Canadian Tulip Festival

Tulip fun stuff

Zoom backgrounds

Have your next group chat in a field of beautiful brightly coloured tulips with one of these Zoom backgrounds.

Zoom background - Tulip
Major's Hill Parliament Tulips
Major's Hill Park Parliament Tulips
Zoom background - Tulip

Change your Zoom background

  1. Download a background to your computer.
  2. In Zoom settings, enable the Virtual Background option on the Meetings tab.
  3. While in a meeting click the ^ arrow next to the Start/Stop Video.
  4. Click the + button and upload the background from your computer.

Troubleshooting? Learn more on the Zoom support page.

Colouring pages

Download these colouring pages and create your own beautiful tulip garden (check out these other great Ottawa colouring sheets from the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Diefenbunker: Canada’s Cold War Museum and the Canadian Tulip Festival).

Colouring page 1 Colouring page 2
Colouring page - Tulips - Option 1
Colouring page option 2

Tulip cookie

Bake this delicious tulip inspired cookie recipe from C’est Bon Cooking.

Tulip cocktail

Celebrate the return of spring with this deliciously fresh cocktail by Stephen Flood of Riviera, a local Ottawa hot spot.

''Tiptoe Through the Tulips'' Negroni

Ingredients Preparation
  • 1 oz Romeo’s Gin
  • 1/2 oz Campari
  • 1/2 oz Aperol
  • 1 oz Lillet Blanc
  1. Stir all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice
  2. Strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube
  3. Cut a slice of grapefruit in half and slide it in between the glass and the ice cube, so that the juice of the grapefruit slowly seeps into the drink
Tulip drink ingredients
Tulip drink

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