Beautiful NC Tulip Fields
I once thought the only place I could find beautiful tulip fields was in the Netherlands. Well, it turns out we have some pretty awesome tulip fields in NC too! So if you are looking for a little bit of the Netherlands this Spring, look no further than North Carolina.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Beautiful NC Tulip Fields
- How To Get to The Tulip Fields in NC
- When to Visit the Tulip Fields in NC
- What to Expect When Visiting Dewberry Farms
- More about Dewberry Farm
- Other Things to Do Around Tulip Fields
- Other Tulip Fields Around North Carolina
- Tulip Fields in NC -Wrap-Up
How To Get to The Tulip Fields in NC
Located right in Kernersville, NC, get ready to check out Dewberry Farm’s 20 acres. The farm is located about 1.5 hours West of Raleigh, NC, and about 1.5 hours Northeast of Charlotte.
Additionally, you are just about 11 miles from Winston-Salem.
Like the rest of North Carolina, the best way to get to the tulip fields is by car.
Dewberry Farm Address: 2585 Dewberry Farm Ln, Kernersville, NC 27284
Hours: Monday- Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
When to Visit the Tulip Fields in NC
Tulips are a spring flower that starts popping up around the end of March. This year, Dewberry farm expects about 30,000 tulips to be in bloom for their opening day, March 26th.
Currently, if you plan on visiting Dewberry farms tulip fields, you will need to purchase a ticket ahead of time. You can find Dewberry Farm tickets here.
Admission is $5 USD for adults and $3 USD for children. This year they have 2-hour slots that you need to choose from, however, you can stay over your two hours.
What to Expect When Visiting Dewberry Farms
This is Dewberry Farms’ 4th annual tulip festival. They have graciously planted 100,000 tulips for us to enjoy!
Spread across their 20 acres, you can explore these NC tulip fields, tons of other flowers, and their cute farm animals including horses, donkeys, sheep, and even chicks.
They have also set up tons of instagram-worthy photo areas for you to enjoy including 3 tree swings.
What is really cool about their tulip fields is that you can choose to cut your own tulips, or even dig up the bulb to bring home and plant in your own garden. They do ask for you to bring your own scissors/clippers and a little handheld shovel.
Additionally, they are selling buckets and baskets for you to put your tulips in, or you can bring your own.
The tulip bulbs are $1.75 each and for just the tulips are $1.25 each.
They also welcome you to bring a blanket and set up a picnic to fully enjoy their whole farm.
It is also worth noting that it can be pretty muddy. My shoes used to be white and are now brown so definitely don’t wear your favorite shoes.
More about Dewberry Farm
The original 100-acre family farm was purchased by Ash Johnson back in 1925 and The farm was originally used for tobacco and sugarcane for the local community.
Art and Wendi now run Dewberry farm with so much love.
Dewberry Farms, NC is actually more than just tulip fields. During the summer, they also act as a wedding venue. Because of this, they are currently only open to the public 2 times a year. One for the tulip fields and the other is for their sunflower fields.
Other Things to Do Around Tulip Fields
While you might want to spend all day at the farm, there are quite a few other things you can check out while you are in the area.
- Explore Winston Salem, especially Old Salem with homes dating back to the 1800’s.
- Hike Pilot Mountain
- Explore the Mt. Airy area
- Check out the Vineyards nearby
- Hike Hanging Rock
Other Tulip Fields Around North Carolina
While I haven’t had a chance to visit these farms this year, I hope to see them next tulip season and still wanted to list them.
- Eno River Farm: Address: 2127 St Marys Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278
- Howard Family Farm: Address: 250 Crater Rd #9290, Harmony, NC 28634
- The Biltmore Garden in Asheville. While you can’t pick these tulips, they do a beautiful display of tulips.
Tulip Fields in NC -Wrap-Up
This covers where to see tulip fields in NC, tips, and some fun things to do after! Have any other favorite tulip farms I missed? Let me know in the comments below!