Albany Tulip Festival 2024 lineup announced

Albany Tulip Festival 2024 lineup announced


ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The City of Albany has announced the schedule and lineup for the 76th Annual Albany Tulip Festival. The event will take place on Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 at Washington Park.

The annual spring festival pays tribute to Albany's deep Dutch heritage. The Tulip Festival will feature three stages of live music performances, more than 100 vendors and artisans, a variety of food trucks, an array of activities for all ages and a spectacular display of more than 100,000 tulips in the park.


The festival will offer free, continuous CDTA shuttle buses running to Washington Park throughout the event from the Eagle Street Garage and Elk Street Parking Lot. The annual tulip digging is scheduled for May 18 at 9 a.m., which will take place at the Moses Fountain. The annual tulip sale will be held May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Lakehouse.

Albany Tulip Festival 2024 Schedule

May 11

Yoga

  • 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Parade Grounds, presented by The Hot Yoga Spot.

Coronation ceremony of the Tulip Queen

  • 11:30 AM – Mendelssohn Club
  • 11:45 AM – Tulip Queen Parade
  • 12 noon – Coronation of the Tulip Queen

It was held at the Washington Park Lakehouse Theater. Nominations are being accepted online until April 19.

MEye stage

  • 1:30 PM – Atlas
  • 3pm – Prince Daddy and the Hyena
  • 4:30pm – Front bottoms

518 stage

  • 1 PM – B-Side
  • 2:15 PM – Sophia Kurz
  • 3:30pm – Camtron 5000
  • 4:45pm – Shameless Liz

May 12

25th Annual DC Area Mom of the Year celebration

MEye stage

  • 1pm – Off the record
  • 2:30pm – Funk Evolution
  • 4:30pm – New York players

518 stage

  • 1 PM – Girl's Love
  • 2:15 PM – Electronic Block
  • 3:30pm – Rhys Vollmer and The Carriage House Band
  • 4:45 PM – Oobleck

Kidzone stage

  • 1pm and 4pm – Andy “The Music Man”
  • 2 pm – Park Theater
  • 2:45pm and 4:45pm – Melvin the Great
  • 3:30pm and 5:30pm – Ruth Pelham

All weekend long. Introduced by Price Chopper. Additional activities for children will include games, pony rides, a rock climbing wall and a bounce house.

Wellness stage

  • 12 noon – Moon Sisters: Belly dance
  • 1 PM – Yoga for kids with Hot Spot Yoga
  • 2pm – Simple ballroom: salsa and bachata
  • 3pm – Art Partners: Hip-Hop Dance
  • 4pm – Marcus Rogers Dance Company: Dance of the Heart
  • 5pm – Lenny's Fitness Move: Zumba

Wellness classes are free all weekend long.

Tulip Festival Week Activities

Tulip Tours in Washington Park

  • May 1: 10 a.m. and 5 p.m
  • May 2: 11 a.m. and 5 p.m
  • May 3: 1pm and 6pm
  • May 8: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m
  • May 9: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m

May 10

  • 11:30am-12pm – Carillon Concert, outside Albany City Hall
  • 12 noon – Street, State Street and Lodge Cleaning Ceremony
  • 12:30 PM – Tulip Festival Luncheon, Blake Annex

Royal Tulip Ball

  • May 11 at 6:30 p.m. – Albany Capital Center

The Albany Tulip Festival is free to attend and open to the public. Anyone interested in volunteering at the event can register by visiting the Albany Events website.

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