Festival of Roses

Orangeburg Festival of Roses

The Orangeburg Festival of Roses, sponsored by the City of Orangeburg and the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, is an attraction named as a top twenty tourism event by the Southeastern Tourism Society. It is one of the most beautiful festivals in this part of the county. This celebration takes place in the Edisto Memorial Gardens and has done so since its inception in 1972. Approximately 40,000 visitors come out to witness the beauty of the Gardens at this time of year and participate in the many activities. Food, arts and crafts, entertainment, carnival rides, and beautiful roses make the Orangeburg Festival of Roses a must-visit. The Festival is held annually on the weekend before Mother's Day and there is no admission charge.