Grand Floral Parade Tickets Going Fast!

The Rose Festival invites you to a Century of Celebration! We are looking to sell out at the Memorial Coliseum so don't wait to purchase your tickets. Tickets to the Rose Festival's Centennial Grand Floral Parade are now on sale at or by calling 1-877-789-ROSE! Don't miss this historic event, plus the crowning of the 2007 Rose Festival Queen, with a guaranteed great seat at the Memorial Coliseum. Visit to buy your Grand Floral Parade tickets today!

One of the premiere all-floral parades in the United States the Grand Floral Parade has a distinguished international reputation, having been recognized by the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA) and USA Today as one of the top five parades in the nation. Visitors travel thousands of miles to experience this awe-inspiring event each year, while hundreds of local residents camp-out overnight on the downtown sidewalks to hold claim on prime viewing spots and witness the larger-than-life floats bringing fantasy to life!

Rose Festival Collectibles

PRE-ORDER NOW! Bring Rose Festival memories home. In celebration of our Centennial in June 2007, the Rose Festival and key sponsors have partnered to create one-of-a-kind collectibles. Visit to buy yours!

Centennial Rose "Falling in Love with the Rose Festival"
Exclusively from Dennis' 7 Dees only. Visit our website for locations.
Available: February 14, 2007. Limited quantity available. Bare root and potted. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Portland Rose Festival Foundation.

Pendleton Woolen Mills Commemorative Blanket
Available: April 2007. Limited quantity available.

See's Candies Commemorative Box of Chocolates
Available: February 2007 at all Portland-area locations.

Rose Festival Cookbook
Features recipes from past court members, Queens and other Rose Festival friends.
Available: May 1, 2007.

Rose Festival Centennial Motion Picture DVD
Available: June 1, 2007.

Pre-orders for the Rose, Cookbook, Pendleton Blanket and DVDs are now being accepted by calling 503-227-2681 or email your pre-order to Merchandise subject to shipping fees.

Falling in Love with the Rose Festival -- Exclusive Rose Festival Rose
Be A Part of History

The Rose Festival is searching for memorabilia, photos and even past Court Members to help celebrate our Centennial! If you have any items you would like to share with the Rose Festival, or if you are a past Court Member or know someone who is, please email us at

If you are a Court Member, please submit your full married and maiden name, year on the court, school, address, phone and email. Look for information soon on how to get involved.

Your memories are also a part of Rose Festival history, and we want you to share them. Your story could be published in The Oregonian's 2007 commemorative section or on the Rose Festival's special Centennial web page.

E-mail us at Let us know if we can contact you about potential inclusion in Rose Festival media coverage.

Submit Your Favorite Recipe
The Rose Festival is creating a Centennial Cookbook featuring recipes from past court members, queens and Rose Festival friends. Be a part of this special collectible by submitting your favorite recipe along with your favorite Rose Festival memory to • Portland Rose Festival Foundation