Each festival sponsor receives a signed, framed and numbered poster to hang proudly in their business. Volunteers and staff will start delivery on Nov. 15 and continue until everyone has their poster!
A packed crowd of tulip fans watched as the curtain was lifted on the newest festival poster earlier this evening at Skagit Valley Gardens. Also unveiled were shirts, magnets, mugs, caps and official products for the festival.
Tulip growers Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde/Washington Bulb Co. help the festival each year, supplying bulbs and cut flowers for our operations.
Northwest Meetings and Events magazine's editor Teresa Kenney picked our festival as Washington's best festival in 2017, noting "this is one of those events I never tire of attending."
The World Tulip Society gave the award at its recent summit in Ottawa, attended by representatives from tulip festivals, growers, gardens and businesses.
Wonder how we get tulips in the store, but there are none growing outdoors? RoozenGaarde uses greenhouses and cold storage.
Seattle area artist Melissa Jander's poster art embodies the Tulip Festival; her bright and bold style captures the arrival of spring that the festival celebrates each year.
We thought it would be fun to share a few facts straight from the grower
Savanah Garcia and Ethan Petrick were named ambassadors from a field of 50+ Skagit County 4th and 5th graders.
The festival was very excited to have our congressional representative come and visit the festival.
National Geographic is featuring the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival as perfect for families to visit in the spring.
93-year-old Betty Coe, a resident at Bay Vista Commons in Bremerton, WA shared this poem she wrote. Enjoy!
When it’s time to escape the everyday grind for a spell, start by seeking out these family-friendly attractions taken straight from the pages of fairy tales. Ours is April 1-30!
Our own Marinus Rouw is the Zambelli Fireworks International Festival & Events Association Volunteer of the Year, recognized recently at the annual conference in Tucson!
It's a call we get often..."may we bring our dog to the fields?" Sorry, the answer is please don't!
AT the recent World Tulip Summit in Istanbul, Tulip Town's Jeanette DeGoede was honored by the Order of the Tulip, one of 16 original honorees!