The annual Flower Parade (Bloemencorso in Dutch) is a feast brimming with beautiful colors and delicious perfumes. Twenty huge floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars follow a 42 kilometre route from Noordwijk to Haarlem. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from Holland and abroad are drawn to the colorful flower spectacle every year. Come early to find a good spot along the road and get the most from the Flower Parade.From Noordwijk to Haarlem
The Flower Parade starts on Saturday at 9.30 a.m. and finishes in Haarlem at 9 p.m. Around 3.30 p.m. the Flower Parade passes the Keukenhof.
On Sunday you can admire the work put into the Flower Parade in Haarlem, where the floats remain on view until 5p.m.Flower your Life
Millions of flowers and the work of hundreds of volunteers make the most amazing flower parade in the world possible. Make sure you find a good spot along the route, because hundreds of thousands of spectators don’t want to miss a second of this spectacular sight.Other flower parades
The flower parade between Noordwijk and Haarlem is not the only one in Holland. The Flower Parade in Rijnsburg is held in spring, and there are flower parades in Lichtenvoorde and Zundert in fall.Accommodation
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Frequently Asked Questions When is the best time to see Dutch tulips in bloom?
Tulips and other flowers mainly bloom during spring. March through May is therefore the best time to visit the Netherlands if you want to watch them in bloom. The world's most beautiful spring park, the Keukenhof, is open during this time.Read more Where is the flower parade held?
There are various flower parades in the Netherlands. Visit the flower parade in the bulb region, Lichtenvoorde or Zundert. These take place on different dates.Read more When do flowers bloom in the Netherlands?
Tulips and other flowers mainly bloom during spring. March through May is therefore the best time to visit the Netherlands if you want to watch them in bloom. The world's most beautiful spring park, the Keukenhof, is open during this time.Read more When is the Keukenhof open?
The Keukenhof is open from the end of March to mid-May. This is the period when the flowers are in bloom.Read more Where are the tulip fields located?
Tulip fields are found in the bulb region near the Keukenhof, in the Noordoostpolder and in the province of Noord-Holland.Read more