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Canadian Tulip Festival: Blooms & History Await!

May 10| 9:00 am - May 20| 5:00 pm EDT

🌷 Join Us at the Canadian Tulip Festival! 🌷

Celebrate the arrival of spring at the world’s largest tulip festival! This beloved annual event promises an enchanting experience for all.

📅 Date: May 10 – 20, 2024. 9 AM–5 PM
📍 Location: Commissioners Park, Ottawa, Canada

Experience the Beauty of Tulips:
Marvel at over 300,000 vibrant tulips in full bloom along the scenic Dows Lake, adjacent to the picturesque Rideau Canal.

Family Fun and More:

  • Tulip Wonderland: Snap photos amidst stunning multicolored tulip displays, day or night.
  • Kids’ Activities: Bring the little ones to enjoy Tulip Town’s fun-filled activities.
  • Shopping Delight: Explore the Tulip Boutique for fresh cut flowers, unique crafts, and art souvenirs.

Engaging Activities for All:

  • Guided Tours: Dive into the fascinating world of tulips with special guided tours (virtual option available).
  • Historical Insights: Learn about the festival’s origins and its ties to Canadian history.
  • Evening Entertainment: Enjoy outdoor movies and a captivating sound and light show on the blacklight boardwalk.

Royal Connections:
Discover the festival’s poignant beginnings rooted in gratitude, as Canada received a yearly gift of tulip bulbs from the Dutch government since 1945, commemorating the country’s role in the liberation of the Netherlands during World War II.

Admission: Access to the festival grounds and select activities is free!

Don’t miss this chance to immerse yourself in the beauty and history of the Canadian Tulip Festival. Join us for an unforgettable celebration of spring! 🌷🎉


May 10| 9:00 am EDT
May 20| 5:00 pm EDT
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Commissioners Park
Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Ottawa, ON K1S 5K7 Canada + Google Map
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