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Spring weather brings out the tulips — and their admirers

Ottawa residents and tourists celebrated the warm spring weather Saturday with a trip to the Canadian Tulip Festival. 

Flowers blossomed in this weekend's spring weather

Tulips at Ottawa's Major's Hill Park. (Ian Black/CBC)

Ottawa residents and tourists celebrated the warm spring weather Saturday with a trip to the Canadian Tulip Festival. 

The flowers appeared in full bloom this weekend,  just before the festival officially wraps up on Victoria Day. 

Here are some Saturday scenes from Commissioner's Park, the epicentre of the annual floral showcase.

People take photos of tulips in Commissioner's Park during the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Organizers estimate there were 100,000 flower-seekers that day. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)
A boy runs beside a bed of tulips in Commissioner's Park during the Canadian Tulip Festival in Ottawa on Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)
Weiguang Xiao gets a kiss from his four-year-old daughter Ivy as they take a selfie during the Canadian Tulip Festival in Commissioner's Park in Ottawa on Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)
Sreehari Desuru, right, and Sreelakshmi Jujarayin pose for a photo among tulips during the Canadian Tulip Festival in Commissioner's Park in Ottawa on Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press)

And here are some photos people shared on Twitter from the festival.

Did you take a great shot yourself this year? Share it with us on Twitter.

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