2017 Tulip Festival ready to bloom 04

Tulips and other flowers from around the Ashton Gardens are pictured Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. While there are hundreds of tulips blooming for the 2017 Tulip Festival, thousands more are expected to be fully bloomed by the April 7th opening date of the festival. The event will go from April 7 to May 6. DOMINIC VALENTE, Daily Herald

The Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point's Ashton Gardens is a yearly attraction that brings in multitudes of visitors. Thanks to some helpful weather, the festival is beginning a week earlier than planned, and will be open on April 7. Admission is between $14 and $20 and the garden is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.