Grab your clogs and head on out to the Tesselaar Tulip Festival this weekend as it transforms into a mini-Holland! Our founders, Cees and Johanna Tesselaar emigrated from The Netherlands on their wedding day, bringing tulip bulbs in their suitcase, and their passion for flowers lives on this weekend.
Enjoy live stage shows throughout the weekend including Dutch music all time favourite music. On our Holland Stage we have Cheek to Cheek playing your favourites on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday the van Tongeren Sisters sing a lively repertoire of contemporary, classical ballads and song from yesteryear. Zuiderkruis play Friday to Sunday, this four piece band brings some of the biggest Dutch pop and rock hits to life. If Frank Boejijen, Acda en de Munnik, Biof and more - bring your dancing clogs!
On our Tulip Views Stage The Accordion Accents Ensemble play old time Dutch tunes on Saturday. On Sunday Zing! Dutch choir perform folksongs, classics and current hits to tap your toes to.
Visitors can try their hand at the traditional Dutch game of Sjoelbakken or Sjolen. Our annual competion runs 10am to 3pm Saturday and Sunday with great prizes on offer.
11:30am Clog Dancing Workshop, see how it is done and give it a whirl. 1pm Historic Cheese Market performance where you see amazing spectacle of how Dutch cheeses were bought and sold. 2pm Clog Dancing Workshop, see how it is done and give it a whirl.
Saturday and Sunday the Accordian Accents Ensemble play old time Dutch tunes.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday our Fairy is in Fairy Hollow to tell her tales 11.15am, 12.15pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.