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All tickets must be purchased online for the 2021 festival. Tickets are not available at the gate. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm website.
The annual bloom of cherry blossoms at downtown Portland’s Waterfront Park is impressive, but an even more colorful burst of flowers appears every spring just 32 miles (51 km) south of the city in Woodburn. There, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival blossoms each spring, drawing thousands to come and see acres upon acres of tulips in full bloom.
Questions About the Tulip Festival
What months do tulips bloom?
How much does it cost to get into the tulip festival?
Can I bring my dog to the tulip festival?
Is food sold at the festival?
Does the festival close during rain?
The owners of the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm have expanded beyond the beautiful tulips, adding a gift shop, café and family-friendly fun in the form of a kids’ area (complete with a “cow train” for rides through the flower fields, rubber duck races and pony rides). In addition to fresh-cut flowers and potted tulips, gardeners can order bulbs for fall planting, and even the most amateur photographers can capture incredible photos – you just can’t go wrong when you get 40 acres (16 ha) of tulips, a windmill and Mount Hood in the frame. Head to the family farm’s website for a full list of festival activities and offerings.
Daily field reports (complete with photos) highlight conditions (muddy or dry) and bloom updates (early to in full bloom).
Know Before You Go
Insider tip: If you have time, make it a day trip and head to nearby Silver Falls State Park, the Oregon Garden or the Aurora National Historic District, which features antique shops and an architectural salvage shop.
Find your favorite blooms, from roses to rhododendrons and tulips to trilliums, with our guide to spring flowers in Portland.
Feast your eyes on the many wildflower patches around the region for natural beauties you won't find anyplace else.
Round out your floral explorations of the Rose City with a visit to Southeast Portland’s lush Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. The park boasts more than 2,500 rhododendrons, azaleas, with blooms from late February -June.
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