Ottawa Tulip Festival – Take 2

Last week I posted about our time at the annual Ottawa Tulip Festival.

Here is the promised follow-up with the rest of the best of my pics from that visit:

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These were all taken at Commissioners Park near Dow’s Lake.

For those interested in attending next year, the 65th edition of the Ottawa Tulip Festival will begin on May 12th, 2017.

Thanks for looking 🙂

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World’s youngest grumpy old man & heart failure wonder boy. Interests: writing, woodworking, photography, travel, tennis, wine, and I know a bit about power tools.
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25 Responses to Ottawa Tulip Festival – Take 2

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  2. RuthsArc says:

    What a wonderful festival. Thank you for taking us on this tour and sharing your lovely photos.


  3. Gorgeous photos, Norm. Love the tulip art almost as much as the real thing. 🙂

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  4. Thank you for showing us more of your gorgeous tulips. What a wonderful festival!!! When I see tours next year, I’m really going to be tempted.

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  5. Dan Hen says:

    We don’t see many tulips in this part of the world ( southern Cal. )

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  6. jan says:

    Are the sculptures made of glass? How lovely!

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  7. Sue Slaght says:

    Norm I’m not sure if I like the real tulips or the art pieces better. This is not something I have ever considered attending. I’ve just jotted down next year’s date. Thank you!


  8. Little Voice says:

    Reblogged this on that little voice and commented:
    I couldn’t resist passing this along. Lovely flowers, especially the ones created by men and women.


  9. Little Voice says:

    Norm, these shots are beautiful. And I love the creativity of the man made tulips.

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  10. Be still my heart. More beautiful pics of a place I need to go!


  11. julieallyn says:

    Beautiful shots, Norm. They made me smile!


  12. Lynn says:

    So gorgeous Norm! I have marked it on my calendar for next year!


  13. I agree. The tulip sculptures are very cool and, of course, the real ones are beautiful.


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  14. Dan Antion says:

    Beautiful – I love the tulip sculptures.

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  15. joannesisco says:

    More gorgeous photos, Norm!
    … but still, I’m sure no photo could capture the splendor of SO MANY tulips!! You’ve inspired me to want to be there next year to witness it for myself.

    LOVE the tulip statues 🙂

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    • Norm 2.0 says:

      I’m sure you won’t regret going, and next year should be extra special what with Canada’s 150th celebrations going on all year.


      • joannesisco says:

        Ooooh – I had forgotten about Canada’s birthday celebrations next year! You’re right – a trip to Ottawa in 2017 will truly be epic. It might already be too late to book a hotel room – glad I have family in the vicinity 😉


  16. Ruth says:

    I really love the srtistic colourful tulip statue things (or whatever they’re called!) 🙂

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  17. Helen Bushe says:

    One word: Wonderful!

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