musicians from the Des Moines area. Each member’s experience contributes to the group’s broad musical background performing in dance and night club groups, cabaret jazz, show bands.
|8:30 p.m.||Lighted Volks Parade Parade with lighted floats, bands, and many Dutch specialty attractions. (Thursday and Friday until 9:30) (Saturday until 9:45)|
|9:30 p.m. – 10:15 p.m.||Jason Brown Encore Performance (Friday Only)|
|11:00 a.m.||Thanksgiving and Praise Service – 2013 Service Location: Vermeer Global Pavilion, 2110 Vermeer Road.
Featured Speaker: Reverend Rafer Owens,