Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

Mister C turned the Big 9 on Friday, so I let both the kids skip school and we headed to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival for the afternoon! Wooden Shoe is a wonderful, colorful, and fascinating tulip farm east of Canby. It took us about two and a half hours to get there from Astoria, starting on HWY 202 then popping onto HWY 26. 

I'm a sucker for things like this - big festival style gatherings on themed farms, like Pumpkin Patches, and music festivals. When I saw it pop up on Instagram, I knew I had to drag the kids out there with me for the experience. We got really lucky with the weather, too. It ended up being a sunny 70 degrees and felt like Summer. I didn't edit ay of the photos, either (except for the one of the kids facing each other eating ice cream). The colors are really that vibrant and bright.