Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival 2018

Sunday, April 8, 2018  | 1 - 5 pm | Pearl Street Mall 

RAIN DATE: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Spring officially arrives in Downtown Boulder when the vibrant Tulip Fairy, along with pint-sized fairies and elves, parade around the Pearl Street Mall ‘welcoming the tulips’. This beloved springtime tradition features special events and activities for girls and boys and celebrate the more than 15,000 tulips that adorn the world renowned Pearl Street Mall throughout the spring season. The event includes live stage performances, face painting, free activities for children and more!  

Click here to view the 2017 photo gallery!

Click here to view photo's of the 2017 Tulips! 

Exhibitors: If you are a non-profit, business, or DBP member and would like to be an exhibitor please fill out our Exhibitor Application and email it to jack@downtownboulder.org.


Bands: If you are interested in performing at the Tulip Fairy and Elf Festival, please visit our Band Submissions page for more information.


Don't forget: On Saturdays and Sundays year round, parking is FREE in all City of Boulder garages!  Click here for info. 

* Rain Date: In case of inclement weather the Tulip Fairy & Elf Festival will be rescheduled for Sunday, April 15th from 1 - 5 pm.  Should the festival be rescheduled we will make an announcement by 9 am on April 8th. 

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