This Beautiful Tulip Festival Is One Spring Event In Washington You Don't Want To Miss
We interrupt this seemingly endless winter with a happy reminder: Spring is, in fact, on the horizon. And whatever that means for you, we hope you find some time in your seasonal schedule to head to the iconic Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. For over 30 years, this tulip festival in Washington State has been a beautiful tradition for Washingtonians – and this year’s event will be better than ever.
A sure sign that spring is finally here is when tulips in Washington spring forth into vibrant blossoms. What is your favorite place to see the tulips bloom?
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What are some spring festivals in Washington State?
When spring comes to Washington you'll know it. This state really loves to celebrate colorful creative festivals each year. Here are a few of the spring festivals in Washington State to look forward to each year:
- Spokane Lilac Festival, Spokane, WA: Since 1938, Spokane has been the home of the annual Lilac Festival. The focus has always been this delightful flower, but the event has grown to include art exhibits, classic car shows, parades, food trucks, and even brewery tours. Look forward to this May festival the next time you visit Spokane in the springtime.
- Walla Walla Balloon Stampede, Walla Walla, WA: Another delightful explosion of color in the spring is the hot air balloon festival. In early to mid-May, on Mother's Day weekend, look to the skies to see these breathtaking balloons travel across the land in the early morning sun. Get to the event early to get your tickets to ride in one of the quiet majestic balloons.
- Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, Wenatchee, WA: Regarded as the apple capital of the world, Wenatchee holds this epic apple festival from the last weekend in April until the first weekend in May. This delightful festival has been happening each year for over 100 years! Enjoy carnival rides, live music, food trucks, a funnel cake eating contest, and a massive parade with classic cars, marching bands, and over 4,500 children dressed to the nines in colorful costumes.
Of course, the Washington wine country will not be outdone each spring either. Here are several vineyards to enjoy a wine tour in Washington as well.