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About Keukenhof Gardens
How will COVID-19 (coronavirus) impact the Keukenhof Gardens in 2021
Keukenhof Gardens may admit a limited number of visitors to the park in 2021. This is why tickets for a specific day and time slot will be sold for the first time. Read more about the COVID-19 impact on Tulip Festival activities in 2021
Is Keukenhof currently open?
No, Keukenhof is only open for 2 months in the spring. In 2021 the flower park will open on Saturday 20 March and the last day of opening will be Sunday 9 May.
When are the Keukenhof Gardens open?
Keukenhof Gardens is only open for 2 months in the spring each year. From late March to early May. In 2021 Keukenhof will open its doors on Saturday March 20 through Sunday May 9.
During the opening period, the tulip park is open every day from 08:00 am to 07:30 pm.
Is Keukenhof Gardens open on Sundays and holidays?
Yes, the flower park is open every day during the opening period from March 20 to May 9. So also on Sundays and holidays.
What is the best time to visit Keukenhof?
Do you want to enjoy the flower park in peace and quiet? Then we advise to visit the park before 11:00 am or after 3:00 pm. It is often much less crowded and you also make the most beautiful photos with a morning or evening sun. Quiet days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
When do the tulips bloom best in Keukenhof?
The flowers in Keukenhof are heavily dependent on the weather. During the planting, crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths and early tulips are planted for flowering at the beginning of the season. Other flowers bloom later in the season, such as the (larger) tulips. The pavilions have intriguing flower shows from the first to the last day of opening. Keep track of flowering with our free Flower Forecasts
How much time takes a visit to the Keukenhof Gardens?
Of course you can enjoy all the beauty for a whole day, but on average, a visit to the flower gardens takes about 2 to 4 hours. We recommend to admire the flower fields in addition to Keukenhof. This often also takes 2 to 4 hours. More about sightseeing the flower fields.
Can i bring my own food and drinks?
Naturally, that’s not a problem. There’s a picnic meadow and various benches throughout the park where you can sit down to eat. However, taking your own food into the restaurants is prohibited.
May i bike in the park?
No, Keukenhof is a truly pedestrian park. You can however rent bikes from the carpark by the main entrance with which to explore the surrounding area. More about renting a bike at Keukenhof.
Are dogs allowed in the park?
Dogs are allowed in Keukenhof as long as they are leashed. Dogs are not allowed in the pavilions or restaurants with exception of guide/helper dogs. Dog faeces bags are free from the ticket collectors.
When is the Flower Parade in 2021?
The 2021 Bloemencorso will take place on Saturday 17 April. Check out our information about the Flower Parade.
Can i walk through the flower fields near Keukenhof?
No, that is not permitted as this land is owned by flower bulb growers. You can however take photographs from the roadside or alongside the fields.
Is Keukenhof Gardens wheelchair friendly?
The gardens offers excellent access for (electric) wheelchairs and has plenty of disabled toilet facilities. The use of a wheelchair is free of charge. Use of electric wheelchairs is allowed but Not available for rent at the gardens.
Please note: A €20 cash deposit is required for a wheelchair. This will be refunded when you return the wheelchair.
Only wheelchairs, Zimmer frames, prams or buggys are allowed at the park. Other modes of transport are not permitted.
Where can i buy tickets for Keukenhof 2021?
In 2021 you will have to buy your tickets online. There is no ticket sale at the entrance of the flower park. If you want to visit on a specific day and time slot we strongly advise you to buy your tickets on time. If you also want transportation to Keukenhof you can buy a combi ticket with a return busticket from different cities nearby the park. When you order online you can show the tickets on your smartphone so you don’t have to print your tickets. Check out all available tickets and tours for visiting Keukenhof
How much does a visit to Keukenhof cost?
Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2021
Keukenhof Gardens will work with a maximum number of visitors per day in 2021. When booking your tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park.
Can i leave Keukenhof and re-enter the park at the same day?
Yes, when you leave Keukenhof for example for sightseeing the tulip fields, you can re-enter the park. You can report this at the entrance gate. You will receive a stamp which give you the options to re-enter the park again during that same day.
Can i get my money back if i are unable to come to Keukenhof?
Unfortunately, Keukenhof do not have a cancellation policy. Tickets will therefore not be refunded.
Can my Keukenhof ticket be scanned from my smartphone?
Yes, entrance tickets can simply be scanned from your mobile phone. You do not have to print your tickets.
How long is my Keukenhof ticket valid?
Keukenhof tickets are normally valid on a day of your choice during the opening season. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), tickets for the 2021 season may have to be purchased by date and you have therefore reserved a day.
Can i charge my electric car and bike at the park?
Yes. Charging stations for electric cars are available in the car park outside the main entrance. You can ask the traffic steward were they are when you drive onto the site. The charging stations for electric bikes can be found both at the Hoofdingang [main entrance] and Ingang Extra [side entrance].
Where can i park my bike at Keukenhof?
There are bike parking facilities at both entrances to the park. You can park your bike there for free.
Can I store my luggage somewhere at Keukenhof?
The flower park is close to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and many visitors come directly from the airport or go there after visiting the gardens. You can leave your luggage at the luggage depot while you explore Keukenhof. Smaller items of luggage can be stored in lockers (€2 coin required). Larger items can be handed in to the secure depot.
Can I rent a wheelchair at the gardens?
There are wheelchairs available for rent at € 5,00 a day at the gardens. You can reserve a wheelchair up to the day before your visit at 17:00 at the latest. There are a limited number of wheelchairs available and therefore recommend that you reserve one a.s.a.p.
Can i rent a bike at Keukenhof?
You can rent bikes to explore the surrounding area with from the carpark next to the main entrance. More info on Bike Rental Keukenhof
Does Keukenhof has any restaurants?
There are a number of food outlets in the park. The various restaurants all have their own theme. For instance, you can eat poffertjes [tiny Dutch pancakes], there’s an Italian and an Asian restaurant. Across the park you will also encounter a number of mobile food outlets that offer, for example, strawberries, herring or hotdogs.
Can we spend the night in the carpark in our camper van?
A camper van can stay on the carpark for € 6,- but it is not possible to stay overnight because the carpark is closed at 19:30 every day.
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
- 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
- Visit the unique flower experience center all year round
- This flower attractions are open all year
- 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