Check out the best flower events during Tulip Festival in Holland. Visit Keukenhof Gardens, the Dutch Flower Parade, the activities at flower farms and the best sightseeing tours along the tulip fields.
National Tulip Day in the centre of Amsterdam
January 20, 2024 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
At the end of the Winter Festival Amsterdam, it is time to start the tulip season. This is celebrated every year with the National Tulip Day. During this day you can pick a bunch of tulips for free on the Museum Square (new location) in the centre of Amsterdam.
It’s the third Saturday in January: National Tulip Day
If you are in Amsterdam on the third Saturday in January you are very lucky. Normally there are no blooming tulips to enjoy in January but on the third Saturday of January it’s National Tulip Day in Amsterdam! With this unique event the Dutch are celebrating the start of the tulip season. From that day the tulip flowers will be promoted at the flower shops.
Visitors are allowed to pick tulips for free in a specially designed tulip pick-up garden. There will be around 200.000 tulips in the free pick-up garden.
Photo’s with tulips in January
The pick-up garden is perfect to collect some beautiful tulips for you hotelroom but you also can take great pictures with blooming tulips.
Tulip Day in figures
- In 2024 its the 12th year that National Tulip Day will be held
- In 2023 there where 18.000 visitors enjoying and picking the blooming tulips
- More than 100 nationalities did visit the pick-up garden in 2023
- 30 national and international tv and radio stations talked about Tulip Day in 2023
Tulips in January?
The tulips that you can pick-up at the tulip garden are grown indoors. In big greenhouses farmers are growing tulips from November / December. The tulip fields near Amsterdam only start to bloom at the end of March. Please follow our flower forecasts.
Hotels in Amsterdam
Do you want to stay in the centre of Amsterdam during Tulip Day. Please check the availability of hotels.
Video of Tulip Day Amsterdam in 2023
Are you planning to visit the best (flower) activities in Holland? Make sure to check out the most populair activities:
- Everything you want to know about Keukenhof Gardens
- Check out our information about the Flower Parade in Holland
- Our top sightseeing tours for exploring the flower fields
- Buy Keukenhof quality tulip bulbs online and create your own tulip garden
- Check out our hotel tips for visiting Keukenhof and the tulip fields
- Stay informed about the blooming of the flowers in Holland with our free Flower Forecast
- Want to experience the real thing? Visit a tulip farm in Holland
- See the best flower events during your visit to Holland? Check it out in our events calendar
- Our tips for the most populair tours in Amsterdam during your stay in Holland
- Get the most out of your visit with our tips for visiting Amsterdam
- Read more about the Tulip Festival Card