The 70th Annual Albany Tulip Festival

Mother's Day Weekend
May 12 and 13, 2018
Washington Park, Albany   

FREE & open to the public

Submerge yourself in a sea of more than 150,000 tulips at Albany's historic Washington Park this Mother's Day weekend for Albany's Annual Tulip Festival. Since Mayor Erastus Corning II read the first Tulip Festival Proclamation on May 14, 1949, the Mother’s Day weekend celebration has grown into one of the Northeast’s biggest and most beloved yearly events.

Historic events celebrating Albany's rich, Dutch heritage combined with multiple stages of acclaimed live music, craft vendors, a fine arts show, children's activities, and great food to make Tulip Festival a free, one-of-kind event for the whole family. 

Transportation & Parking

The Capital Region is ready to welcome you and the thousand of visitors that flock to Washington Park, Mother's Day weekend for the Annual Tulip Festival. Please click here to view transportation and parking details. 

Tulip Festival Events

Tulip Court & Scrubbing of Streets

Tulip Court & Scrubbing of Streets

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Tulip Fest

Tulip Fest

Over 100,000 tulips help to celebrate Albany's Dutch heritage with live music, craft vendors, great food, the scrubbing of the streets, crowning of... More

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