Make plans to attend Botanica’s Tulip Festival on April 1, 8 & 15, 2023, from 10 am-2 pm! Enjoy this beautiful Tulip season with unique attractions on three Saturdays in a row. Botanica is the perfect place to get outside and enjoy beautiful blooms.
All tickets must be purchased in advance!
Botanica’s “Tulip Festival” Starting April 1st
Celebrate spring by attending the Tulip Festival at Botanica Gardens in Wichita, KS! Botanica’s Tulip Festival will feature over 70,000 tulips with over 87 varieties this year. 30 of these tulip varieties have never been grown at Botanica before. Tulip Festival takes place on the first three Saturdays in April from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. There will be events and activities perfect for both kids and adults. All guests, including Botanica members, must purchase their tickets in advance and reserve their time slot online. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for youth, and free for members.
Tulip Festival Schedule:
With the help of Presenting Sponsor Colby B. Sandlian, Botanica is proud to offer three days of family-filled fun. Each Saturday will feature live music on the terrace, a petting zoo, face painting, and carousel rides for $3 per ride. There will also be local food vendors such as Hot-2-Trot Gourmet Hotdogs, Want Bierock, and Cheezepanzee. Adults will also have their choice of mimosas, Bloody Marys, and wine available for purchase. Tulip Walking Tours will be offered each Saturday during Tulip Festival. Pre-register for the special 45-minute guided walking tour, so you don’t miss a single tulip variety. The tulip walking tours are limited to the first 25 guests and are $10 per person.
In addition to the above activities, there will also be special guests and activities being featured
- On April 1st, The Steinbergs will be playing live on the Terrace. The Wichita Children’s theatre will also be performing Schoolhouse Rock Live! Vignette on the Grand Lawn at 11:00am. The Dance Center will also perform on the Grand Lawn at 12:30pm. Children will also receive a complimentary digital photo with the ICT Easter Bunny!
- On April 8th, J Michael Music will play live on the Terrace. The Daydream Band ICT will perform on the Grand Lawn from 11:00am-1:00pm. Children will also receive a complimentary digital photo with the ICT Easter Bunny!
- On April 15th, Laura Burkholder will be playing live on the Terrace. Children will be surrounded by bubbles during a Bubble Bonanza on the Grand Lawn. There will also be a fun spring photo booth provided by Lamphouse Photo to commemorate the day.
What Else Is There to Do During the Event?
Even after you’ve done all the activities and interacted with every vendor, there is still plenty to see at Botanica. The 20 acres of the ever-changing botanical wonderland houses more than 30 themed areas and over 4,000 plant species. As guests wind through the gardens, they will also discover additional gems. Inspiring sculptures, relaxing water features, and even a ride on a restored 1949 carousel means Botanica is fun for the whole family.