10 best Dutch flower parades

The flower parade is the Dutch “bloemencorso” recognized by UNESCO as “the intangible cultural heritage of mankind”. Listed below are the ten best flower parades in Holland.

10 Best Dutch Flower Parade

Note: The list is in chronological order, with 1 being the earliest date in 2022 and 10 being the latest.

#1 Blumencorso Bollenstreak
  • bulb area flower parade
  • State: South Holland / North Holland
  • date: April 23, 20202
  • over 1 million spectators
  • 2022 marks the 75th edition
  • Floats decorated with hyacinths, daffodils and tulips
  • The parade route is 42 kilometers (Noordwijk to Haarlem)
  • Floats on display in Haarlem city center on Sunday 24th April
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#2 Valencorso Westland
  • Westland Floating Flower Parade
  • State: South Holland
  • date: June 23-26, 2022
  • Attracting hundreds of thousands of spectators
  • Water parade sailing different routes for 4 consecutive days
  • Floats decorated with flowers, vegetables and plants grown in the Westland region
  • The route includes the cities of Delft, The Hague, Ruiswijk, Naaldwijk and Maasluis.
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#3 Rainsburg Corso
  • Rheinsburg Flower Parade
  • State: South Holland
  • date: August 13, 2022
  • First edition held in 1946
  • 60 floats and rides decorated with various flowers
  • The parade route starts in Rheinsburg, passes through Katwijk and ends in Noordwijk
  • Float on display at Noordwijk (Wilhelmina Boulevard) on Sunday 14th August
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#4 Bloom’n Corso Larsum
  • reelsum flower parade
  • State: Utrecht
  • date: August 13, 2022
  • 2022 marks the 70th edition
  • A float decorated with dahlias
  • The floats will also be on display in Lillesum city center on Sunday 14th August.
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#5 CORSO SINT JANSKLOOSTER
  • St. Jansklooster Flower Parade
  • State: Overijssel
  • date: August 19, 2022
  • First edition held in 1968
  • A float decorated with dahlias
  • The floats will be on display in the city center on Saturday 20th August
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#6 Volksfest Winter Swiss
  • Winterswyke Folk Festival
  • State: Gelderland
  • date: August 26-27, 2022
  • A key element of the festival is the Flower Parade (Friday and Saturday).
  • Nearly 50 large and small floats decorated with over 1.5 million dahlias
  • The parade draws about 10,000 spectators
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#7 Blumencorso Erde
  • flower parade
  • State: Drenthe
  • date: September 3, 2022
  • 15 decorated floats each from different regions of Eelde
  • Parade route 2.5 km
  • The floats will be displayed at the festival grounds (Mozartweg) on ​​Sunday 4th September.
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#8 Corso Zundato
  • Zundert Flower Parade
  • Province: North Brabant
  • date: September 4, 2022
  • First edition held in 1936
  • Over 8 million dahlias used to decorate the floats
  • Parade route is 5km
  • The world’s largest flower parade
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#9 Bloom’n Corso Lichtenwolde
  • Liechtenbolde Flower Parade
  • State: Gelderland
  • date: September 11, 2022
  • First edition held in 1929
  • Parade route is 2.5 km
  • Over 4 million dahlias used to decorate floats
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#10 Fruit Corso Thiel
  • teal fruit parade
  • State: Gelderland
  • date: September 17, 2022
  • 2022 60th
  • Floats decorated with fruits, vegetables and seeds
  • The floats will be on display in Tyr city center on Sunday 18th September.
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