Albany Tulip Queen

Selection Process

The Selection Process:

  • Young women between the ages of 18-24 may apply themselves or are nominated for Tulip Queen through letters of recommendation.
  • Letters are received and reviewed by the Selection Committee (comprised of former Tulip Queen/Court members, local businessmen/women and volunteers)
  • The Selection Committee interviews qualified candidates during March and April
  • Semi-finalists are chosen and invited to attend the Tulip Tea. The Selection Committee is able to learn more about the nominees and see how they interact with one another
  • Each semi-finalist will receive a prepared question for the Final Interview and is informed that there will be an unprepared question to answer as well
  • Each nominee will receive 10 minutes to provide their answers
  • After Final Interviews, the judges will determine five finalists to serve as the Tulip Court
  • The judges will continue to review and observe the finalists at various events, before deciding who is to be crowned Tulip Queen

About Us

The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.


City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
City Hall - Room M252
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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