The Tyler Rose Garden


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Hailed as the Rose Capital of America, this growing East Texas town offers more than just flowers.

Upcoming Events

Rose City Airfest

June 30-July 1

Tyler Pounds Airport, 150 Airport Drive, #2-7

A tribute to the nation, Rose City Airfest is a family event that features military aircraft from the past and present. At the static display, guests can walk right up and see the aircrafts up close. Some let you actually climb inside them. The event also offers lots of vendors, information about flight, food, and games.

Celebrate America Independence Day Fireworks Show

July 3

Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 13590 SH 110 S.

This annual Independence Day family event features live music, entertainment for the kids, free hotdogs, watermelon, food vendors, and a fireworks show at dusk. Organizers are accepting canned food items for local food banks.

Rose Festival

Oct. 18-21

Texas Rose Museum, 420 Rose Park Drive

Since its beginning in 1933, the Texas Rose Festival has represented the spirit that brings Tyler together as a community. Rich in heritage and tradition, the Festival offers enchanting ceremonial events including the Queen's Coronation, the ribbon-cutting and rose presentation, the Queen's Tea, and the Rose Parade, all amid a colorful backdrop of roses.

The June 2023 cover of Texas Highways Magazine

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