Texas Rose Festival begins Thursday with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Tyler this week to enjoy the Texas Rose Festival. The region’s rose-growing history and appreciation of the rose will be celebrated at events Thursday through Sunday. Highlights include an arrangement of thousands of roses, the lavish Queen’s Coronation and popular Rose Parade.

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