Everyday

Sat 14th September - Sun 13th October

Discover delights in the tulips

More than a million spring flowering bulbs including almost a million Tulips are on show throughout the festival. We have live entertainment on stage every day. You can enjoy the sculptures, pat the alpacas, indulge in traditional Dutch foods and other treats, find treasures in our souvenir stall, see beautiful garden displays, browse through our nursery, play our Wonderland treasure hunt, admire replica windmills, see Australia’s largest clog and have your picture taken in it, pick a bunch of Tulips and see traditional Dutch costumes.

MARKET STALLS

Market and food stalls are showing off their wares every day at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival.

AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST CLOG!

Yes, that's right, the Australia's largest wooden shoe is on display at the Tesselaar Tulip Festival. Visitors are welcome to try it on for a photo!

DUTCH FUN

Every day outside of Children's Days we have a touch of Dutch with Our Clog Dancing Workshop at Noon and 2pm, see how it is done and give it a whirl. Plus our Historic Cheese Market performance where you see amazing spectacle of how Dutch cheeses were bought and sold.

TULIP TRACTOR RIDE

Take a ride on our Tulip Tractor Ride, around the colourful fields. (small fee applies)

PLENTY OF PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

Photograph your colourful memories. Fields of flowers, Dutch frescoes, windmills, you name it you can smile in front of it :-)

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT

Have a drink with friends and enjoy the variety of live musical entertainment every day.

REPLICA DUTCH WINDMILLS

Admire our replica Dutch Windmills which are positioned throughout the tulip fields and gardens, great for a photo or two!

PICK YOUR OWN BUNCH OF TULIPS

We have planted a patch of Tulips especially so you can be in the moment and pick some to take home.

GARDEN DISPLAYS

Walk through and admire our historic gardens. You will see more Tulips as well as a variety of other spring flowering bulbs and perennials.

SEE THE SCULPTURE EXHIBIT

Admire the amazing exhibit by renowned sculptors from across Victoria. You can even vote for your favourite to win our People's Choice Award. If you would like to exhibit please contact us.

PURCHASE SOUVENIRS

Choose from thousands of unique souvenirs, many imported direct from Holland, including wooden clogs and many of the famous delft blue pieces.

A DELICIOUS RANGE OF FOODS ON OFFER.

There is a huge range of food available every day. Including such Dutch treats as Poffertjes, Croquettes, Dutch Kibbeling (fish), Reifkoek (Dutch Potato Cakes), Frikandellen (Sausage dish), Gozleme, Baked Potatoes, Sandwiches, Pies, Sausage Rolls, Cakes, Pizza, Calamari, Ice Cream, Belgian Fries just to name a few. You are welcome to bring a picnic too.

TIP TOE THROUGH THE TULIP FIELDS

This is a must for any visitor to the festival! Make sure you don't forget your camera so you can capture the moment.

What's On The Menu

You are welcome to bring your own picnic, but there is a great selection of tasty treats on offer here at the farm.

Poffertjes

Legendary Dutch mini pancakes. V VG

Traditional Turkish Gozleme

Mouth watering Turkish flatbreads with savoury fillings. V Halal

Big Little Kitchen

Delectable pulled pork rolls, gourmet hamburgers and loaded fries. GF V

Baked Potato Express

Choice baked potatoes with a delectable range of toppings, as well as freshly cooked sweet corn on the cob. V GF DF VG

Bavarian Bangers

Gourmet German sausages with all the toppings. GF

The Kibbeling Express

Scrumptious Dutch fish bites, salt and pepper calamari, herring and classic Dutch fries. GF

The Groovy Wrap Co

Epicurean wraps and loaded fries. V GF

Anja’s Scones

Divine freshly baked sweet and savoury scones. V

Pop’d Fresh Popcorn

A freshly made, satisfying snack to indulge in. V GF

Chooh la la Nuts

Oh so tasty caramelised almonds, macadamias and peanuts. V GF

The Wicked Spud

Toothsome potato twisters, popcorn chicken and gourmet wedges. V GF

Somsom Candy

Amazing Fairy Floss characters! VG GF DF

Emmy Bee

Super soups, tulip themed fruit sticks and biscuits. V GF

Foods cost between $3 and $22 depending on your choices, if you would like more detailed information on costings, please get in touch with our team.

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RACV Victorian tourism awards - Silver winner

Silver winner

2018 RACV Victorian tourism awards