Tulip Garden Keukenhof Events | Flower Shows, Boat Rides & More
What is the Amsterdam Tulip Festival?
Amsterdam tulip season starts at the end of March and continues till the end of May. Every year, during this time, the Amsterdam Tulip Festival is celebrated to mark the arrival of spring. Tulips line the city of Amsterdam, and if you are here, a trip to the Keukenhof Gardens is an absolute must.
In 2023, the Keukenhof Tulip Festival will be held from 23 March to 14 May.Highlights of the Tulip Festival of 2023
Events at the Keukenhof Tulip Gardens: Flower Shows
Anthurium and Orchid Show
Dates: 23 March to 14 May 2023
Location: Beatrix Pavilion
Enjoy a colorful indoor display of orchids and anthuriums.
Chrysanthemums and Calla Show
Dates: 4 May to 9 May 2023
Location: Oranje Nassau pavilion
Every week you will find a different floral display in this flower show that is dedicated to providing Dutch growers a space to show their most beautiful flowers.
Carnation and Summer Flowers Show
Dates: 11 May to 15 May 2023
Location: Oranje Nassau Pavillion
View a colorful display of Carnation and summer flowers in this indoor flower show. Every week there is a different floral display.
Romance at Keukenhof
Dates: 7 May to 8 May 2023
Transport yourself to the past with classical music, dance, and 18th and 19th-century costumes surrounding you.
Keukenhof Tulip Garden Events For Children
Fien and Teun in Keukenhof
Dates: 2 May to 6 May 2023
Meet Fien and Teun, two cheerful farm children from the Adventure Farm Molenwaard. Play some fun games and learn about Dutch country life on the farm in the village of Molenwaard.
Keukenhof Tulip Gardens Activities
Enjoy a 60-minute ride on an electrically-powered whisper boat and take in the beauty of the Dutch landscape. Learn about Keukenhof and the bulb growing area. The ticket prices for boating are:
- Adults (incl. 65+) €9.00
- Children (4 to 11 years old) €4.50
- Children (0 to 3 years old) Free
Explore the beautiful, park and surrounding area by bicycle. You can rent bikes as well as tandem bikes from the car park adjacent to the main entrance. Prices for renting are:
- Bikes: €10 for 3 hours and €15 for a full day.
- Kids’ bikes: €8 for 3 hours and €12 for a full day.
- Tandem: €25 for 3 hours and €30 for a full day.
Frequently Asked Questions About the Keukenhof Tulip Garden Events
As part of the Amsterdam Tulip Festival, Tulip Garden Keukenhof is organizing a series of flower shows, such as the Chrysanthemums and Calla Show from 4 May to 9 May, the Carnation and Summer Flowers Show, from 11 May to 15 May, the Anthurium and Orchid Show till 15 May, and Romance at Keukenhof on 7 and 8 May.
The Amsterdam Tulip Festival is taking place from 23rd March to 14th May 2023. The Amsterdam Flower Parade is set to take place on 22nd April 2023. The Keukenhof Gardens opening times are from 8 AM to 7:30 PM.
While the Amsterdam Tulip Festival is celebrated throughout the city, Keukenhof Gardens are the main spring season attraction in Amsterdam. The Keukenhof Flower Parade 2023 will take place on 22nd April.
There are many tickets and guided tours with transfers from Amsterdam available for the Keukenhof Tulip Festival 2023. You can buy your Keukenhof Tulip Garden tickets online to avail of great deals. Booking tickets online is also much more convenient as you do not have to stand in long lines.
Apart from admiring the wide array of flowers and attending the many flower shows, you must take a ride on a whisper boat and rent a cycle and ride along the surrounding areas of the gardens.