Texans know to keep their eyes peeled for bluebonnets, but Texas’ tulips are just as gorgeous this time of year. Spring will be here before you know it North Texas will begin popping with color.
From March to April, tulips will bloom around Texas. But why just enjoy them from afar? Here are a few places around North Texas where you can pick your own bouquet and take photos for any occasion.
Nothing says spring like fresh-picked tulips and Texas Tulips offers around 100 varieties of tulips to choose from. Instagram-worthy photo opportunities and a hay maze for kids make the spot perfect for a day trip. Professional photographers are also on location if you don’t have an eye for photography.
10656 FM 2931, Pilot Point, Texas 76258
Half a million tulips and a variety of other flowers will soon bloom at Dallas Blooms. From Feb. 25 through April 16, families can enjoy the beauty of the arboretum, featuring bronze sculptures by artist Gary Lee Price.
8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218
Forth Worth Botanic Garden
The botanic garden buys its bulbs early in the fall and chills them in its refrigerators to ensure they are perfect for planting. Around 150,000 bulbs, including tulips, daffodils and hyacinths were planted in December in preparation for Spring.
3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Waxahachie Civic Center
Tulipalooza is an annual tulip festival that brings a burst of color to North Texas while benefiting a dozen local charities. From March 17-26, Tulipalooza is back for the fourth year. Hundreds of thousands of tulip bulbs are imported from Holland and planted at the Waxahachie Civic Center in December. Rain or shine, families can enjoy the festival and pick some flowers.
2000 Civic Center Ln, Waxahachie, TX 75165