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Rose Festival, Portland: 7 reviews and 17 photos

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by glabah

Every year, since the late 1800's, there has been some sort of Rose Festival in Portland. Originally this was accomplished in people's houses and home gardens. In 1907, the event became officially organized by civic and business leaders. It has grown to include a number of other activities.

This has included at times:

The Rose Festival Fleet
The Rose Festival Air Show (in 2003 no longer part of Rose Festival due to funding problems)
The Rose Festival Parades (there are several)
The Milk Carton Boat Races
The Ducky Derby

...and many more.

A few following tips deal with specific Rose Festival Events.

Website: http://www.rosefestival.org/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 9, 2003
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