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Northwest Tulip Guide

What to Expect at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Tips for Visitors, and More

April is bloom time for tulips in the Pacific Northwest. Get ready for the season and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in its new format that accommodates COVID-19 restrictions. Find cool events in the region and consider nearby destinations and attractions to complete your visit. Don’t forget to pack your camera and review our photography tips before you head out.

Because of COVID-19, please take recommended health precautions, maintain physical distancing, and check before you go to ensure attractions are open.

Pink tulips bloom in front of a red barn

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

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