DatesStart Date: 23-02-2024 End Date: 25-02-2024
The rose festival is a major cultural event held every year at the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden in Chandigarh for many years and was established in the year 1947. It is now been celebrated every single year since then. The festival is celebrated each year in regard to pay tribute to the magnificence of the roses and nature altogether.
The Zakir Hussain rose garden hosts many other cultural events along with the rose garden festival. This is a botanical garden that was named after India’s former president Zakir Hussain. The garden is known to be the largest rose garden in Asia. This garden hosts not only roses but also other medicinal plants like bel, Behera, Harar, Camphor and many other useful plants. This garden grows about almost 1600 different species of rose-bushes.
The annual rose festival takes place at the rose garden Chandigarh.
The Zakir Hussain rose garden is located in Sector 16 of Chandigarh, India.
The floral festival is held in the month of February.
The festival goes on for three days.
The rose festival is celebrated solely to attract the local people and tourists towards nature, make them feel its importance and gratitude towards it.
An exceptional variety of hybrid roses such as teas rose, miniature rose, climber rose, green rose, and many more are on display for this three-day festival.
The rose is named after famous personalities, and this makes a more interesting and fun trail around the garden and gets to know about nature more.
The roses are named after Zakir Hussain, Queen Elizabeth, John F. Kennedy, Delhi, and so on.
The festival not only puts on display the exquisite roses and other flowers but also many other attractions and entertainment of the people visiting the festival.
The other activities are;
All of these and many more other activities like the dog show make this three-day festival a spectacular and memorable experience for the visitors. The entire place is well decorated with light works, festivities and obviously a whole lot of flowers.
The 2019 floral festival celebration had a transgender awareness program. This was a much-anticipated occasion for the explorers. The number of visitors and participants increases every year. The timing chosen for the festival is perfect as it is the blooming season and the visitors can experience nature to its fullest.
The rose festival 2020 is also held in the last week of February for three days. This festival is also known by the name, “The Festival of Gardens.” Visit this festival and get into this soul blooming experience with the beautiful nature.
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