Living

March 7, 2012

Botanica to have Tulip & Fairies Festival

Botanica will be abloom with 51,000 tulips in more than 80 varieties and 110,000 daffodils this spring, along with flowering trees, shrubs and spring perennials. To celebrate, Botanica will have a Tulips & Fairies Festival on the Saturdays from March 17 through April 14.

Botanica will be abloom with 51,000 tulips in more than 80 varieties and 110,000 daffodils this spring, along with flowering trees, shrubs and spring perennials. To celebrate, Botanica will have a Tulips & Fairies Festival on the Saturdays from March 17 through April 14.

Each Saturday will feature a scavenger hunt and fairy activities, along with these extra events:

March 24 – Paint the Towne: Create your own tulip-themed art.

March 31 – Wichita Children’s Theatre performances of “Thwacked” (10 a.m.) and “Peter Pan” (1 and 3 p.m.).

April 7 – Picture Day: Get your family’s or child’s picture taken among the tulips. Download from Botanica’s Flickr page after the event.

April 14 – Kansas Dance Academy ballet performance at 2 p.m.

The gardens will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the activities will be included in Botanica admission or membership.

The daffodils normally bloom through March, and the tulips from late March through late April.

Related content

Comments

Videos

Entertainment Videos