Keukenhof Tulip Gardens are open from March 20 till 9 May 2021. It’s the best day out among the flowers near Amsterdam! Every year more than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in autumn to bloom in spring. There is a variety of 800 different tulips. A unique and unforgettable experience for everyone.
Keukenhof Tulip Gardens will be open in 2021 from March 20 to May 9. Due to the corona pandemic, a limited number of people are admitted to the flower park.
Keukenhof Gardens in Holland
The flower park has 32 hectares of flowers. There are also spectacular flower shows, surprising inspirational gardens, unique artworks and wonderful events. Wanna know everything about the Dutch tulips? Visit the Tulpomania exhibition in the Juliana Pavilion in the park.
Keukenhof theme 2021
Every year the flower park is dedicated to a specific theme. The inspiration gardens, events and artworks are adjusted accordingly. The theme for 2020 is World of Colors. The flower park in Holland will open for the 71th time. We don’t know yet what the theme in 2021 will be.
Walking between the tulips
From the 10 miles (15 km) hiking trails of Keukenhof you will have a spectacular view of the flower gardens. During your walk you will see unique, weekly changing flower shows, beautiful ponds and various pavilions with various restaurants and terraces. It is your chance to make the most beautiful selfie and flowers photos. In addition to the huge flower garden, the flower park is also the largest statue garden of the Netherlands. You can admire many statues made by national and international artist.
Visit with children
Keukenhof is also one big party for kids. They will have a blast with the treasure hunt, petting farm, maze and the playground. There is also a Miffy playground for little kids to enjoy. Visiting the flower park is a great day out for the whole family.
Map of Keukenhof Gardens
A free map of the park is available at the ticket office at the entrance of the park. You will also find signs and maps in the park. You can also explore the Keukenhof map online »
When to visit Keukenhof
A question we get very often is when is the best time to visit Keukenhof. Because the flower bulbs are planted in different layers in the park, the flower park is great every day during the season. There are three different periods.
First period – From the opening the park will have lots of blooming flowers. There are some great indoor flower shows with many blooming tulips. Outside there are daffodils and crocuses in bloom.
Second period – After the daffodils and crocuses it’s time for the hyacinths and the early tulips to bloom in the outdoor gardens. The indoor flower shows are still amazing with great colors.
Third period – In the last period the tulips will bloom in the outdoor gardens. The trees will be green and the indoor flower shows are still showing amazing flowers.
Blooming of the flower is very depending on the weather. If you want to stay updated about the blooming of the flowers you can subscribe to our free email newsletter and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
Opening hours Keukenhof
The flower park will be open from the 20 March till 9 May 2021:
- Monday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Tuesday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Wednesday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Thursday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Friday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Saturday – 08:00 – 19:30
- Sunday – 08:00 – 19:30
Price Keukenhof Gardens
Tickets for Keukenhof Gardens 2021 are only available online. There is no ticket sale at the entrance of the flower park.
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. Individual tickets will go on sale in November 2020.
Skip the line Adult ticket
|€ 19.00||Buy tickets »|
|Kids ticket |
|€ 9.00||Buy tickets »|
(up to 3 years)
|Parking ticket||€ 6.00||Buy tickets »|
|Bus (return ticket) |
+ Keukenhof Skip the line
|€ 29.50||Buy tickets »|
|Rental Bike||€ 19.50||Buy tickets »|
|Keukenhof Guided Tour |
+ visit to a tulip farm
|€ 69.00||Buy tickets »|
How to travel to Keukenhof?
The flower park is close to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Dutch cities like The Hague, Rotterdam and Delft. We advise you to plan your trip to Keukenhof in advance. There are several options available. You can travel bij public transport (Keukenhof Bus Express), driving to the flower park by car, book a guided tour from Amsterdam, The Hague or Rotterdam, get a taxi, go biking or walking to the Keukenhof Gardens. Check out our article on transport options for the Flower Gardens.
Read more: How to travel to Keukenhof Garden »
Events at Keukenhof
Every day of opening the gardens will look amazing. On some days there are special events being held for your to enjoy. All events are free (you only pay for your Keukenhof ticket). Sign up for our free newsletter to stay informed.
The events for Keukenhof 2021 season are not yet final and may change.
- 20/03/2021 – 21/03/2021 – Openings weekend Keukenhof Gardens
- 27/03/2021 – 28/03/2021 – Dutch Heritage weekend at Keukenhof
- 04/04/2021 – 05-04-2021 – Easter weekend at Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
- 10/04/2021 – 11/04/2021 – Keukenhof Flower Market
- 17/04/2021 – Keukenhof Flower Parade
- 27/04/2021 – King’s Dag at Keukenhof
- 03/05/2021 – 07/05/2021 – Bird of Prey shows at Keukenhof Gardens
- 08/05/2021 – 09/05/2021 – Romance at Keukenhof (Mothers Day)
Keukenhof itself consists exclusively of hiking trails, during a sightseeing tour outside the gardens you will discover the beauty of the flower fields in Holland. The area is called Bollenstreek (flower bulb region) in Dutch. You can check out the status of the flower fields with our free flower updates. Check out our selection of sightseeing tours to see the tulip fields. You can even explore the tulip fields with a helicopter flight.
Hotels near Keukenhof
Spend the night near Keukenhof to fully enjoy the flowers. You can visit the flower park early and enjoy the flower fields at your leisure. Hotels in the neighborhood are often cheaper than the hotels in the center of Amsterdam.
Read more: Our selection of hotels near Keukenhof »
- Keukenhof Tulip Gardens
- Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse
- Phone: +31 252 465555
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