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100,000 Free Tulips Coming to SF’s Union Square

Massive pop-up tulip garden set to blanket Union Square on March 5, 2022 – and you can pick your own bunch for free
By - posted 2/9/2022 No Comment

On March 5, 2022, a colorful display of more than 100,000 tulips will cover Union Square in San Francisco. Best of all, you’re invited to visit the site and pick your own bunch of tulips to take home.

100,000 Free Tulips Comes to Union Square
Saturday, March 5, 2022 | 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Union Square, San Francisco
FREE

This event was confirmed by the promoters on 2/22/22

The ”Tulip Garden” at Union Square will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. and it will be closed at 4:30 p.m. By that time, all 100,000 tulips will have been picked and will soon be giving many American households a wonderful feeling of early spring.

Plus, March 8 is International Women’s Day. What better way to celebrate this special day than with a bunch of fresh colorful tulips?

Access to the garden is free and so are the tulips.

2022 Press Release + Details

100,000 Tulips to Blanket San Francisco’s Union Square on Flower Bulb Day in Honor of International Women’s Day
Tulips to return to the city on March 5th

American-produced tulips, grown from European bulbs, are returning to San Francisco’s Union Square on March 5, 2022, for Flower Bulb Day. To celebrate International Women’s Day, the public is invited to pick a free bouquet of American-grown tulips from the donated 100,000 tulips for themselves or to gift to a woman that has inspired them this year.

World-renowned floral designer Sarah Campbell, founder of Intrigue Designs, and fellow designer Jordan Marx will be live at the event, crafting a blossoming floral gown made entirely of tulips. The dynamic duo appeared on Netflix’s “The Big Flower Fight,” and their installations have been featured on NBC, ABC, in The Knot, and Martha Stewart Living. Sarah and Jordan will also be designing an interactive tulip presentation that will inspire and entertain visitors.

Save the Date: March 5, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Where: San Francisco’s Union Square (conveniently located near the Powell Street BART station). A large turnout is expected; attendees are encouraged to use public transportation.
  • What: Pick and share a bouquet of tulips with women that have inspired you in honor of International Women’s Day. As always, access to the tulip garden in Union Square is free, and so are the flowers.
  • Entrance Disabled Visitors: A special entrance is available for disabled visitors.