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

Poster Unveiling, brought to you by Heritage Bank, set for Nov. 15 at Skagit Valley Gardens

We will unveil our 2017 official Tulip Festival poster, merchandise, and official products on Nov. 15 at Skagit Valley Gardens in south Mount Vernon   [more]

Tulip Ambassador launches initiative to help the homeless

2015 Key Bank Tulip Ambassador Chloe Cunningham has decided to help the homeless by gathering socks! Her goal is to have 1,000 pairs donated by October 31 so they can be distributed in November and December.   [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]


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