Tesselaar Tulip Festival


Tesselaar tulip fest 2014With a spectacular showcase of more than half a million tulips and more than 100 different varieties on display, the Tesselaar Tulip Festival in the Dandenongs is a feast for the eyes.

An hour’s drive from Melbourne through the Mt Dandenong forest, the festival, now in it’s 60th year, is held on a working farm and is a spellbinding display of colour and beauty.

There’s live entertainment, market stalls and sculptors from across Australia exhibiting their works, and of course you can pick your own tulips.

With a food, wine & jazz weekend, children’s days, and an Irish weekend, there’s something for everybody.


Opening hours:
10am – 5pm daily 10 September until 6 October 2015

Festival highlights:Tesselaar Tulip fest 3
Yarra Ranges week: September 14 – 17 2015
Children’s weeks: September 21 – 24 & September 28 – October 1 2015
Food, Wine & Jazz weekend: September 25 – 27 2015

– Adults $24.00
– Concession $20.00
– Children (16 and under) free
– $20 per adult for groups of 10 or more

Tesselaar Tulip Farm, 357 Monbulk Road, Silvan



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