Enjoy the beautiful colors of spring by visiting the world-famous Dutch Flower Parade. The parade is a tradition in Holland that many volunteers work on all year. Get your plane tickets ready to see this spectacular flower event that'll be held on Saturday, April 22, 2023.
The Dutch Flower Parade Is One of the Most Spectacular Flower Shows
In 2023, the Dutch Flower Parade - for Dutch people known as Bloemencorso Bollenstreek - will mark its 76th time being celebrated and praised around the world. No need to say that it is indeed the most famous flower parade in the Netherlands and it can be perfectly combined with a visit to the Tulip gardens of Keukenhof and the tulip fields in Holland. These three remarkable spots will make your visit to the Netherlands completely worth it.
The spring flower parade in Holland is unique in the world. Did you know it is the only flower parade that is made up of spring flowers like tulips and hyacinths? More than a million visitors from all over the world enjoy the Dutch Flower Parade during the route of the creations. Here's everything you need to know about the location, tickets, and where to grab the best spot to see this marvelous show.
Keukenhof Flower Parade Coming in 2023
Millions of people from all over the world enjoy colorful flower floats when attending the Dutch Flower Parade. If what you're looking for is to uplift and boost your springtime next year while finding the perfect destination filled with flowers, the Netherlands' Dutch Flower parade is your place to be.
Many people call this flower parade the Keukenhof Flower Parade as well. The real (Dutch) name is Bloemencorso Bollenstreek. Most visitors view the flower parade on the Keukenhof part of the route and have a truly spectacular view of the huge blooming floats right in front of them. This is why, if you want to be one of the lucky ones to see these incredible flower designs closely, you should start thinking about booking your flights to Holland in advance.
Flower Parade Theme
Every year, the Dutch Flower Parade has a different theme. The theme for 2023 has yet to be revealed (stay tuned for future articles where the theme will definitely be revealed). This motif has been included in the parade float designs. The float designs for what was the 2022 Flower Parade are shown in the video below!
Flower Parade Route
On Saturday, April 22, 2023, the floral procession will ride from the beach town of Noordwijk via the flower fields near Lisse to the ancient city of Haarlem.
The 42 kilometers (26 miles) long course is a marathon in itself. Several viewing areas have been set up along the route to provide extra entertainment and information about the corso floats. The following are the greatest places to see the Flower Parade:
The Dutch Flower Parade can be seen best from Keukenhof Boulevard. For this parade, the road in front of Keukenhof Tulip Gardens is changed. On Keukenhof Boulevard, there will be additional entertainment.
- Passing time around 3.30 PM
- Address: Westelijke randweg (in front of Keukenhof entrance)
- Distance from Keukenhof: 5 minutes walk
If you want to combine Keukenhof with the Flower Parade, you should buy your Keukenhof tickets online. It can be a crowded day at the gardens and with your online ticket, you can skip the line at the ticket office.
With 2023 coming in fast, the Dutch Flower Parade is only a few months away. If you want to live the most amazing flower experience, make sure to get organized with time and plan your visit accordingly. For more information click here!