Tulip Time delivers $1.8 million to Highlands economy

December 23, 2022Posted in: Community, Delivering, Tourism

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This year’s Tulip Time celebrations have delivered an estimated $1.8 million to the Shire’s economy with a record number of guests visiting the floral festival. A report presented to Council in December revealed that 61,000 guests visited the Shire’s premier tourism event over the course of the 18-day celebrations. Council’s Coordinator Tourism and Events Libby...

Harbison to join Tulip Time Bulb Planting

May 17, 2022Posted in: Events

Preparations for this year’s Tulip Time celebrations are set to gather pace with the official bulb planting at Bowral’s Corbett Gardens on Friday 20 May 2022. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble said more than 75,000 bulbs would be planted in Corbett Gardens as part of this year’s celebrations. “We’re thrilled to welcome back...

Tulips Time to expand after dark

March 31, 2022Posted in: Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire’s 2022 Tulip Time celebrations are set to shine after dark when the festivities return in September this year. The announcement of an extended evening program for Tulip Time follows an injection of $74,595 in funding secured by Wingecarribee Shire Council from the NSW Government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund. Council’s Director Corporate Strategy and...

Tulip Time 2021 goes virtual!

August 26, 2021Posted in: Tourism

The Southern Highlands annual Tulip Time festival in Corbett Gardens is to be transformed into an online virtual tour following uncertainty around public health orders relating to physical distancing and public gatherings. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble explained the decision. “After much deliberation Council has decided to re-focus this year’s celebrations,” she said. “We considered...

Tulip Time to bloom in 2021

April 6, 2021Posted in: Events

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Tulip Time will be back in September following last year’s COVID cancellation. Council’s Group Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, Steve Rosa said plans for the festival’s return were well progressed. “Tulip Time is synonymous with the Southern Highlands and we’re absolutely thrilled to announce its return in September of this year,” he said. “Council’s...