Tyler, Texas- The undeniable aroma of hundreds of thousands of Tyler roses is in the air. The 82nd Annual Texas Rose Festival has commenced in Tyler, Texas and will last through Sunday, October 18. Make plans to “stop and smell the roses” this weekend in Tyler, Texas!
The Texas Rose Festival celebrates the region’s history of growing roses since its beginning in 1933. This fun annual weekend in Tyler is geared around the beauty of roses and offers numerous events for the entire family.
This year’s theme, Royalty of the Under Water Realm, is set to inspire. The Rose Show in Rose Garden Center will feature more than 10,000 blooms from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18.
The Rose Parade will kick off at 9 a.m. at Glenwood and Front streets. The parade will proceed west on Front Street, through the East Texas State Fairgrounds, ending inside Rose Stadium. A pre-parade show in the stadium also begins at 9 a.m. This year’s parade will feature more than 120 entries. The parade features floats, marching bands, walking groups, drill teams, mounted horse clubs, vintage cars, and of course the queen and her court!
See a full schedule of events HERE.