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COMMISSIONERS PARK - The Garden Tulip Experience

One of four Festival locations, The Garden Tulip Experience is produced in collaboration with the National Capital Commission, Official Gardeners of Canada's Capital Spend some time in the tulips and enjoy live musical entertainment by Music and Beyond; watch artists at work among the tulip beds; take in a 1-KM panorama of over 250, 000 show-stopping mass-planted tulip beds along the shores of Dow's Lake where interpretive signage and guided tours offer opportunities to learn about tulips and the Festival.

A special parking lot at the Queen Juliana Park, a few minutes from Commissioners Park (off of Queen Elizabeth Drive and south of Preston Street) is available for a flat rate of $15. Spots can be reserved for specific days by clicking here.

Stay for a picnic in the park with food from these vendors:

Concession Alimentaire Gi-Mi

3 Brothers

Ozzy’s Food Market

Beavertails Pastry

Tropic Love


The Wright Lollipop Shop

Old Fashioned Fudge

Green Papaya

Golden Fries

Jamie’s Cracked Corn

Sunnyday’s BBQ Catering

Scrumptious BBQ

Bonita’s Cantina

Cool Treats



Air Canada trip for two to a world famous Tulip Festival– Hao Suen

Ottawa Fury 10 ticket package– Elaine Vinisky

Cirque de Soleil “CORTEO” Pair of tickets and Federal Limousine with dinner at the Social Restaurant —Rashy Lobo

Broadway Across Canada School of Rock the Musical and Alt Hotel package — Anne Marie Jennings

Debbie Whitehouse Original Floral Painting– Erin Deelstra

TJX gift certificate and Lapensee home gift card– Erin Deelstra

St. Laurent Shopping Centre gift certificate — Fran Mowbray

Lee Valley Tools gift certificate — Linda Thompson

3 month GoodLife membership Fabienne Guindon

Case of Creekside Wine and Knifewear knife sharpening gift card – Olivier Dumetz

Brio Gift Card Certificate, Magpie gift card, Cosmic Adventure gift card and Brunch at Metropolitan — Helene Spencer 

All Prizes must be accepted as awarded and have no cash value 

THANK YOU to our Prize Donors & Sponsors!