This flagship festival showcases the Capital’s official flower as a symbol of international friendship and millions of tulips! This year’s special 65th anniversary program offers activities at four official sites as well as breathtaking Tulipmania Fireworks set to music, guided tours, vintage military displays paying tribute to our veterans, and the WWII liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian troops; and restaurant and hotel special offers. Explore four distinct experiences at venues cross the City:
Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery – Friendship, Floral and Art Tulip Experience featuring floral exhibits and installations from artists across Canada, the Tulip Café in Aberdeen, interactive family programming, arts and crafts.
Commissioners Park – Garden Tulip Experience with show-stopping, mass-planted tulip beds.
ByWard Tulip Park(ing) – Urban Tulip Experience bringing tulips to the downtown market.
Tulips on the Garden Promenade – City Tulip Tour Experience that showcases the best of Ottawa’s public gardens.
Learn more about the Canadian Tulip Festival with this video from CPAC