Tulip Time 2020 may have been canceled due to Covid-19, but the City of Holland and Tulip Time organizers are moving forward with planning for next year.

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They are seeking volunteers to help plant 75,000 bulbs that will bloom at Tulip Time 2021 at two upcoming events at Window on the Waterfront, Wood TV 8 reports.

  • Oct. 9, 2020 - Corporate Planting Day 10 a.m. to 12p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    Workplaces are encouraged to bring a team to help plant during either shift. In case of rain, event will be rescheduled for Oct. 16, 2020.
  • Oct. 10, 2020 - Community Planting Day 8a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 12p.m.
    The public is invited to help plant bulbs during either shift. In case of rain, event will be rescheduled for Oct. 17, 2020.

Tulip Time's Executive Director, Gwen Auwerda said in a statement.

“This is a great way to get involved with the Festival. And, in the spring, you’ll have bragging rights and can show off the tulips you planted to your friends and family!”

For both events, bulbs and tools will be provided, along with coffee, cider, doughnuts and water. Tulip Time says that safety guidelines will be followed, with family groups planting together.  Equipment will be sanitized between users.  Volunteers are asked to please wear a mask, bring gloves, and wear boots.

You can find more information on volunteering here.