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Summer flowers in the Bollenstreek are becoming increasingly popular. Especially the Dahlia but also the Canna flowers attract more and more visitors. From August 1 to October 27 you can enjoy the summer colors.

In addition to the continuous summer flower activities where you can admire the summer flowers, there are also many temporary events. We have collected the best events per weekend below. Are you coming to enjoy the summer flowers?

1 to 4 August – Castlefest

The first weekend of August is the time for the annual Castlefest fantasy festival at the Keukenhof castle gardens. During Castlefest the dahlia gardens at Keukenhof Castle cannot be visited free of charge.

10 & 11 August – Summer Flower Parade & Open Day

10 & 11 August it is time again for the summer flower parade. Come and watch the colorful parade of floats. Do you also want information about growing bulbs? The annual Bollenstreek will be in operation on Saturday 10 August. During this open day you will get a unique look behind the scenes of a number of bulb companies. On Sunday 11 August you can then go to Blooming Festival Noordwijk.

21 through 26 August 2019 – Dahlia Dagen Bollenstreek

The Dahlia summer flower will be in the spotlight from 21 to 26 August through the Holland Dahlia Event. In the Kasteeltuinen of Keukenhof is a corso car that has driven in the Flower Parade of April. Especially for the Dahlia days, this corso car has been stabbed again with this time Dahlia flowers. Also in the flower village of Lisse much attention is paid to the Dahlia. Several beautiful Dahlia mosaics are made.

September 14, 2019 – Heritage Day

Every year, the national Heritage Day is a big tractor in the Bollenstreek. Along the Flower Tour Summer edition are several monuments that can be visited on this day. For example, climb the tower of the St. Agatha church in Lisse and visit the castle in the Keukenhof Castle Gardens.

20 to 26 September 2019 – Party Week Lisse

The Lisse Party Week starts every third Thursday of September. During this largest village festival in the Bollenstreek there are many activities from and by residents of Lisse. Tradition is the family walking tour on Sunday morning. This walk runs through the Keukenhof Flower Park and offers a unique opportunity to see the flower park in September.

  • Family walking tour through Keukenhof Flower Park »

October 4 & 5, 2019 – Keukenhof flower bulb market

October is the month to buy and plant your favorite spring flower bulbs. At the Bollenmarkt at Keukenhof flower park you will find the most exclusive flower bulbs from the suppliers of Keukenhof. Of course you can also go for advice about planting flower bulbs in your garden or on your balcony. You can also see with your own eyes how the Keukenhof gardeners are preparing the flower park for the spring of 2020.

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