During the year there are many different flower events in Holland. From the events at Keukenhof Gardens, the flower parade, the activities at flower farms to helicopter flights above the flower fields. You can find it in our calendar.
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National Tulip Day in the centre of Amsterdam
January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
It’s the third Saturday in January: National Tulip Day
Hooray, it is the third Saturday in January! What are we celebrating? The start of the tulip season!
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.
Theme Picking Garden 2018
In 2018 the theme will be Romance. It’s the same theme as Flower Garden Keukenhof in 2018. Theme is a perfect fit for the beautiful Tulip flowers.
Tulip Day in figures
- In 2018 its the 7th year that National Tulip Day will be held
- In 2017 there where 17.000 visitors enjoying and picking the blooming tulips
- More than 100 nationalities did visit the pick-up garden in 2017
- 30 national and international tv and radio stations talked about Tulip Day in 2017
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.
Video of this great event in 2017
Are you planning to visit the best (flower) activities in Holland? Make sure to check out our most populair articles:
- Everything you want to know about Keukenhof Gardens
- Check out our information about the Flower Parades in Holland
- Visit the Flower Fields in Holland with our tips
- Stay informed about the growing of the flower in Holland with our Flower Reports
- Want to experience the real thing? Visit the best Flower Farms in Holland
- Our tips for the most populair tours from Amsterdam during your stay in Holland
- Get the most out of your visit with our tips for visiting Amsterdam
- The Countryside of Holland: all about Dutch cheese, clogs and windmills
- Is there something special in Holland? Check it out in our events calendar