Visit the world-famous flower parade in Holland and enjoy the many colors of spring. The parade is a Dutch tradition that many volunteers work for throughout the year. In 2022 the parade will run on Saturday 23 April.
- Keukenhof Flower Parade on April 23, 2022
- Tulip, hyacinth & daffodil Parade
- When will the Flower Parade take place?
- Viewing the parade from a grandstand
- Helicopter view on the Flower Parade
- Hotels near the flower parade
- Combine Flower Parade with Keukenhof Gardens
- Parades and Flower festivals during summer
Keukenhof Flower Parade on April 23, 2022
More than one million people from all over the world enjoy the colorful flower floats. It’s the most famous parade in Holland and it’s unique because it uses spring flowers like Hyacinths, daffodils and tulips to decorate the parade floats. You will experience the ultimate spring feeling in the Netherlands.
Many people call this flower parade the Keukenhof Flower Parade. The real name is Bloemencorso Bollenstreek. Most visitors view the flower parade on the Keukenhof part of the route and combine the parade with a visit to the tulip garden and the tulip fields.
Tulip, hyacinth & daffodil Parade
The flower parade is made of the beautiful spring flowers. They use tulips, daffodils and hyacinths for the construction of the floats. The hyacinths ensure a wonderful spring scent. You can take a look at the construction of the flower parade on April 20, 21 and 22.
When will the Flower Parade take place?
The Flower Parade will be held on Saturday 23 April 2022 which is late in April. Most years the end of April is also the best time to see the tulip fields bloom. It is the 75th time this parade is being held. The 2020 and 2021 edition were canceled because of COVID-19.
|2022||Saturday 23 April|
|2023||Saturday 22 April|
|2024||Saturday 20 April|
|2025||Saturday 12 April|
Viewing the parade from a grandstand
Want to watch the parade on a covered seat? There are three Grandstands available to watch the event. There is a stand in Lisse, Hillegom and one in Sassenheim. The Grandstands covers a lot of extra’s such as parking close by, sanitairy facilities and excellent catering. A speaker will provide the stands with commentary as the parade passes.
The price for a Grandstand is € 24,50 per person. Buy a parking ticket for an extra of € 7,50 per car. Be on time for parking, as the town of Lisse is because of the traffic not easily accessible. You will receive in advance a good, alternative route description.
On top of visiting the parade, there is an offer for some extra activities to experience more about the region and its rich culture of bulb breeding.
Check out all information on a Flower Parade grandstand
Helicopter view on the Flower Parade
Want to have a unique view on the parade? Then check out the helicopter sightseeing tours that are available in April. You will fly from a location near Keukenhof Tulip Gardens and get a birds eye view on the flowers fields, the parade and the Dutch beach and dunes. Check out more about the helicopter flights here »
Hotels near the flower parade
If you want to visit the flower parade, it is wise to plan your visit well in advance. Due to its popularity, it is wise to leave early for the flower parade or book a hotel near the flower parade.
Combine Flower Parade with Keukenhof Gardens
One of the best points to view the Flower Parade is on the Keukenhof Boulevard in Lisse. It’s located in front of main entrance of the famous Keukenhof Tulip Gardens. You can easily combine the parade with Keukenhof. Keep in mind that it is always a busy day and try to come to Keukenhof as early as possible. The parade is free to visit. We advise you to buy your tickets to Keukenhof online so you can Skip the line. You can choose between the following Keukenhof tickets:
Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2022
When booking your Keukenhof Gardens tickets, you must select a day and time slot for entering the park. Ticket prices for 2022 season are not final yet.
|Adult (from 18 years)||€ 19.00||Book now|
|Kids (4-17 years)||€ 9.00||Book now|
|Kids (0-3 years)||Free||Book now|
|Parking ticket||€ 6.00||Book now|
You can take a look at the making of the flower floats and on Friday evening you have the chance to see the unique illuminated version of the flower parade. Check out our event calendar for the side events.
Parades and Flower festivals during summer
Many parades are held in Holland in during summer. Summer Parades use different flowers than the parade in spring season. Primarily Dahlias are used to build up the gigantic flower floats.
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