Governor pays traditional visit to Tulip Time

Gov. Rick Snyder has visited Holland to mark the annual Tulip Time celebration.
AP Wire
May 8, 2013

Snyder addressed about 900 people at the tulip festival's luncheon Wednesday, then put on a traditional Dutch costume to march in a parade.

Snyder said West Michigan is doing well, but people have to stop being shy and brag about its successes.

It's the third year in a row Snyder has visited the festival that celebrates Dutch heritage, draws hundreds of thousands of people and features millions of tulips.

Organizers said the eight-day festival brings in visitors from more than 45 states and 40 countries. It began May 4 and runs through Saturday.

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