HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) - Maranda will be the Grand Marshal for the Kinderparade during Holland's Tulip Time on May 6.
Former mayor Al McGeehan will lead the Volksparade the day before, and Miss Michigan 2009 Nicole Blaszczyk is the Grand Marshal for the Meijer Muziekparade on May 8.
Maranda, the host of Where You Live on WOOD TV8, WOTV4 and WXSP, leads the parade of more than 7,000 area school children dressed in Dutch costumes. The parade will last about 90 minutes and begins at 2 p.m.
The traditional Volksparade features street scrubbing by children of all ages, including McGeehan. It begins at 1:15 p.m.
The grand finale is the Meijer Muziekparade on May 8 at 2 p.m. Local and national marching bands, balloons, Dutch dancers and more pack a two-mile route that lasts about two hours.
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