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The Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival runs Friday, April 13-Saturday, April 28. Closed Sundays.
Tulip Festival continues at Thanksgiving Point
Flower power » Annual event features 250,000 tulips and nearly 100 varieties.
First Published Apr 09 2012 09:17 am • Last Updated Apr 23 2012 12:16 pm

If you’ve seen one tulip, you haven’t seen them all. That’s why there are 250,000 of them at the Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival.

That’s right. A quarter of a million tulips — nearly 100 varieties — spread over 55 acres. It’s a little bit of Holland right here in Utah.

At a glance

Thanksgiving Point Tulip Festival

When: Continues through Saturday, April 28, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Closed Sundays)

Where: Thanksgiving Point, 3003 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi

Tickets: $10 adults, $9 seniors, $6 children 3-11; free for Thanksgiving Point Garden members and children 2 and under; available at the gate.

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And while this is an annual event, the gardens are redesigned every year to create new displays and exhibit new tulip varieties.

The festival runs through Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Sundays. On Fridays and Saturdays, the festival includes music, vendors and food.

Regular admission prices will be in effect; Thanksgiving Point Garden members are free.

Here’s the schedule of events:


• noon: Garden tour (back patio of Visitor Center)

• 1 p.m.: Gardening demo — Spring-blooming perennials (Creek Garden)

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• 2 p.m.: Garden tree tour (back patio of Visitor Center)


• noon: Garden Tour

• 1 p.m.: Gardening demo — Great shrubs for Utah (Creek Garden)

• 6-8 p.m.: Gardening class — Square foot gardening 101 (Pine Room)


• noon: Garden tour (back patio of Visitor Center)

• noon: Garden tree tour (back patio of Visitor Center)

• 1 p.m.: Gardening Demo — Beautiful perennials (Garden Creek)

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