Set a date for Taiwan’s Calla Lily Festival

The Taipei festival will take place from March 29 to April 28 at Yangmingshan National Park

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(photo taken from the event's official website)

(photo taken from the event's official website)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The main attractions at the Calla Lily Festival this year will be beautiful landscapes and music concerts, according to Taipei’s Department of Economic Development (DOED).

The festival will take place in Zhuzihu (竹子湖), at Yangmingshan National Park in Taipei, from March 29 to April 28. In addition to admiring flowers, visitors can change into frog costumes to pick the flowers on the farms.

“The participating calla lily farms will take turn hosting concerts throughout the activity period, offering visitors a relaxing stay in the vicinity as they watch the sea of calla lilies under the afternoon sun,” a statement on the event’s website said.

Traffic controls will be implemented on nearby major roads on weekends and holidays.

According to the Beitou Farmers’ Association, the calla lilies will bloom until the end of May.

For more information, please visit the event’s Chinese website or call Beitou Farmers’ Association at 02-2892-4185, ext. 540.

How to get there:

  • MRT Beitou Station-Take route S9 or 129 (only travels to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu.
  • MRT Shipai Station-Take route S8 or 129 (only travels to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu.
  • Taipei Railway Station
    1.Take route 126 Flower Festival Express to Yangmingshan Second Parking Lot and transfer to route 128, 129, S8, S9 or 131 (128 and 129 only travel to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu.

    2.Take route 260 to Yangmingshan Terminal and walk to Yangmingshan Transfer Station to take route 128, 129, or 131 (128 and 129 only travel to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu.
  • MRT Jiantan Station-Take any of the following buses to Yangmingshan Second Parking Lot:109, 111, 126, and 127. Transfer to route 128, 129, S8, S9 or 131 (128 and 129 only travel to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu. Yangmingshan Flower Clock Area/Second Parking Lot: Take 128, 129, S8, S9, or 131 (128 and 129 only travel to Zhuzihu area during Calla Lily Festival) to Zhuzihu. Public Insurance Building on Gongyuan Rd. – Take “Taipei-Jinshan Line” to Zhuzihu.

(photo taken from the 2019 Zhuzihu Calla Festival website/the Beitou Farmers’ Association)