The 81st Texas Rose Festival will be held on October 16-18, 2014, with "Cirque de la Rose" as its theme. Below are highlights of the many events scheduled for the 2014 festival. Contact the Rose Festival for details.
10:00 a.m. Ribbon cutting at the Tyler Rose Garden Center
10:30 a.m. Morning prayer service at the Tyler Rose Garden Center
7:00 p.m. Kickoff concert
11:15 a.m. Men's luncheon at Villa di Felcita
11:30 a.m. Ladies' luncheon at CrossWalk Conference Center at Green Acres Baptist Church
7:00 p.m. Coronation of Queen at the Cowan Center at U.T. Tyler
9:00 a.m. Rose Parade
Free parade viewing along route, seats available on west side of Trinity Mother Frances Rose Stadium
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Queen's Tea
Tyler Rose Garden, Queen's court
In addition to the coronation and parade, an arts and crafts fair, floral shows, garden tours, and many more activities attract thousands of visitors annually to Tyler for this spectacular event. The annual rose show is free and open to the public, beginning at 9 a.m. on October 17 and 18, and at Noon on October 19.
For more detailed information about events, schedules, locations, and tickets, we recommend a visit the official website of the Texas Rose Festival.