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Tulip Festival in Albany, New York

Submitted by on April 19, 2019 – 8:25 amNo Comment
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Red TulipThe annual Tulip Festival takes place May 11 and 12, 2019, in Washington Park, Albany, New York.

Highlights include more than 100,000 tulips in bloom, musical performances, the traditional street scrubbing on State Street, children’s activities, and all the hoopla surrounding the coronation of a Tulip Queen and her court.

The fest is a time for the City of Albany to celebrate its Dutch heritage as the oldest Dutch settlement in America.

Tulip Festival, Albany, New York

(Photos courtesy of Albany Tourism)

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