The Mayor and Holland City Council donned their white gloves and looked over the parade route. The town crier declared that the streets needed scrubbing and the 2019 Volksparade began Wednesday. 

The Tulip Time Volksparade started shortly after 2:00 p.m. You can watch a recorded feed of the crowd below. 

Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for ABC and 'Good Morning America' was back home in West Michigan to lead the Tulip Time parade.

This is the event's 90th year in Holland. There is a long list of things to do all week, be sure to check the festival out. 

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