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Colors of Holland

May 7, 2021
SOLD OUT, Waitlist  - See millions of tulips in bloom at the Tulip Time Festival held each spring in Holland, Michigan.

The Original Michigan Lavender Festival

June 4, 2021
This is the largest lavender festival in the area and showcases Michigan's top lavender farms, growers and producers along with more than 100 artists & makers at the show.

Beyond Van Gogh – An Immersive Experience

July 9, 2021
SOLD OUT, Waitlist -In an imaginative and immersive presentation crafted for our unique times by world renowned audiovisual designers, Beyond Van Gogh uses cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh.

Iowa with the Stars

July 28, 2021 - August 2, 2021
FOR 9 DAYS EVERY SUMMER, IOWA SKIES COME ALIVE as 100+ hot air balloons paint the town with brilliant colors and charming special shapes. Don’t miss a moment of the excitement as skilled pilots compete for points and prizes every morning and every evening while dazzling guests below.  A charming community for visitors of all ages, Indianola is both vibrant and tranquil.

West Side Story

August 29, 2021
Enjoy this old film at the Historic Redford Theatre with an appearance from George Shakiris (Bernardo in the film)!

Amish Quilt Auction

September 3, 2021
The Yoders and their friends hold a large auction and craft show each spring. Large quilts are auctioned on Saturday. Imagine farm field transformed with rows of crafters, antiques and flea marketers hundreds of vendors in all!

Historic Indian Village Home & Garden Tour

September 11, 2021
Come join us on this excursion to Indian Village where you will have the opportunity to visit inside 4-5 homes open to the public today. In the area of Indian Village, our guide will take you through the Streets of Detroit telling you who lives here and who lived there.

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights

October 4, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Each year, during the winter months, travelers journey to Iceland and venture out into the dark to see the magical but elusive Northern Lights.  This natural phenomenon is the product of collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere; the results are spectacular. It is known that the best time to witness the lights in Iceland is from late September to mid-April, when the nights are the longest.  The light show is truly dazzling and worth the pursuit.

Mums at Meijer Gardens

October 14, 2021
This is a celebration of the chrysanthemum and fall plantings at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Central to the exhibition in the extensive chrysanthemum display showcasing thousands of flowering plants in both interior and exterior locations-the largest of its kind in Michigan.