April 22, 2017
The annual Flower Parade is a feast of beautiful colors and enticing aromas. 20 enormous floats and 30 cars richly decorated with flowers drive along a 42 kilometer route from Noordwijk to Haarlem.
The annual Flower Parade (Bloemencorso in Dutch) is a feast brimming with beautiful colors and delicious perfumes. Twenty huge floats and thirty lavishly decorated cars follow a 42 kilometre route from Noordwijk to Haarlem. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from Holland and abroad are drawn to the colorful flower spectacle every year. Come early to find a good spot along the road and get the most from the Flower Parade.
- An annual feast of beautiful colors.
- A 42 kilometer route from Noordwijk to Haarlem.
- The route passes the Keukenhof
From Noordwijk to Haarlem
The Flower Parade starts on Saturday 22th April at 9.30 a.m. and finishes in Haarlem at 9 p.m. Around 3.30 p.m. the Flower Parade passes the Keukenhof.
On Sunday April 23th you can admire the work put into the Flower Parade in Haarlem, where the floats remain on view until 5p.m.
Flower your Life
Millions of flowers and the work of hundreds of volunteers make the most amazing flower parade in the world possible. Make sure you find a good spot along the route, because hundreds of thousands of spectators don’t want to miss a second of this spectacular sight.
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