Tulip festival Ottawa

Tulip festival Ottawa

Welcome to the breathtaking Tulip Festival Ottawa, a vibrant celebration of spring held annually at the beginning of May in the charming city of Ottawa, Canada. As one of the largest tulip festivals in the world, this beloved event transforms the city and its parks into a kaleidoscope of color, with three million spring flower bulbs blooming in all their glory.

Each year, over 600,000 visitors flock to Ottawa to marvel at the stunning displays of tulips and immerse themselves in the festivities. From bold reds and vibrant oranges to soft pinks and delicate whites, the tulips paint the landscape with their vibrant hues, creating a picturesque backdrop for visitors to enjoy.

But the Tulip Festival Ottawa is more than just a feast for the eyes; it’s a celebration of culture, music, and international cuisine. Throughout the festival, visitors can enjoy a diverse lineup of music performances, featuring local and international artists, as well as speakers and exhibits highlighting the rich history and heritage of the tulip.

In addition to the tulip displays and entertainment, the festival offers a tantalizing array of international cuisine, allowing visitors to sample flavors from around the world. From traditional Dutch delicacies to exotic dishes from distant lands, there’s something to satisfy every palate at the Tulip Festival Ottawa.

As you wander through the picturesque parks and gardens, take a moment to soak in the sights, sounds, and scents of springtime in full bloom. Whether you’re a nature lover, a music aficionado, or simply looking for a day of outdoor adventure, the Tulip Festival Ottawa promises an unforgettable experience that celebrates the beauty of spring and the spirit of community.

Opening time: May

During the Second World War the Dutch royal family took refuge in Canada. At the end of the war the royal family donated many tulip bulbs to Canada for their role in the Liberation of the Netherlands.

You can find more information on this website.  Have a look at other tulip festivals around the world.

Have a look at our youtube channel for a video impression of the tulip festivals around the world.

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