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Group Tour Experiences

Group rates require a minimum of 10 people for each activity and include tax unless otherwise stated

TULIP FESTIVAL WELCOME PACKAGE - $25/person (Value $35)

Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery Admission
Tulip Legacy Walking Tour (Commissioners Park)
Tiptoe Through the Tulips Walking Tour (ByWard Market)
Canadian Tulip Festival souvenir
Map and guide of Canadian Tulip Festival attractions and events

COMMISSIONERS PARK- DOWS LAKE – “THE GARDEN TULIP EXPERIENCE”

Spend some time in the tulips and take in a 1-KM explosion of over 250,000 show-stopping mass-planted tulips along the shores of Dow’s Lake including the Queen Juliana Gift Bed and the World Friendship Tulips, the official tulip of the 2018 Festival.

Tulip Legacy Walking Tour of Commissioners Park - $5/person ($6 value).

Our guide welcomes your group to tour the Royal Gift Tulip Bed, the Tulip Legacy Plaza and provides an overview of our Canadian tulip heritage, as well as, our Tulip Legacy Story. Explore the tulip gardens and enjoy the vibrant surroundings.

VIP Victoria Weekend Fireworks Viewing Party, May 20 - $15/person ($20 value)

Enjoy spectacular fireworks over Dow’s Lake from while seated among the tulips in Commissioners Park. Includes a “Tulip Julip” Cocktail.

Rideau Canal Boat Cruises

Daytime Tulip Festival Cruise - Adults $31.50 | Seniors $28.50 | Children 6-15 $21.50
Private Tulip Sunset Cruise - $65/person, minimum 40 people. Includes a Tulip Julip Cocktail. May 20 N/A
Victoria Fireworks Cruise, May 20 - $65/person. Includes a Tulip Julip Cocktail. Departs at 8:30pm

LANSDOWNE PARK– “THE ART & CULTURE TULIP EXPERIENCE”

The Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery features art, photography and floral exhibitions, demonstrations and installations, international friendship activities and entertainment an artisan market, tulip art celebrations, interactive family programming and a licensed Tulip Cafe.

Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery - $10/person ($15 value)

Admission provides one day access to the Lansdowne Park Tulip Gallery–from 10am to 5pm.

Luncheon at The Tulip Café

A unique dining experience in the historic Aberdeen Pavilion each day from 12pm to 2pm. On the Tulip Café stage there will be continuous live musical entertainment as well as floral and craft demonstrations. Minimum 20 people.

BYWARD MARKET – “THE URBAN TULIP EXPERIENCE”

Featured artist, Monique Martin, creator of the Festival’s A World of Tulips 2018 brand, brings tulip art installations to the Historic ByWard Market – including interactive, artist-led creative workshops, animation throughout the streets and courtyards, and a host of merchant promotions throughout the neighbourhood.

Tiptoe Through the Tulips Walking Tour - $6/person ($8 value)

Discover the tulip charms of the ByWard Market by tiptoeing through the tulips and experiencing tulip art of Monique Martin. Tour concludes at Moulin de Provence for an Official Tulip Festival cookie. Other tour options: Instead of concluding with a cookie, perhaps you would prefer to conclude with cocktail. We can also arrange a meet and greet with the Monique Martin. Please Inquire.

A Taste of The Byward Market Food Tour - $60/person + tax

Minimum 4 people, groups larger than 12 will be separated. Your C’est Bon Cooking guide cannot wait to introduce you to the chefs, producers and food artisans of Canada’s oldest Market. Experience Ottawa as locals do on a 2.5-hour walking tour among the urban tulip experience installations. Several tastings included. Multiple tour options are available and custom tours can be accommodated.

ByWard Culinary Tulip Experience - $75/person + tax

Minimum 4 people, groups no larger than 15. Expand your culinary creativity with the expert chefs at C’est Bon Cooking in the ByWard Market. This 2-hour hands-on cooking class will delight and surprise any budding chef or foodie as you learn to cook with edible flowers. No prior cooking experience required.

TULIPS ON THE GARDEN PROMENADE – “THE COMMUNITY TULIP EXPERIENCE”

The Garden Promenade celebrates Ottawa and Gatineau’s garden culture with over 70 experiences through 40 of the region’s most beautiful must-visit gardens.

Tulips of The Garden Promenade Guided Tour - Please inquire for cost

Step-on Guides are available to escort your motor coach to the Garden Promenade and tell the stories behind the tulip gardens around Ottawa, as well as visit historic sites across the city.

The Tulip City & Garden Promenade Highlight Tour - 5-10p: $39/person + tax| 10+ p: $35/person + tax ($49 value).

A leisurely 2-hour cruise around the city to visit all the hidden tulip gems. This price includes bicycle, helmet, a guide and water bottle.