The Tyler Rose Garden

Tyler

Travel Region

Piney Woods

Population

110,000

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

Upcoming Events

The Texas Tenors in Concert

Oct. 1

UT Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

The Texas Tenors are one of the most successful musical groups in the history of "America's Got Talent." These classically trained, versatile tenors have been honored to celebrate the nation at such prestigious events as the White House National Tree Lighting, The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, and Congressional Medal of Honor ceremonies. Some of the most rewarding moments for JC, Marcus, and John are honoring our nation's veterans at each and every concert across the country.

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Daymond John Lecture

Oct. 4

UT Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

Daymond John's entrepreneurial journey has spanned more than 25 years. Having gleaned insights from both the successes and failures of his varied career, John has developed this comprehensive lecture which empowers audiences to learn from his experiences and to make changes in all aspects of their lives, not just in business. He believes the keys to success require establishing the right mindset and following a very specific set of principles, which he has distilled into five key S.H.A.R.K. points.

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Texas Rose Festival

Oct. 13-15

Tyler Rose Garden, 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 such as the Queen’s Coronation, Ribbon Cutting and Rose Presentation, the Queen’s Tea, and the Rose Parade, all amidst a backdrop of brilliant roses as vibrant and colorful as the community they represent.

visittyler.com/texas-rose-festival

Chicago in Concert

Oct. 29

UT Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

American rock band Chicago formed in 1967. In their 50-plus years of existence, Chicago has sold more than 100 million records, making them one of the best-selling musical groups of all time. This rock 'n' roll band with horns found success with their original sound of pop and rock fusion, including hits "Make Me Smile," "25 or 6 to 4," and "Saturday in The Park." Chicago continues to be true ambassadors for their beloved hometown, carrying the city's name with pride and dignity around the world.

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T.R.Y.Athlon

Jan. 1

Tyler State Park, 789 Park Road 16

“Try” new skills for a new year. Visitors can sign up for guided hikes through the forest, mountain biking through pine savannah, and try out kayaking on a spring-fed lake.

tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/tyler

"The Doo Wop Project"

Jan 24

UY Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

"The Doo Wop Project" starts at the beginning: tracing the evolution of doo-wop (a popular singing style in the 1950s) from the classic sound of five guys singing harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits of today. These stars of Broadway hits "Jersey Boys," "Motown: The Musical," and "A Bronx Tale" take audiences on a journey featuring foundational tunes from the Crests, Belmonts, and Flamingos through the vocal artistry of The Temptations and The Four Seasons plus modern hits from Jason Mraz and Maroon 5.

cowancenter.org

Lecture with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Feb. 7

UT Tyler Cowan Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a world-renowned presidential historian, public speaker, and Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times No. 1 best-selling author. Goodwin's career as a presidential historian and author was inspired when, as a 24-year-old graduate student at Harvard, she was selected to join the White House Fellows, one of America's most prestigious programs for leadership and public service. Goodwin worked with President Lyndon Baines Johnson in the White House and later assisted him in the writing of his memoirs.

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Joel McHale

Feb. 16

UT Tyler R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center, 3900 University Blvd., FAC 1120

Joel McHale is one of the most sought-after comedians and actors in the industry. Best known for his starring role in "Community" and twelve seasons hosting "The Soup," McHale can be seen on Netflix playing former "Community" co-star Chevy Chase in "A Futile and Stupid Gesture" opposite Will Forte. He also stars in his new weekly Netflix show, "The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale." Other work includes "The Happytime Murders" opposite Melissa McCarthy and the indie "Assassination Nation" for Sam Levinson, which premiered at Sundance.

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