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Experience the 2024 Albany Tulip Festival

Saturday, May 11 - Sunday, May 12

Albany Tulip Festival is one of the most popular annual events in Albany, NY that typically draws tens of thousands of people to Washington Park each year. The 2024 Albany Tulip Festival will take place over Mother's Day weekend on May 11 & 12 and feature all your favorite traditions, events, and activities.

colorful tulips in a park

What to Expect at Albany Tulip Festival

This signature spring event is free to attend and a wonderful way to celebrate the City's rich Dutch heritage and the vibrant colors of the season.

The 2024 Albany Tulip Festival will be held during the following dates and times:

  • Saturday, May 11: 11am - 6pm
  • Sunday, May 12: 11am - 6pm

In addition, here are some of the highlights of Tulip Festival:

  • Over 140,000 Tulips in Bloom
  • Musical Performances
  • Street Scrubbing on State Street
  • Tulip Queen Coronation
  • Vendors
  • Children's Activities
  • (After the Festival) Tulip Bulb & Dig Sale
  • ...and more!

2024 Schedule of Events

Albany Tulip Festival will take place over Mother's Day weekend. Some special events will be held both before and after the fun-filled event. Get details about the schedule below and plan ahead!

Stay tuned for the 2024 schedule!

Ground Rules Are in Effect

  • No alcohol outside of designated beer garden area
  • No glass containers
  • No animals or pets (excluding ADA-defined service animals)
  • No recording of performances
  • All City of Albany parks are now tobacco-free

Albany Tulip Festival is conveniently scheduled on Mother's Day weekend, so take Mom out to Washington Park in Albany for great music, vendors, tulips, and fun! The festival will run from 11am-6pm on both Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12.

Check out the latest Tulip Fest info from the City of Albany >>

See the Albany Mother's Day Guide for inspiration >>

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