5 Ways To Bask In The Blooms At The Abbotsford Tulip Festival

Spring has sprung and the tulips are finally beginning to bloom! The highly-anticipated Abbotsford Tulip Festival has just announced April 9, 2018 as their soft opening date, and this year’s event promises to be better than ever! Here are 5 ways you can tiptoe through the tulips this Spring.


5 things to do at the Abbotsford Tulip Festival with kids:

1) Stroll through the well-groomed crops of tulips, daffodils, gladiolus and peonies, and snap swoon-worthy photos on the colourful benches, or behind the playful cut-out photo boards.

2) Head to the u-pick field and hand-select your own beautiful bouquet of rainbow-coloured blooms. You can take home your own bundle of freshly-picked flowers to enjoy post-visit.


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3) Not interested in picking your own bouquet? Browse the blooms at the on-site flower market, and take home a carefully-created bouquet.

4) Lunch at a selection of on-site food trucks, or pack a tasty picnic basket and enjoy an outdoor meal while gazing at the florals and the spectacular views of Mount Baker.

5) Take a break from the tulips and enjoy a play at the hay bale playground, or engage in sandbox or lawn games.


How to get your tickets?

Due to overwhelming crowds, the Abbotsford Tulip Festival has revised their ticket purchasing process. This year, tickets will be released online every Tuesday at 12:01 am for that week Saturday – Friday. Be sure to check their website often for current conditions, and ticket updates.
Check out the March/April 2018 issue of WestCoast Families Magazine for more family-friendly activities, available on stands at a location near you, or online here.
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