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Bloemencorso Lichtenvoorde (Flower Parade)

September 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Every second sunday in September the Dutch city of Lichtenvoorde flaunts impressing parade floats decorated with four million Dahlia’s. Every year -since 1929- approximately thousand volunteers participate in this impressive spectacle. The Flower parade Lichtenvoorde is on the Dutch National Inventory list for immaterial cultural heritage.

Route Flower Parade Lichtenvoorde

map lichtenvoorde flower parade The length of the route of the Flower parade is 2.5 km. On the above map, the route of the parade is highlighted in green. You will also find an overview of the stands (stands A-De Klinke & B-Antoniushove are at Varsseveldseweg; stand C-Richterslaan is at Richterslaan). The parade starts at 14:00 and goes by the following streets: • Gert Reindersstraat (exhibition grounds) • Varsseveldseweg (stands A &  B) • Esstraat • Richterslaan (stand C) • Lievelderweg • Aaltenseweg • De Rode van Heeckerenstraat • Bronckhorststraat • Hendrik Leemreizestraat (exhibition grounds)

Tickets Flower Parade Lichtenvoorde

To enjoy the Flower Parade Lichtenvoorde you will have to buy a ticket. Entrance tickets (standing places) are available in presale (untill Tuesday September 4th  2018) via this website. Up to Saturday September 8th you can also buy tickets at the Tourist Office Lichtenvoorde (address: Markt 11a) On Sunday September 9th 2018, you can buy a ticket at one of the checkout points around Lichtenvoorde. Children and young adults up to 16 years are free of charge. Grandstand tickets Grandstand tickets are available in presale (until Tuesday September 4th 2018) via this website. There are grandstand tickets for the five stands on the Varsseveldseweg and the Richterslaan. Grandstand tickets only give you the right for a place on one of the stands, entrance is not included. Until Saturday September 8th you can also buy tickets at the Tourist Office in Lichtenvoorde (address: Markt 11a). On Sunday September 9th grandstand tickets are available – when in stock – at the stands. The seats are not numbered. Upon arrival, you will be allocated a place. The first row of each stand is reserved for disabled people.
  • Entrance ticket € 7,50 per person (including program booklet), Kids up to 16 years free of charge
  • Grandstand ticket € 7,50 per person (wriststrap)
  • Combination ticket entrance and stand € 15,- per person
  • Entrance exhibition area € 2,50 per person, kids up to 16 years free of charge
Entrance exhibition area A ticket for the exhibition area costs € 2.50 per person and is valid on the day of issue. Entrance is free for children and young adults up to 16 years. Tickets are only available at the box office at the exhibition area. Opening hours exhibition area Sunday 9th September, from 16:30 pm – 23.00 pm. Monday 10th September, from 12:00 pm – 22:00 pm.

Parking at Flower Parade Lichtenvoorde

In the immediate vicinity of the Flower parade, several parking spaces are furnished. The parking fee is € 2,50 Disabled: On presentation of a disabled parking ticket you can pass the checkout with your car. You then only pay entrance. Parking places for disabled persons are located at: Secondary School Marianum (nearby the Wentholtpark) Navigation: Rode van Heeckerenstraat 1 Ludgerhof (former church) Navigation: Ludgerhof 2  


September 9, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Lichtenvoorde Centrum
Gert Reindersstraat
Lichtenvoorde, Netherlands
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