Festival of Roses

Experience the Spectacular Orangeburg Festival of Roses

The Orangeburg Festival of Roses, proudly sponsored by the City of Orangeburg and the Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce, is not just an event – it's a celebration of beauty and community. Recognized as one of the top twenty tourism events by the Southeastern Tourism Society, this festival is a dazzling spectacle in the heart of our county.

A Blossoming Tradition

For over four decades, the Orangeburg Festival of Roses has graced the stunning grounds of Edisto Memorial Gardens, which have been its home since its inception in 1972. This event is a testament to the enchanting allure of the Gardens. Around 40,000 visitors gather to witness the natural and cultural wonders of the Gardens during this special time of year, partaking in a multitude of activities.

A Vibrant Tapestry of Experiences

The Festival offers a kaleidoscope of experiences:

  • Culinary Delights: Food that satisfies every palate.
  • Artistry and Craftsmanship: Discover the creativity of local artists and artisans.
  • Entertainment: Live performances that add a rhythm and melody to the celebration.
  • Thrilling Carnival Rides: Adventure and excitement for all ages.
  • Nature's Masterpiece: The star of the show, the breathtaking roses that make this festival unforgettable.

An Event for All

The Orangeburg Festival of Roses is a family-friendly celebration, and there's no admission charge. It's a gift to the community; all are welcome to enjoy the festivities. Mark your calendar, as this captivating festival is held annually on the weekend before Mother's Day.

Join us, revel in the beauty, and be part of this cherished tradition. The Orangeburg Festival of Roses awaits, where nature and culture unite to create an experience like no other.