Tagged: Tulip Time

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

October 3, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism

Council calls for 2018 Tulip Time charity partner

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from charities wishing to become the official charity partner for next year’s Tulip Time celebrations. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events, Steve Rosa is encouraging all eligible charities to lodge an application. “Tulip Time is our largest annual event, bringing tens of thousands of domestic and international visitors...

Tulip Time 2017 late to bloom but still a success

September 28, 2017Posted in: Events, Tourism

The 57th Southern Highlands Tulip Time Festival has been hailed a success with over 34,000 visitors flocking through the gates of Corbett Gardens. Council’s Manager Tourism and Events Steve Rosa said despite not reaching record visitation levels he was pleased with the result. “Weather conditions weren’t on our side this year,” he said. “A dry...

Cool weather delays tulip blooms

September 11, 2017Posted in: Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council wishes to advise that tulips in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens are late to bloom following unfavourable weather conditions. With the 2017 Tulip Time Festival set to kick off from Tuesday 12 September Council is offering free entry to all visitors until the tulips put on their annual spectacular display of colour. Council’s Manager...

Under the Sea in Corbett Gardens writing competition

September 8, 2017Posted in: Events

Corbett gardens

Wingecarribee Public Libraries are inviting the Shire’s youth to join them as they celebrate this year’s Tulip Time celebrations with an underwater themed writing competition. Held in conjunction with the Friends of Wingecarribee Libraries, the competition asks juniors to draw a picture or either write a poem or short story incorporating this year’s Tulip Time...

Council calls for information on Corbett Garden vandals

June 8, 2017Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling for information from residents who may have witnessed any persons damaging structures and garden beds in Bowral’s Corbett Gardens. Council’s Head Gardner Rod McTernan said the most recent incident occurred over the weekend of the 3 and 4 June. “Our staff arrived after the weekend to discover several of our...