The organizers of Bloom, The Abbotsford Tulip Festival are pleased to announce that for the first time in the festival's history, they will be opening two days early on Saturday, April 13th at 11 am. The perfect mix of sun and showers is kick starting the low bloom tulip season earlier than expected with many rows of colourful tulips already starting to blossom at the festival's 10 acre site. Over the next few weeks, millions of tulip bulbs will transform into acres of rainbow-coloured fields as part of the popular springtime tradition. The annual festival is once again expected to attract thousands of locals and international tulip lovers for a joyous celebration of natural splendour in a picture-perfect country setting.
New this year is the VIP Flower Crown package which allows visitors to upgrade their festival experience to a whole new level. The package includes one High Bloom ticket for May 4th/5th weekend, ‘Skip the Line’ privilege, exclusive on-site opportunity to make your own ﬂower crown, U-pick bucket, exclusive bloom tote bag available only to VIPs, plus rain insurance with complimentary booties and a poncho.
Located just off Highway 1 at No. 3 Road/Exit 104, and about an hour drive from Vancouver, Bloom was founded by Alexis Warmerdam, a passionate third-generation Canadian tulip farmer and fourth generation bulb grower with Lakeland Flowers, and a strong advocate for young B.C. farmers.
2019 BLOOM HIGHLIGHTS:
• VIP Flower Crown Package
• U-Pick Tulip Fields
• Tulip Crown Photo Opportunities
• Tulip Bouquet Sales
• Food Trucks
• Photo Booths
• Covered Picnic Areas
• Children’s Games
• School Field Trips (K-Grade 3)
• Discounted locals nights for Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley and Mission residents
WHAT: BLOOM, THE ABBOTSFORD TULIP FESTIVAL
WHEN: OPENING ON APRIL 13th 11 AM - 7 PM, and then running daily 9:00 am to 7:30 pm starting April 15th until mid-May, or as long as the blooms last.
WHERE: 36737 North Parallel Road, Abbotsford, B.C.
Adults 13-64: $10 at the gate or $7.50 online (week days), $25 at the gate or $15 online (weekends)
Children 3–12: $10 at the gate or $5 online (week days), $25 at the gate or $10 online (weekends)
Seniors (65+): $5 at the gate or $3.75 online (week days), $25 at the gate (weekends)
Children 3 years and under are free. Parking is included with all tickets.
Magic Hour (5-6 am*): $15 at the gate or $13 online (week days), $30 at the gate or $25 online (weekends) Provides sunrise access. *Check website for changing Magic Hour times.
Abbotsford Locals Night (Tuesdays & Thursdays after 3 pm): $4 at gate or $2.50 online with valid ID.
The VIP Package: $75 (valued at $115) includes the following:
- One High Bloom ticket for May 4th/5th weekend
- ‘Skip the Line’ privilege
- Exclusive on-site opportunity to make your own ﬂower crown
- U-Pick Bucket
- Exclusive Bloom tote bag available only to VIPs
- Rain insurance – receive complimentary booties and poncho in your tote bag if it rains on the day you attend
Special rates also available for groups and the disabled and after 5 pm on weekends. See online for low bloom weekend pricing.
PURCHASE LOW BLOOM TICKETS ONLINE AT abbotsfordtulipfestival.ca
*Online tickets available online every Tuesday for the following Saturday to Friday and are subject to service fees and taxes.
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