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Openings Weekend Keukenhof Gardens 2023

March 23 @ 8:00 am March 26 @ 7:30 pm

openings weekend Keukenhof
openings weekend Keukenhof

Keukenhof Tulip Garden is opening on 23 March 2023 and will be open until 14 May 2023. During the opening the park will be the best place to admire the beautiful flowers of Holland. During the first opening weekend of Keukenhof 2023 it’s time to celebrate the start of spring. Enjoy all the flowers in the indoor and outdoor gardens. On Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 March, there will also be Dutch mop bands to add extra festivity to spring

Flowering on opening weekend

Keukenhof Gardens is the place to admire flowers in the Netherlands from the first day of opening. Although most tulip fields are not yet in full bloom at the end of March, the first flower fields can be admired. Depending on the weather, the early tulips will also bloom. In the flower park it is mainly the early bloomers who are in bloom. Those are crocuses, daffodils and the early tulips. Please note that the flowering of the spring flowers depends on the weather conditions. Follow our flower forecasts to stay informed about the flowering of the flowers.

Indoor flower shows

In addition to the beautiful flower gardens, Keukenhof also has a number of indoor flower shows. During the opening weekend, the following flower shows can be visited:

Type of flowersLocation at Keukenhof
Tulip and Hyacinth showOranje Nassau Pavilion
Potted Bulb show (With a huge tulip show)Willem-Alexander Pavilion
Anthurium & Orchid showBeatrix Pavilion

Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2023

When booking your Keukenhof Gardens tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park. In 2023, Keukenhof will work with a maximum number of tickets per day and arrival time. So book your tickets in time! If your day and time slot are not available, this means that the tickets are sold out. Still want to visit Keukenhof? Take a look at the combi tickets with the Keukenhof bus or Keukenhof tours from Amsterdam because there are more days and times available.

Keukenhof ticketPrice
Adult (18+)€ 19.50Buy tickets
Kids (4-17)€ 9.00Buy tickets
Kids (0-3)FreeBuy tickets
Day ticket parking€ 6.00Buy tickets
Keukenhof cruise along the tulips€ 10.00Buy tickets
Park guide book€ 5.00Buy tickets
Tulip Festival Card
(Keukenhof + transport from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport & Haarlem)
€ 51.00Buy tickets

Hotel during opening weekend

The first weekend of Keukenhof is usually quieter than the month of April. This allows you to enjoy the many flowers in the park in a more relaxed way. Another advantage of March is that hotels are often (much) cheaper than in April. Take a look below for the current availability and prices of hotels near Keukenhof.

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March 23 @ 8:00 am
March 26 @ 7:30 pm
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Stationsweg 166A
Lisse, Zuid Holland 2161AM Netherlands
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