Some Days You'll Find Something Extra at Dutch Village.

  • Dutch Village hosting another Kid's Day Dutch Village celebrates grandparents for Oma and Opa weekend.
  • Kid's Day is one of mot popular special days at Nelis Dutch Village
  • Dutch Village hosts the best Pirate Fest in Western Michigan
  • "It is great to see how the village has grown over the years and to see improvements made. It's great for the entire family!"

    - Patricia from Elyria, OH
  • 61 Years of Family Fun

    Tulips and Dutch dancing in Holland Michigan for 60 yearsIn 2018, Nelis' Dutch Village celebrated our 60th Anniversay with special events through the spring, summer, and fall. Our guests had so much fun at these special events, we've decided to host multiple events throughout 2019.

    The birthday stork at Dutch Village in Western MichiganIt all begins with our opening preview Saturdays on April 13 & 20. Tulip Time from May 4 through May 12 is also a special week at Dutch Village. But, that's only the beginning. We're bringing back some of your favorite events from last year and adding all new events throughout the season.

    Scheduled Special Events at Dutch Village


    April


    Preview Days

    Saturday April 13 & 20
    See what's new at the park for 2019.


    Community Day

    Saturday April 27
    Join us for our annual food drive benefiting Heights of Hope. Bring your non-perishable food items to help fight hunger in Western Michigan.


    May


    Tulip Time®

    Saturday May 4 to Sunday May 12
    A Holland-wide celebration of tulips. Find out more about the event on our Tulip Time page.


    June


    Knights of the Realm

    Saturday and Sunday, June 8 & 9
    We're turning Dutch Village back in time to the Rennaissance, with a knights tournament, axe throwing, and turkey legs.


    Kids Day

    Saturday June 22
    Once again we'll have extra activities for yours kids on our 21st Annual Kids Day celebration. You'll enjoy a Bounce House, Face-Painting, Cotton Candy, Crafts, Games and more. We'll be collecting school supplies for deserving kids around Holland and Western Michigan.


    Pillage the Village - a Pirate Fest

    Saturday June 29
    Arrr! It's another pirate festival at Dutch Village. You'll enjoy performances, crafts and games with Holland Community Theatre and, of course, lots and lots of pirates. Dress up and join the fun.


    July


    50's Night

    Wednesday July 10
    Bobby sox, doo wop, and classic cars from the Vintage Car Club of Holland.


    August


    Ice Cream Social & Grandpa's 85th Birthday

    Wednesday August 21
    Enjoy some ice cream and help us celebrate courtesy of Huntington Bank.


    September


    Oma & Opa Weekend & Diaper Drive

    Saturday & Sunday, September 7 & 8
    We're celebrating grandparents for a special weekend at Dutch Village. It's also an opportunity for all of us to give the gift of diapers for new families with Nestlings Diaper Bank.


    Superhero Training Camp

    Saturday September 14
    Come dressed as your favorite superhero. You'll learn the tricks and trade of being a hero while benefiting Hope Pkgs who provide bags of supplies for kids entering foster care.


    Grant Me Hope Fundraiser

    Saturday, September 21
    Grant Me Hope is a Holland organization dedicated to helping foster children of all ages and needs find permanent homes. Visit the Village this Saturday to support their Fall Fundraiser.


    First Responders - Hometown Heros

    Saturday September 28
    Celebrate local heroes like firemen, paramedics, and law enforcement at Dutch Village


    September


    Oktoberfest - Chili and Beerfest

    Saturday October 5
    Enjoy a selection of hearty chili and local brews as we raise money together for Holland's Community Action House.

  • Company Picnic

    July 18, 2019

    For 61 years, Dutch Village has been a place to spend your summer.

    If you have been a part of the Nelis Dutch Village family over the years, make plans to join us for a company picnic. Call or email today to give us your contact information.

    And remember, Dutch Village is available for your company picnic, too. Find out more on our Company Outings page: Company Outings