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Tulip Time 2019 Kinderparade Information for Parents of 1st-5th Grade Students

We hope many of our 1st-5th grade students will choose to participate in this year’s Tulip Time Kinderparade, as well as many of the other exciting events that happen in early May here in Holland!

You will be receiving more information, along with your school’s Kinderparade “Student Participation” approval form, AFTER Spring Break, but here are some key dates that may be helpful for your planning:

  • Wednesday, May 8th - Half day of school for Grades TK-12
  • Thursday, May 9th - Half day of school for Grades TK-12 -
    • (However, if the parade is cancelled on this day, we will have a full day of school) 
    • Kinderparade - 1st-5th grade marchers and band members 
    • Friday, May 11 is the make-up date, if parade is cancelled due to the weather
  • Friday, May 11th - Full day of school for Grades TK-12
    • Unless Kinderparade is cancelled on Thursday, May 10, then Friday becomes a half day


Heights, Jefferson, West, HLA        dismiss 11:40am


HMS -      dismiss 10:35am


HHS, HVRT, HEC- dismiss 10:55am



For HPS 1st-5th grade students needing a Dutch costume, here are our dates for the $5 per COSTUME RENTAL times at:

Holland Language Academy 
461 Van Raalte Avenue

  • Friday, May 3 from 4:00-7:00pm
  • Saturday, May 4 from 9:00am-12:00pm

Again, more details will come after Spring Break.