City of Zeeland Community Events
The Plaiderday Chili Crawl
When: Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM
Where: Downtown Zeeland
Annual Used Book Sale
Come early for the best selection! We have books, magazines, movies and more available for sale. There are hardcovers and paperbacks, like new and gently used. As always, all proceeds will directly support our collections development fund-this means every penny will be spent on materials for the community!
When: March 15, 16 & 17, 2016
Hours: 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Howard Miller Library and Community Center, 14 South Church Street, Zeeland, MI
For more information, please contact the Howard Miller Public Library at 616.772.0874
Day of the Young Child
When: Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Where: CitySide Middle School, Zeeland, MI
Day of the Young Child is a day to celebrate young children and their families. Many activities including: Indoor and Outdoor Activity Booths, Refreshments (available for purchase on-site from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM), The Critter Barn, Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Injury Prevention Program, Dee Jay the Clown Shows (at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM) and FREE Face Painting! All activities will be in, and in front of Cityside Middle School located at 320 East Main Avenue in Zeeland. For more information, please call Amber Ter Haar at 616.748.8754.
Spring Peddlers' Market-An Artfully Curious Faire
When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Downtown Zeeland-Church Street
Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
When: Monday, May 30, 2016, parade begins at 9:00 AM
Where: Parade route starts on Main Avenue at Centennial Street, heading west to State Street, south to Central Avenue and east on Central Avenue to Maple Street. The parade is followed by a ceremony honoring all those who have served and continue to serve our country at the Lincoln Street Cemetery. (In case of rain, the parade only will be cancelled and a Memorial Service will be held in First Christian Reformed Church at approximately 9:30 AM).
Howard Miller Library Grand Re-Opening
When: Thursday, June 9, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Where: Howard Miller Library, 14 South Church Street, Zeeland, MI
You are invited to the Grand Reopening of the newly expanded Howard Miller Library on Thursday, June 9th from 4-6 PM. Brief comments and ribbon cutting at 4:30 PM. Tour the new facility, learn about our library programs, and enjoy some light refreshments.
Zeeland Zoom 5K
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 @ 7pm
Where: In the heart of downtown Zeeland
Come out and enjoy this exciting Tuesday night event in downtown Zeeland! A great event for competitors and families alike! Enjoy running through Zeeland's historic downtown and neighborhoods. Stick around for after race refreshments, awards & entertainment-Feel the Zeel!
When: Friday, June 17, 2016
For more information on this fast-paced cycling event, please visit the website here.
When: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM every Monday night in July and August.
FREE family fun-for more information, please click here.
Soundz of Summer Concert Series at Lawrence Park
Every Tuesday in July! Lawrence Park is located on Lawrence Street between State & Pine, one block south of Central Avenue. (The Bridge Youth Ministry will be grilling and selling concessions each week, usually starting at 6:00 PM.) All concerts begin at 6:30 PM.
Show & Shine Car Show & Cruise
When: July 8 & 9
Zeeland Fire/Rescue Pig Out
Join in on the fun at this annual event that helps raise funds for community and education programs. Pork BBQ dinner-eat in or to go available.
When: Thursday, July 21, 2016
Where: Lawrence Street Park, 100 West Lawrence Avenue, Zeeland, MI
What: Food, Fun & Live Music!
Please check back later for more information!
Downtown Dinner Picnic
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Plein Air Event by Zeeland Artists Collective
When: Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: Vande Luyster Square Park, NW Corner of Church & Central Avenues
When: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Labor Day Truck Parade & Bridge Walk
The Holland/Zeeland Community Labor Day Truck Parade will make its way through downtown Zeeland and Holland on September 7, 2015. The Labor Day Truck Parade began in 2006 and has evolved into a highly anticipated community event. This annual event was created to honor and celebrate the products and employees of the Holland and Zeeland area businesses. This year the parade is at capacity with 67 big rigs all representing local businesses! Click here to see a complete list of parade entries.
New route! The parade will begin as it normally would, in Zeeland on East Main Avenue (near No. Fairview Rd.), head through downtown Zeeland and proceed west via Chicago Drive, south on 112th Avenue and then west on Business 196/Chicago Drive to 8th Street. Once in downtown Holland, due to construction, the parade will move from 8th Street to 7th Street at Lincoln Avenue. The route will continue west down 7th Street to River Avenue then head south on River Avenue back to 8th Street, then west on 8th Street until the parade reaches the Holland Civic Center. The trucks will then park in the Holland Civic Center parking lot where free ice cream and an up close look at the trucks will be available. For a complete parade map, click here.
The Labor Day Bridge Walk at the City of Zeeland's Paw Paw Footbridge will start a few minutes after the conclusion of the truck parade (which begins @ 9:15 AM).
Historic Home Tour
Fall Peddlers Market
When: Saturday, September 17, 2016 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Downtown Zeeland on Main Street
VerHage Motors Car Cruise
When: Friday, September 23, 2016
When: October 7-8, 2016
For more information on this free, family-friendly festival, please click here.
Downtown Trick or Treat
When: Monday, October 31, 2016 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where: Downtown Zeeland
Zeeland's Turkey Trot 8k
When: Thursday, November 24, 2016
Zeeland's Magical Christmas Parade & City Tree Lighting Ceremony
When: Monday, November 28, 2016
Time: Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:15 PM, parade begins at 6:30 PM
Holland Modular Railroad Club Show
Where: Howard Miller Library & Community Center, 14 S. Church Street, Zeeland, MI
This event is free to the public.
Feel the Zeel of Giving Christmas Events
When: December 7-9, 2016