81st annual Texas Rose Festival

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.

October 16th

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

Bergfield Park

October 17th

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

October 18th

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.