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Holland Happening Parade & Festival – CANCELLED
April 23, 2020 - April 26, 2020Free
For more than 50 years Oak Harbor has celebrated Holland Happening! The "Holland Happening Parade & Festival" features the traditional Saturday parade along with a carnival, food vendors, and more all along our beautiful downtown waterfront.
Be sure to buy your carnival tickets at the Oak Harbor Chamber!
Walking among the vendors on Pioneer Way at Holland Happening.
Holland Happening celebrates the many cultures that have come together in Oak Harbor. The festival began as an American version of "King's Day" in the Netherlands, and marked the region's Dutch heritage. But now the festival has added booths, food, and exhibitions to highlight the multi-cultural nature of Whidbey Island's largest city.
Pioneer Way is closed Saturday and Sunday to make room for the music, food, and a beer garden in the historic downtown area. Restaurants and other downtown merchants are there to welcome visitors with Oak Harbor-style warmth. Local and regional artisans offer finely crafted wares.
All together, it makes for a spring celebration even if spring-like weather doesn’t always show up.
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