2017 Tulip Festival ready to bloom 01

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

Thanksgiving Point’s Ashton Gardens welcome hundreds and thousands of guests each spring for their annual Tulip Festival, which kicks off this Friday featuring the beautiful spring blooms highlighted throughout the gardens. The festival is free for Thanksgiving Point members and children 2 and under, with tickets $15-$20 for all other ages. It will run through May 4 at Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point, 3900 N. Garden Drive in Lehi, with hours Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more details, or to pre-purchase tickets for a specific time slot, visit thanksgivingpoint.org/events/tulip-festival.