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Albany Tulip Festival

Albany County , Capital-Saratoga | Festivals & Annual Events , Nature

Albany Tulip Festival this Mother's Day Weekend

The 70th Annual Albany Tulip Festival presented by Citizens Bank May 12 & 13, 2018 Washington Park, Albany, NY

Don’t miss Albany’s signature spring event. Featuring annual traditions rooted in the city’s rich Dutch heritage, nearly one hundred artisans selling their handmade crafts, a fine arts show, delicious food, the KidZone family fun destination, two stages of world-class live entertainment and more than 140,000 tulips in 150 different varieties, the Tulip Festival is a sparkling showcase of local culture and business. It all takes place in historic Washington Park, the 81-acre “crown jewel” of the City.


Free handicap parking

  • Albany Medical Center parking lot, located off Robin Street, for customer needing extra assistance or in a wheelchair. This shuttle will drop passengers off at the Madison Avenue/New Scotland entrance to the park.
Free Tulip Festival parking:
  • Elk Street parking lot, located behind the State Education Building. The pick-up location will be Elk and Hawk at the stop sign.
  • Eagle Street parking lot, located at the corner of Eagle Street and Madison Avenue
Shuttles will run every 20-25 minutes depending on traffic. All parking lots are free to use the weekend of Tulip Festival.



Event Details

    May 12, 2018 - May 13, 2018
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM