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enfrMAY 12-22 MAI, 2023
enfrMAY 12-22 MAI, 2023

Become an Exhibitor

Display and sell your products at the Canadian Tulip Festival to over 750,000 people. There are limited Exhibitor spots available in 2023, and we are looking for the very best to represent Ottawa to the world. 

Due to the incredibly limited space and the specific artistic criteria for each vendors, the Canadian Tulip Festival will be adjudicating entries based on the criteria below:

  • Artisans and Handcrafters from the National Capital Region
  • Exhibitors with robust and affordable Tulip-themed inventory
  • New or Established businesses welcome

PLEASE NOTE: All Foods & Concessions are booked through the NCC.  Inquiries please contact Julie Goulet – Julie.goulet@ncc-ccn.ca

A we know it is difficult for some vendors to be at the festival for the full 11 days. For this reason we are offering three options for our artisans. 

Weekend 1: Mother’s Day (limited availability)

Sell your tulip-themed merchandise from Friday May 12 to Tuesday May 16 (end of festival day) and take advantage of the Mother’s Day holiday. 

Cost  (5 Days) – $1400+tax

Weekend 2: Victoria Day (limited availability)

Sell your tulip-themed merchandise from Wednesday May 17 to Monday May 22 (end of festival day) and take advantage of the crowds through the Victoria Day weeekend.  

Cost  (6 Days) – $1600+tax

Full Festival (limited availability)

Sell your tulip-themed merchandise for the full 11 days (May 12-22) and take advantage of crowds totalling more than half a million people. Great exposure for your business as well as representing Ottawa to the world. 

Cost  (11 Days) – $2500+tax

Additional Fees

  • Power Surcharge: $50
  • Table Surcharge: $10 per table
  • Chair Surcharge: $5 per chair
  • Lighting: TBD based on needs
  • Stands/backwalls: TBD based on needs

Benefits for Exhibitors

  • Exposure to over 750,000 people over 11 days and nights in Ottawa’s longest-running, largest attended event (Download the Festival Demographics)
  • Prominent Exhibitor Listing on the Canadian Tulip Festival website with a backlink to your business
  • A dedicated co-branded Facebook & Instagram Ad Campaign devoted to YOUR Business at the Festival
  • E-Marketing Tool Kit including Official Canadian Tulip Festival Exhibitor Logo for your use
  • Free Staff Parking close to site at Commissioners Park

Application Process

All artisans are required to complete the application below. A team of adjudicators will review each submission. Should your application be accepted prior to April 1, the Festival will issue an invoice for the deposit. If accepted after April 1, payment will be due in full. Full payment must be received prior to the start of the Festival.