Tulip Time

Tuesday 18 September - Monday 1 October
2018
9AM-4PM DAILY (EXCEPT SATURDAYS GARDEN OPEN UNTIL 9AM-5PM)
Corbett Gardens, Bendooley Street, Bowral
Phone. 02 4871 2888 or 1300 657 559
tuliptime@wsc.nsw.gov.au

Tulip Time, one of Australia's oldest and best loved floral festivals continues to grow as the region's largest event. Corbett Gardens, the centrepiece of the Festival is mass-planted with over 75,000 tulips, 15,000 annuals and an additional 40,000 tulips planted across the Shire.

Overall a celebration of stunning tulip displays, entertainment, special events
and premier private gardens, so essentially there's something on offer for
both young and the young at heart!

Events
GENERAL INFO & TICKETING
CHARITY PARTNER
SPONSORSHIP
TULIP TIME AWARDS


Here you will find information on:

Dates & Times, Entry Costs, Entertainment, Street Parade & Coaches/ Groups


DATES & TIMES

TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER TILL MONDAY 1 OCTOBER 2018

9AM - 4PM DAILY (EXCEPT SATURDAYS OPEN UNTIL 9AM-5PM)


Please note the garden will be CLOSED to the public on -

Sunday 16 & Monday 17 September in preparation for Tulip Time

PLEASE NOTE: NO DOGS OR SMOKING IS PERMITTED IN CORBETT GARDENS

ENTRY COSTS

Adults $12pp

Concession/Pensioner $7pp

Children 13-17yrs $7pp
Children - 12yrs and under - Free (accompanied by an adult)
Wingecarribee Residents - Free (identification required)


COACHES / GROUPS

To be eligible for group pricing, pre-booking of visit is required

Groups of 20+ paying in one transaction $6pp

Driver/Guide/Carer - FOC when accompanying 20+group


A coach/bus drop off/pick up zone on Bendooley Street is provided for the convenience of pre-booked groups


DOWNLOAD THE GROUP/COACH BOOKING FORM HERE


STREET PARADE

2018 Details coming soon


FOR MORE Information PLEASE CONTACT
T.1300 657 559 or e. tuliptime@wsc.nsw.gov.au


EACH YEAR TULIP TIME SEEKS EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FROM CHARITIES WISHING

to be considered as the endorsed Tulip Time Charity Partner.
Partnering with the Tulip Time Festival provides the appointed Charity Partner with a well known
and loved platform and opportunity from which they can fund raise as well as leverage/promote the
Charity's reach and brand awareness via various events, activities, merchandising etc. however;
it shouldn't be solely viewed for the purpose of fundraising.


2018 charity partner 

Wingecarribee Adult Day Care Centre and Dementia Australia have been announced as the charity partners for the 2018 Tulip Time Festival. 
Well-known local celebrity, Noeline Brown has also been announced as the 2018 Tulip Time Ambassador.
Wingecarribee Adult Day Care Centres support the frail aged, disabled and socially isolated people in the community through the provision of programs and services for those affected by
dementia, their families and carers.

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia. Simon Crowson, General Manager Fundraising, Dementia Australia, said "Dementia Australia is proud to be a charity partner and for the opportunity to raise awareness of the impact of Dementia in today's society".

Bob Constable, the Director and Chair of the Wingecarribee Adult Care Centres Extension Fundraising Committee, said "with the growing ageing population in the Southern Highlands there are not enough facilities to accommodate their needs, the 2018 Tulip Time Festival provides a great opportunity to raise the awareness of Dementia and the need for facilities to allow people to stay and be involved in the 

community for longer with a sense of comfort and support.


WADCC Dementia Australia




Tulip time 2017 sponsors

Austral Bricks LogoANZ Logo

AUSTRAL BRICKS
"As a proud sponsor for many years of Tulip Time, Austral Bricks welcomes you to the Festival. 
With a rich history in the Southern Highlands, Austral Bricks has a 
proud tradition of 100% Australian ownership. 
Our manufacturing facilities combine state-of-the-art technology with the company's vast experience 
and strong commitment to developing new and stylish products for our customers. 
From our humble beginnings, we have grown to be one of  the leading clay product manufacturers 
in the world and a truly great Australian success story. 
Come and visit us at our local outlet: Austral Bricks - Bowral Bricks, 1 Kiama Street, Bowral."

ANZ
ANZ has been a member of the Southern Highlands community for over 90 years and is committed
to supporting the local region. As part of this commitment we are proud to partner with 
Destination Southern Highlands to support 2017 Tulip Time. This locally-led initiative has grown
over 60 years, blooming into a premium event that brings colour, vibrancy and visitors to the region
and we look forward to ensuring the 2017 Festival continues this success.


MEDIA PARTNERS

Channel 9 LogoRadio 2ST2GB Logo

FESTIVAL SUPPORTERs

Athletics NSW LogoSHCCI LogoRotary Logo  HassosLions Club Logo

 

BUSINESS SUPPORTERS

House Of Tickets LogoMcDonalds MittagongZen Oasis LogoEmpire Cinema Logo



WOULD YOU LIKE TO EXPLORE SUPPORT TULIP TIME?


The Tulip Time Festival brings communities together to celebrate and share the region's diversity.

The continued support from local businesses, associations and sponsors allows Tulip Time

to develop and grown into the fantastic internationally awarded Festival it is today.


Contact Tulip Time for more information on how you can be a Tulip Time sponsor: 

P: 02 4871 2888 or E: tuliptime@wsc.nsw.gov.au 



2015 WORLD TULIP FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

2015 World Tulip Festival of the Year

It’s been a very exciting period for Tulip Time since the end of last year’s record
breaking Festival (38,000+ visitors); with the pinnacle being named as
World Tulip Festival of the Year by the World Tulip Summit Society (WTSS).


This accolade is even more impressive when you consider the competition consisted of
high profile festivals with huge budgets from some 17 countries as far afield as Asia, Turkey,
the United States and Europe - including Keukenhof in the Netherlands!
 
Whilst we obviously can’t go head to head with some of the other competitors in regard to size, it was
noted that we excelled in the promotion and celebration of the tulip flower across a range of criteria
including the quality of the tulip experience, level of innovation, contribution to the destination’s
sustainability and amount of public and media recognition.
 
An interesting fact that perhaps goes unknown is that annually Tulip Time attracts 65,000+ visitors
to the towns and villages across the region, with 38,000+ of these enjoying the festivities
in Corbett Gardens overall resulting in $7.2 million flowing into the regions visitor economy.

Download the below Press Release for additional information...

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