Tulip Garden Keukenhof Events | Flower Shows, Boat Rides & More
After being closed for two years, thanks to the pandemic, the Tulip Garden Keukenhof in Amsterdam has opened its gates to the public this year. Every year, Amsterdam conducts the Amsterdam Tulip Festival to mark the arrival of spring and the Kuekenhof Gardens tend to take centerstage during this time.
As part of the festival, several flower events and activities are conducted. Read on to learn about the different events being held during this time so you can plan your visit better.
What is the Amsterdam Tulip Festival?
Book Tickets to Tulip Garden Keukenhof in Amsterdam
Events at Keukenhof Tulip Garden: 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.
Tulip Garden Keukenhof 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.
Activities at Tulip Garden Keukenhof
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 Evenst at Tulip Garden Keukenhof
A. As part of the Amsterdam Tulip Festival, Tulip Garden Keukenhof is organizing a series of flower shows, such as Chrysanthemums and Calla Show from 4 May to 9 May, 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.
A. The Amsterdam Tulip Festival is taking place from 23rd March to 14th May 2023, after almost 3 years of closure. The Amsterdam Flower Parade is set to take place on 22nd April 2023.
A. 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.
A. There are many tickets and guided tours with transfers from Amsterdam available for the Keukenhof Tulip Festival 2023. Book your tickets here.
A. 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.