Classroom visits to 4th and 5th graders will be held Jan 17-31. Two competitors will be chosen to represent the festival and make appearances at our parade and meet the governor, plus more! Applications available on-line.
Watch for new events, lots of tulips, and a look back at 3 1/2 decades as we celebrate 35 years
Each festival sponsor receives a signed, framed and numbered poster to hang proudly in their business. Volunteers and staff will start delivery on Nov. 15 and continue until everyone has their poster!
A packed crowd of tulip fans watched as the curtain was lifted on the newest festival poster earlier this evening at Skagit Valley Gardens. Also unveiled were shirts, magnets, mugs, caps and official products for the festival.
Join us November 14 as we unveil our 2018 poster and merchandise featuring the work of artist Melissa Jander
Tulip growers Tulip Town and RoozenGaarde/Washington Bulb Co. help the festival each year, supplying bulbs and cut flowers for our operations.
Northwest Meetings and Events magazine's editor Teresa Kenney picked our festival as Washington's best festival in 2017, noting "this is one of those events I never tire of attending."
The World Tulip Society gave the award at its recent summit in Ottawa, attended by representatives from tulip festivals, growers, gardens and businesses.
It's a unique experience that’s historical, hysterical & thought-provoking! Are these characters really haunting our businesses & buildings? Find out!
The 2017 poster, featuring the artwork of Trish Harding, won the The IFEA / Haas & Wilkerson Insurance Pinnacle Gold Award at a conference in Tucson!
A commoration of V-J Day and celebration of "The Pearl," America's only flying Pearl Harbor survivor.
One of the Northwest's most popular arts festival is in Anacortes this weekend. Music, family activities, art, crafts, and more!
Wonder how we get tulips in the store, but there are none growing outdoors? RoozenGaarde uses greenhouses and cold storage.
Seattle area artist Melissa Jander's poster art embodies the Tulip Festival; her bright and bold style captures the arrival of spring that the festival celebrates each year.
Without our sponsors, there wouldn't be a Festival. Financial support for the Festival comes from businesses large and small, as well city and county governments. Join the fun and become a sponsor!
We update our Facebook page several times each week, with info about the Festival, things to do in Skagit Valley, and just fun stuff. Follow us!
We thought it would be fun to share a few facts straight from the grower
Ethan Petrick and Savanah Garcia enjoyed a tour of SAFECO, from the field to the top section, including the Press Box.
The princesses have spoken -- young princesses LIKE coming to the tulips and meeting princesses brought to life by Enchanting Events
A&E camera crews came to the Tulip Festival capturing a segment featuring cherry pits with a tulip background.