Participating Villages want planter boxes to become a permanent part of Tulip Time

August 25, 2023Posted in: Community

planter boxes with budding tulips

Our collaboration with the communities of Penrose, Bundanoon, Exeter, Burrawang, Avoca, Robertson, Colo Vale, Balmoral, Hill Top, Yerrinbool, Medway, Berrima, and Wingello, to bring planter boxes to the villages during Tulip Time, is something our village communities want to see continue for years to come. Village Community Associations embraced the pilot program of hosting Tulip...

Tulip Time delivers $1.8 million to Highlands economy

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

Tulip Time girl

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...