Arts & Culture


orange city arts council

Orange City has a thriving arts sector. Not only are there regular performances from Northwestern College’s Music and Theatre departments, Orange City Arts brings world class artists and performers right here to our doorstep.

Each summer, enjoy free performances every Wednesday evening from June-August in downtown’s Windmill Square. Or register for an art class, anytime — Orange City Arts provides an eclectic mix of art classes and workshops for all ages. Or tour occasional art exhibits, featuring professional and semi-professional artists from a 350-mile radius. During the school year, become a season ticket holder and attend nationally and internationally acclaimed performances in dance, music, and theatre.

You can join the locals and pick up your trumpet or drumsticks and be a part of the Orange City Area Community Band! Whatever your talent is, Orange City has a place for you.

Orange City Arts: Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People Through Art.

Check out this summer’s lineup with a visit to for more info. visit our facebook page for upcoming events


northwestern college performing arts

Orange City is home to one of the best small college theatre programs in the country. The students and professors regularly win acting, directing and stagecraft awards for productions of classic, contemporary and original plays. The Northwestern College Theatre season includes three to four faculty-directed shows and an annual Children’s Theatre production as well as a World Premiere Festival of student-scripted plays and RUSH dance exhibition.

For more information about Northwestern College’s theatre department contact Becky Donahue at 712-707-7000 or Visit





tulip festival night show

Each year a musical production is chosen and performed during Orange City’s annual Tulip Festival. The show performs four times during the festival—Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights—to the delight of visitors and community members alike. The annual production produced, directed, cast, and supported by volunteers.

For more information on tickets visit or call 712-707-4510.