April 1-30, 2016
Bloom Dates According to Mother Nature

Press Releases

2017 Tulip Festival Poster Artist Trish Harding

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Bellingham artist Trish Harding’s poster art captures her love of the vista Skagit Valley offers each spring when the tulips turn the valley into a sea of saturated color. Fans will get their first peek at the poster unveiling at Skagit Valley Gardens in November.   [more]

Year End Sponsor Report for 2016 Festival Now Available

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Learn about how the 2016 Festival went -- some facts and figures, some pretty pictures, and a good outline of the festival year. Top Level sponsors receive this report, along with inserts showing printed material for various events and activities.   [more]

Sample Itinerary for Tour Groups/Individuals

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A brief summary of some of the MANY options available during the festival. In addition to this itinerary, we suggest you look at our brochure and incorporate some of the special events and activities. The festival truly has something for everyone.   [more]


Our News Articles

2017 Official Tulip Festival Poster on sale—48 hours only!

Get your signed 2017 official posters while they last! Special pricing for 48 Hours. Other merchandise also on sale! Check out the items under shop.   [more]

2016 Tulip Festival Poster by Sandy Haight wins Gold at IFEA Pinnacle Award Ceremony

Our 2016 Festival poster was named the top Commemorative Poster in the Haas and Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards ceremony at the annual International Festivals and Events Association convention in Tucson, AZ. Our artbook received a Silver Award as well.   [more]

2016 Official Merchandise and Products very popular with Tulip Fans

The official wines, poster, shirts, cider, coffee and chocolate sporting the 2016 poster image were a hit with visitors -- the wines sold out (more red was bottled) as did the chocolate bars and magnet pads.   [more]


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