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DEADLINE: Albany Tulip Festival Vendor Application

  • The 70th Annual Albany Tulip Festival Washington Park Road Albany, NY United States (map)

Albany Tulip Festive, Mother's Day Weekend.

Albany Tulip Festival

Mother's Day Weekend

The 70th Annual Albany Tulip Festival
May  12 & 13, 2018
Washington Park, Albany, NY

Saturday and  Sunday: Vendors, food, music and more • 11:00am - 6:00pm

The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs invites businesses to participate in the numerous opportunities that exist for vendors during special events produced by the City. All events are presented free to the public. 

Vendor opportunities exist in multiple Albany locations, including Washington Park and Jennings Landing at the Corning Riverfront Park. . 

Please note: Prospective vendors must complete an application and return it with payment to the Cultural Affairs Office in order to be considered for participation. Applications are available online approximately two-to-three months prior to an event. All applications will be reviewed and selected by a panel of jurors. All vendors must meet the criteria listed in each application in order to be considered for the event. Due to the high volume of applications and limited space at each event, spaces are occasionally sold out prior to the application deadline. Potential vendors are encouraged to contact the Cultural Affairs Office for a current status on space availability. Walk-in vendors are NOT permitted at any time.

Please see the list of current vendor event applications below. For more information, email or call the Cultural Affairs Office at (518) 434-2032. 

ear Fine Arts Tulip Festival Applicant,

Capital Region’s official kick-off to spring, the Albany Tulip Festival returns in 2018 to celebrate its 70th anniversary. This free 2 day event is Albany's crown jewel; showcasing picturesque Washington Park and its 100,000 tulips at their peak. Featuring an array of vendors, specialty zones, live music and entertainment, this cherished festival continues to draw 80,000+ attendees annually from locals to international travelers of all demographics. The Office of Cultural Affairs is currently accepting applications from potential artists to be included in the Fine Art Show at the Tulip Festival featuring artists showcasing and selling their original works of visual arts created in various mediums. Attached you will find the application packet which contains the application, an information sheet explaining the process as well as the policies and procedures for vendor participation. Deadline for all applications to be postmarked is Friday March 2, 2018. On behalf of the City of Albany, we look forward to receiving your application for the 70th Anniversary Tulip Festival.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Cultural Affairs at (518) 434-2032 or


Alay Medina, Director
City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs