Every year in September, Festival of Roses is held in Wasco, California in United States of America. Popularly known as the Wasco Festival of Roses, it is held every year for three days starting from Thursday after the Labor Day Weekend in September, with the main parade taking place on Saturday.
In 2016, Wasco Festival of Roses will be held from 8th to 10th September 2016.
Wasco is a small city in Kern County which produces 55% of all roses grown in the United States. Over 50 million plants are grown in the area by more than 9 major rose companies.
Schedule of Events of 2016 Wasco Festival of Roses :
The theme of this years festival will be “The Rosiest Place on Earth”
Wasco Rose Queen Pageant will take place on Thursday, September 8, 2016.
An Evening of Wine & Roses will take place on Friday, September 9, 2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016 is the main day of the Festival of Roses.
Schedule of Wasco Festival of Roses for Saturday – 12th September :
Saturday Pancake Breakfast :
Enjoy a complete breakfast containing pancake and sausage at the First United Methodist Church on 7th St. & Birch from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. This breakfast is sponsored by the Wasco Salvation Army.
Wasco Rose Show :
Sponsored by the Wasco Rose Society, a Rose show is held which features outstanding roses from the gardens of Kern County and California. This Rose show will be held on Saturday in our air-conditioned Veterans Memorial Building.
Wasco Historical Museum :
The Wasco Museum, located at 918 6th Street, is open to the public on Saturday from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. You are welcome to experience Wasco history and view interesting artifacts and memorabilia.