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Rose Show

128th Annual Spring Rose Show

Stop and Smell this Year’s Award-Winning Roses! Each year, the Lloyd Center hosts the Annual Spring Rose Show, the largest and longest-running rose show in the nation. The exquisite beauty and fragrances of this yearly show emanate from more than 4,000 blooms. Entry is open to anyone, and all entrants are encouraged. Rose growers from… Read more »


Queen’s Coronation

Queen’s Coronation presented by Unitus Community Credit Union Enjoy two of Portland’s favorite traditions for one great price. Directly following the ceremony, watch for the court and the newly crowned Queen, as they ride in the Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade! The Rose Festival Queen is chosen from all of the Court members and… Read more »

Court Princesses

Rose Festival Court

Honoring Outstanding Young Women The Rose Festival Court is comprised of up to 15 outstanding young women chosen from Portland Metro-area high schools. After their selection in March, Court Members attend after-school and evening orientation meetings during the month of April. Beginning the first week of May, they travel full-time 5 days a week for… Read more »

Starlight Parade Marching Band

Band Program

Marching Bands at the Rose Festival Rose Festival Noontime Concerts Portland Rose Festival will host FREE noontime concerts at various locations around Downtown Portland. Enjoy a mid-day concert from visiting and local bands, while previewing some of the bands that will also march in the PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade and the Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral… Read more »

Queen Thelma

Living History

Rose Festival Living History Program Established in 2007, the Rose Festival Living History Program has served more than 3,500 students since it was developed. The goal of the program is to bring the history of Portland and the Rose Festival to life for students of history, both young and old, through costumed characters and a… Read more »

Portland Rose Festival

Treasure Hunt

The Rose Festival OREGONLIVE Treasure Hunt is back! Welcome to the 2016 Portland Rose Festival OREGONLIVE Treasure Hunt. The clues are already written, and the location for the hidden medallion is already determined, but only the clue-writer (who shall remain anonymous) knows where that is. The treasure to be found is a 2.5-inch by 3-inch… Read more »

Portland Rose Festival

Sanctioned Events

Other Special Events Can Benefit When Joining the Rose Festival’s Sanctioned Events Program The Portland Rose Festival Calendar of Events comprises more than 60 events each year. The Portland Rose Festival produces about 15 of these events — and the others are a part of the Portland Rose Festival Foundation’s Sanctioned Events Program. This program… Read more »