Take pictures in your backyard and neighborhood and enter them to win a signed 2020 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Poster.
We appreciate all of your ideas and willingness to help at this time. The best way to help right now is to order some tulips or buy some merchandise. We are working on more, but as it is for you, COVID 19 was never something we thought to plan for.
Stay home, stay healthy. Our festival office, growers, fields, and events are closed. We encourage you to follow the governor's mandate as well.
Yes, you CAN help. If you see a bunch of tulips at a local grocery store when you shop, consider buying it! RoozenGaarde supplies cut tulips to many area grocers. Or order tulips on line from either Tulip Town or RoozenGaarde.
In response to growing concerns surrounding the COVID 19 virus, the Roozen family, owner of RoozenGaarde and the 350 acres of tulips crops in Skagit Valley, have closed their operations and asked the public to stay home.
Tulip Town announced a slate of changes to what is happening for them this April. The changes were announced late Friday, March 20. The entire text of their press release is listed here.
With the closure of our restaurants due to the COVID-19 virus, many are now offering to-go items.
Systems and ideas are being put in place to allow people to tour the tulip gardens and still abide by the social distancing and crowd size recommendations by our state and local government. As we have details, we will let you know.
The COVID 19 virus has caused unprecedented changes in the festival operations. The tulips of the Skagit Valley will still bloom, but we don't know yet what fans will and won't be able to do. We will get information here as soon as we have it.
Each year our ambassadors get to tour "behind the scenes" with RoozenGaarde/Washington Bulb Co. They learn about tulips, and how the acres of greenhouses allow tulip fans to get fresh cut tulips straight from the grower year-round.
Peoples Bank and Judd & Black Appliance and the gala committee were all set to have a delightful celebration on March 19, but then the COVID 19 virus entered the picture and we are canceling the event..
The bright yellow flowers of late winter and early spring are chasing away the gray skies in Skagit Valley. Come up and see them.
No tulips yet, but they are busy growing.
Tulips and daffodils are busy slowly growing in our beautiful late winter sunshine. But they are not yet in bloom!
One fifth grade girl, Cadence Natoli, and one fourth grade boy, George Windler, were chosen as our KeyBank Ambassadors on Feb. 12
No, we don't have tulips yet -- daffodils first followed by tulips. Here is a RoozenGaarde daffodil field from last week! AS you can see, no blooming flowers.
Our 2020 Tulip Ambassadors will be named on Feb. 12 at Maple Hall in La Conner, starting at 5 pm. Interested 4th and 5th grade students should fill out an application form and return it to the Tulip office.
Birds and tulips -- we have a vibrant valley that supports many crops, lots of wildlife, and a bustling community. We are proud to see our birds and tulips made the list!
The Oprah Magazine named the top 10 Best Flower Festivals in the US and we are number 4!
Our headquarters at 311 W Kincaid St. in downtown Mount Vernon is full of fun gifts, including official Tulip Jewelry from Warren Jewelers, all ready for your friends and family. We are open 10 am to 4 pm M-F thru Dec. 23.