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Upcoming Events in Pella Iowa


May

29 - 1 Tulip Time Festival - Celebrate Dutch heritage through daily parades, theatrical performances, tulip beds, crafters, music, food and costumes.

Ph: 641-628-2409 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pellatuliptime.com

17 Annual Grace Fellowship Car Show - Motors for Mission - Come early for a freewill pancake breakfast before the show! Rain or Shine, plus, a Silent Auction. Dash Plaques to the first 50 cars. TROPIES FOR 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

ENTRY FEE $10 Pre-Register or $15 Day of Show (all proceeds of the day go towards mission trips)

Registration 7:00 AM-11:00AM
AWARDS AT 3:00 PM
Judging by show participants at 1:00 PM
Dash Plaques to the first 50 cars

Address: 2497 Old Highway 163 East , Pella, Iowa
Ph: 641-780-4285 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: hill921@gmail.com
Web: pellagrace.org
Fee: $10 pre-entry $15 day of show

June

19 Southern Iowa Mustang Club All Ford Show - Annual All Ford Show. Classes for all years Mustangs and other Fords. Food for sale on grounds. T-shirts available. Goodie bags and drawings for prizes during the day. Ford powered only. Spectators welcome. Saturday from 8 am until 3 pm.

Address: South Overlook Red Rock Dam , Pella, Iowa
Ph: 641-628-2751 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: brianr7@aol.com
Web: soiamustangclub.com
Fee: $ 12 preregister $ 15 day of show spectators free

July

2 Fourth of July Celebration - Parade, music, children's activities, fireworks.

Ph: 641-628-2626 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pella.org

4 Kermis - Dutch summer festival at the Pella Historical Village, featuring Dutch penny carnival games, Dutch food, street organ music, programs and displays.

Ph: 641-628-4311 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pellacvb@pella.org
Web: www.pellahistorical.org

2 - 3 Resurrected Tin/Bologna Nationals - More than 300 street rods, customs, street machines and classic cars on display around the town square. Fantastic food, great giveaways, excellent entertainment, and tons of fun, you won't want to miss it! Car show events are held both Friday and Saturday, downtown Pella and Lake Red Rock.

Ph: 641-780-0221 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pellacvb@pella.org
Web: www.pella.org

November

23 Pella Craft Show - Ph: 888-746-3882 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pella.org

30 - 12 Christmas Walk - Festival of trees in the decorated buildings of the Historical Village. Victorian decorations and trees, Dutch traditions, refreshments. 9 to 4 daily Monday through Saturday.

Ph: 641-628-2409 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.pellatuliptime.com

1 De Kerstdagen - Victorian carolers, retail open houses, refreshments, in downtown Pella.

Ph: 888-746-3882 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pellacvb@pella.org

1 - 12 Country Christmas Light Display - Two-acre drive-through display with more than 55,000 lights, Dutch village, pond with live swans, luminaries.

Ph: 888-746-3882 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pellacvb@pella.org
Web: www.pella.org

20 Sinterklaas Day - Welcome the Dutch Santa with strolling Volks Parade, program and party. Parade at 10:00. At the end of the procession looms a large ship carrying Sinterklaas and his helper Piets. After the Sinterklaas ship sails down the street, Sinterklaas welcomes the cheering crowd and introduces the Tulip Toren program. At the close of the brief program all children joining the parade in their Christmas character costumes receive a bag filled with special prizes near the Tulip Toren.
Breakfast – 10:30
Admission for breakfast and party is $10.00 each person

Ph: 641-628-4311 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: pellacvb@pella.org
Web: www.pellahistorical.org

December

26 - 27 Tour of Homes - Lavishly decorated homes filled with the sights and sounds of Christmas.
Friday, 10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm

Ph: 888-746-3882 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@pellatuliptime.com
Web: www.pellahistorical.orgg
Fee: $15 for both days

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Scholte House

Built by Pella's founder, Dominie Scholte, in 1847. View original furnishings and fine household items from Holland as well as original family furnishings purchased in America. Colorful gardens contain thousands of tulips and other flowers. Dutch Tea, tour and coffee time available by reservation. Pella, IA Historic Homes


The Klokkenspel

Designed and created especially for Pella, the carillon clock has eight, 4-foot mechanical figures and 147

Pella, IA One Of A Kinds


Molengracht (Mill Canal)

Shops, boutiques, restaurant, movie theaters and European-style hotel overlook this canal, which is reminiscent of those found in the Netherlands.

Pella, IA Shoppes

Pella Rolscreen Museum

Former rail passenger depot houses a variety of exhibits about Pella Corporation, formerly known as the Rolscreen Company, manufacturer of premium-quality windows and doors.

Pella, IA Museums

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