We encourage our guests to reflect upon the unceded land of the Anishinaabe Algonquin Nation on which the festival resides and in which the tulips grow. We strive for meaningful reconciliation in action.
The festival is located in the second oldest park in our Nation’s Capital, at the base of the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO world heritage site. We are committed stewards of the land on which the festival resides, and are dedicated to improving our eco-footprint year after year.
Celebrating and commemorating the sacrifice of brave Canadians, the value of freedom, and the importance of natural stewardship. of the Original Gift of Tulips from a grateful Netherlands to all Canadians after the Second World War.
For the last seven decades, the Festival has been proud to partner with esteemed institutions such as the National Capital Commission, Veterans Affairs Canada, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. We continue to partner with stakeholders of exceptional alignment such as the Canadian Agriculture and Food Museum, Ottawa Markets, and the Ottawa Board of Trade.