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A Riot of Colors: Oregon's Largest Annual Tulip Festival ๐ŸŒทโœจ

Updated: Apr 20

Welcome to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival! ๐ŸŒท Step into a floral wonderland where tulips paint the landscape in every hue imaginable. ๐ŸŽจ Join Haque's EYE as we celebrate the arrival of spring and revel in the majesty of nature's artistry at this renowned festival. ๐ŸŒผ Let's explore an unforgettable journey through fields of blooming beauty together! ๐ŸŒŸ

How did it Start?

Having visited the festival three times myself, I'm undoubtedly your trusted guide to the Tulip farm! ๐ŸŒท With my experience and knowledge, I'll ensure you make the most of your visit and discover all the hidden gems the festival has to offer!๐ŸŒˆโœจ

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒทOregon's largest tulip festival at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm started by chance in 1985, recommended by a neighbor, and now, in its 39th year, it's a beloved tradition rooted in family values. ๐ŸŒท

๐Ÿ’– Opening their fields to the public during Easter weekend, the festival has grown into a communal celebration where families, local groups, and visitors from around the world come together to enjoy the beauty of the blooms. ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŒ

Where to Go?

๐Ÿ“ 33814 S Meridian Road, Woodburn, Oregon 97071

When to Go?

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival runs from mid-March to early May, reaching its peak in mid-April. ๐ŸŒท

โœจ With blooms lasting only about two weeks, be sure to visit soon to experience the vibrant flowers! ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒˆ

How much Does it Cost?

There are multiple types of tickets you can purchase.

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธย Individual Season Passย for just $65.00! ๐ŸŒท With this pass, you'll have access to the tulip fields anytime from 5 am until an hour after sunset. ๐ŸŒ… Plus no reservation is needed, so you can show up whenever you like. ๐ŸŒŸ

๐ŸŒ…ย Sunrise ticket is just $20.00 per adult! ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Valid for entry from 5 am to 7 am. but you can stay until sunset! ๐ŸŒทโœจ

๐ŸšDrone Upgradeย is available for just $10.00 and can be purchased only with a Sunrise or Season Pass ticket. ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ General Admission ticket is just $15 per adult, you'll enjoy parking, access to the tulip fields, children's play area, shuttle service to and from the fields, access to Wooden Shoe Gardens, and more! ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿšœ Children 12 and under get in free when accompanied by a ticketed adult. ๐ŸŽ‰

You will find all the ticket-related information here.

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๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ For the 2024 festival, buy tickets online, as they won't be sold at the gate. For the latest updates visit the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm website. ๐ŸŒทOne pro tip is - on their website it is written that tickets are non-rufundable and non-changable. ๐ŸŒทโœจ But if you email them mentioning any emergency, they would be happy to reschedule your ticket with no extra cost! I have done that myself!

What else to Do?

Explore endless fun at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm! ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿšœ From wandering through colorful tulip fields to discovering the charming gardens, there's excitement for all! ๐ŸŒผ

Sunrise at Tulip Garden

Experience the enchantment of sunrise at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm with a Sunrise ticket, available for just $5 more than the general admission ticket. ๐ŸŒ…

Keep in mind that this ticket is only redeemable from 5 AM to 7 AM, so don't miss out on this early morning opportunity! ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ๐ŸŒท

Photography Workshops

๐ŸŒท With 40 acres of tulips, a charming windmill, and the majestic Mount Hood in the distance, even the most amateur photographers can capture breathtaking shots. ๐Ÿž๏ธ๐ŸŒท

๐ŸŒท Also, exclusive photography workshops start from 175$ per person where you can learn valuable photography techniques tailored to your skill level. ๐Ÿ“ธ

๐Ÿž๏ธ From golden hour to moonlit blooms, these workshops offer a unique opportunity to refine your photography skills in a breathtaking setting. โœจ Plus, enjoy discounted admission to the farm.๐ŸŒŸ

Drone Shots

Enhance your experience with the Drone Upgrade for just $10.00! ๐Ÿš This upgrade allows you to operate a drone on Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm property, but it can be purchased only with a Sunrise or Season Pass Ticket. ๐ŸŒ…

๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Redeemable for the selected date from 5 am to 7 am, this upgrade offers a unique opportunity to capture stunning aerial footage of the tulip fields. ๐ŸŒท

โœจ Permissible flight hours are from 5:00 am to 8:00 am. Don't miss out on this exclusive upgrade!

Hot Air Ballon Ride

There are two types of rides that you can experience.

๐ŸŒ… Sunrise Flights:

๐ŸŽˆ Soar high above the breathtaking Wooden Shoe tulip fields in a hot air balloon for an unparalleled adventure! ๐ŸŒท Witness nature's vibrant canvas of colors and blooms from a unique vantage point of above 2000-3000 ft. ๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ Expert pilots will guide you to an unforgettable adventure.

๐Ÿ‘ซ Perfect for couples or families.

โฐ Operates only during the Annual Tulip Festival.

๐Ÿ’ฐ $250 for adults, $200 for kids. Includes toast and entry.

โณ 3-hour experience, 45-60 min flight.

๐ŸŽˆ Tethered Rides:

Do not want to spend $250 for the ride, but still want to get the feel? No worries, they also have an option for a tethered hot air balloon ride at a way lower cost! ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ÿชข Here, the balloon stays tethered to the ground with ropes, rising to heights of 50-75ft, giving a stunning bird's eye view of the field!

โฐ Runs Thursday through Sunday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (weather permitting).

๐Ÿ“‹ No reservations are required for these tethered flights.

๐Ÿ’ฐ $20 per adult, $10 per child (under 12).

Family Fun

At the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, there's more than just flowers! Families can enjoy lots of fun activities for all ages. ๐ŸŒท

๐ŸฅRubber duck races, horse swings, and a cozy hay bale tent await the little ones. ๐Ÿ„ They can even ride cow wagons through the tulip fields! ๐ŸŽก For extra fun, there are several carnival rides! ๐ŸŽˆ (Note: Weather may affect availability, and these are not included with admission.)

Food and Wine

๐Ÿงบ Families are encouraged to bring their own food and enjoy a picnic, with ample picnic tables provided. ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿœ Additionally, the farm offers a gift shop and cafรฉ where visitors can relax and unwind after admiring the beautiful blooms. ๐ŸŒท

๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Delicious food options await at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm daily! ๐ŸŒญ๐Ÿฅ— Enjoy a different culinary experience each visit! ๐Ÿบ๐Ÿท You can pair your meal with local beer and wine from the on-site tasting room while admiring the stunning tulip fields.

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Most vendors accept debit or credit cards, but for those in need of cash, an ATM is conveniently located on-site.

Weather Alert

The farm remains open during light rain, but activities like balloon rides may be canceled in severe weather. Check their website or call ahead for updates on conditions and closures.

โ˜” Pack rain gear and waterproof shoes/boots if rain is in the forecast. The fields can get very muddy.

๐Ÿ‘  Avoid wearing nice shoes or clothing that could get ruined by mud.

๐Ÿงฃ Dress in layers and bring extra warm clothes, as the weather can be unpredictable.

๐Ÿ’ฆ Consider bringing a towel or plastic bags to store muddy shoes/clothes.

๐ŸŒค๏ธโ˜” No matter the weather, the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm offers a truly magical experience. ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท With rows upon rows of vibrant tulips painting the landscape, it's a sight that will leave you in awe of nature's beauty. ๐ŸŽˆ From hot air balloon rides to ๐Ÿ‘ถ kid-friendly activities and ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ delectable food and drinks, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this iconic Oregon destination. ๐ŸŒ Plan your visit today with the help of this complete guide! See you at some other corner of the World, till then happy exploring with Haque's EYE!



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