Bollenstreek Flower Parade

from Apr 22nd 2017 to Apr 22nd 2017


The annual BloemenCorso Bollenstreek (Dune & Bulb Flower Parade) takes place on Saturday 22nd April beginning at 09:30 from Wilhelminaboulevard (by the Lighthouse) in Noordwijk and will follow a 40km parade route that ends in Haarlem at approximately 21:30. 

The Flower Parade route will pass through several South Holland towns along the way including:

  • Voorhout 11:20-11:45
  • Sassenheim 12:25-14:20
  • Lisse 14:45-16:00 (Keukenhof at 15:40)
  • Hillegom 16:15-17:35
  • Bennenbroek 19:25
  • Heemstede 19:55-20:20
  • Haarlem 20:45-21:30

There are additional activities leading up to the parade and following:

Wednesday to Friday 19-21 April: The floats will be decorated at DeLeeuw Flowerbulbs indoor center in Sassenheim. You can go and watch the hundreds of volunteers creating the floats (19/04: 09:00-22:00, 20/04: 09:00-22:00, 21/04: 09:00-13:00). Admission €5 Adults, €2 Children 6-12

Friday 21st April: The floats will be on exhibit in Noordwijkerhout from 16:00-20:30. At 20:30 the floats will be lit up which is the start of the Illuminated Flower Parade through the town and on to Noordwijk where they will arrive at 22:00. There they will stay until the start of the Flower Parade the next morning. 

Sunday 22nd April: The floats will be on exhibit in the Haarlem city center (Gedempte Oude Gracht/Nassaulaan) all day until approximately 18:00.