Portland Rose Festival takes place in Portland Oregon. This is one of the culture events that are held from mid May till mid June. The festival that is held yearly preserves a tradition from 1907.
During its days the spectators can enjoy various kinds of events such as: a car race in Portland International Speedway and a naval review with boats of US navy’s, the coast guard’s boats and the Canadian navy. In addition to this a marvelous fireworks display is also held. The main event of the festival is The Grand Floral Parade which is knows as the second in USA.
Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days (The festival attracts, yearly, more than 500,000 spectators, locals and tourists) and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
Brass bands, groups of singers and dancers and vehicles decorated with colorful flowers participate in the parade.
The festival’s ten days supply great experiences to the whole families.
2019 Rose Festival schedule:
24 May – Opening Night Fireworks
24-27 May – CityFair
31 May – 2 June- CityFair
1 June – PGE/SOLVE Starlight Parade
5 June – Fred Meyer Junior Parade
7-9 June – CityFair
8 June – Spirit Mountain Casino Grand Floral Parade
8 June- Rose Festival Queen’s Coronation presented by Unitus Community Credit Union
8 June- Bank of the West Grand Floral Walk
8-9 June Grand Floral Float Showcase
8-9 June Rose Festival Dragon Boat Race