Family fun at Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2022

One of Victoria’s premier springtime events, the Tesselaar Tulip Festival, is returning to the picturesque Dandenong Ranges from 10 September – 9 October 2022. More than a million spring flowering bulbs are on show, including over 900,000 Tulips. Families can enjoy live entertainment, delicious foods and much more.

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Family fun at Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2022
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The Tesselaar Tulip Festival showcases a variety of special celebrations over four weeks including:

Turkish Weekend

10 – 11 September 2022
Come and celebrate the origins of the Tulip with Melbourne’s vibrant Turkish community. Enjoy art demonstrations, music and gourmet food.

Spring Fever Weeks
12 September – 5 October & 3 – 6 October 2022
Spring Fever Weeks is a quieter time to enjoy a day out in the tulips. Off-peak discounted tickets are available.

Family fun at Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2022
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Dutch Weekend
16 – 18 September 2022
Come and celebrate Dutch weekend with Dutch treats, traditional Dutch folk dancers and a Dutch choir. Kids can have their photo taken in the world’s largest wooden clog.

Children’s Weeks
19 – 22 & 26 – 29 September 2022
There’s plenty of family fun during Children’s Week, including live shows from Kung Fu Panda and PAW Patrol, a Fairy with intriguing tales in the Fairy Hollow Garden. Kids can learn about Australian wildlife from Black Snake Productions and say hello to the animals in the petting zoo.

Food, Wine and Jazz Weekend
23 – 25 September 2022
Enjoy live music with Dr Jazz, featuring Ruby Ray, Apple Ida and Her Cider Press Band and The Daryl McKenzie Jazz Ensemble. There will be foods from around the world teamed with award-winning wine, beer and ciders.

Rock the Fields Weekend
30 September – 2 October 2022
Grab your dancing shoes and enjoy live music from the ’50s and ’60s. There will be dancing demonstrations and fashions in the fields.

Irish Weekend
7 – 9 October 2022
Enjoy live music, Irish pipers and performances from The Bilton Irish Dancing School.

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Family fun at Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2022
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The Tesselaar family arrived in Victoria 66 years ago, their tulip farm has grown from humble beginnings to one of the most beautiful Tulip farms in Australia. With slopping paddocks covered with vividly defined tulips of all imaginable colours, some crisp-edged and some frayed. There are over 130 different varieties, with almost a million tulips across 25 acres.

Family fun at Tesselaar Tulip Festival 2022
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Dates: 10 September – 9 October 2022
Time:
10am – 5pm daily
Location:
357–359 Monbulk Road, Silvan
Price:
Adult $32.50, Concession $28.50, Children under 16 FREE. Discounted tickets are available during Spring Fever Week.

More information

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