This year Zeeland turns 175!! 

All parade entries are encouraged to participate in this anniversary theme! Some festive ways your group can decorate or dress for the occation include: 

  • Wear orange-Zeeland comes from the House of Orange in the Netherlands

  • Wear wooden shoes & Dutch costumes, or dress like early settlers

  • Purchase & wear the limited edition 175th Anniversary T-Shirt (more info coming soon at

  • Zeeland has been known for several prominent industries including, but not limited to, Chick Hatcheries, Churches, Clocks, Mid Century Modern Furniture, Automotive Innovation-pick one of these, or another piece of local significant history, to recreate in your parade entry

  • Make it personal! Showcase any glimpse of your business or group, through the ages-or a current milestone that you wish to celebrate!

  • As always, nothing obscene or violent will be accepted.