After two years we are thrilled to announce the return of the Festival of Roses!
For almost half a century the Festival of Roses has offered families the opportunity to enjoy the arrival of spring and engage with vendors from across the South East. This year's event promises to continue the tradition with food and fun for all ages.
Friday, April 29th | 6:00-10:00pm | Downtown Market Pavilion
Join DORA and the community for the Annual Festival of Roses Street Dance in downtown Orangeburg! The street dance features live music from Terence Young Party Band, food trucks, vendors & adult beverages!
If you are interested in becoming a vendor of the Street Dance, learn more here.
Saturday , April 30th | 10:00am-6:00pm | Edisto Memorial Gardens (200 Riverside Dr. SW, Orangeburg, SC)
The Festival of Roses kicks off with a day of food, flowers and fun! As guests arrive the roses will be in full bloom, so be prepared to enjoy the full magic of the Edisto Memorial Gardens!
The first day of the festival features performances showcasing the local entertainment of Orangeburg. Acts feature dancers, singers, and musicians of all ages, but they all share one thing in common - a whole lot of talent! This is the perfect event for a picnic so, so grab a chair and we'll meet you there!
Sunday, May 1st | 12:00-6:00pm | Edisto Memorial Gardens (200 Riverside Dr. SW, Orangeburg, SC)
The Festival of Roses continues with another day of food, flowers and fun!
The second day of the festival features a community-wide church service from 1:30 to 5:30pm. The service will feature music by Jasmine Johnson, Taylor Jones, Northside Baptist Church Ladies Quartet, Anna Stutzman, Tehillah, Tonya Ceasar & Company, and The National Juniors. Prayer will be led by Mayor Michael C. Butler, Donald Oliver, J.P. Sibley, Shane Stutzman, Shawn Taylor, and others. Please bring your own lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Saturday, May 7th | 8:00-10:00am | Orangeburg Fine Arts Pavilion
Come run, jog, or walk with us at the Festival of Roses Road Race 5K on Saturday, May 7! Proceeds benefit the Y’s Annual Campaign, which provides financial assistance to those in our community who need the Y’s life-changing programs and services the most. The Y’s community support addresses many issues such as chronic diseases, swim safety, and senior feeding programs.
To learn more and register for the race visit the YMCA online here.
Sponsoring the Festival of Roses offers the unique opportunity to market your business in the beautiful Edisto Memorial Gardens while supporting the local Orangeburg economy. You can find a full list of sponsorship levels and benefits here.
Without our incredible vendors the Festival of Roses just wouldn't be the same. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, you can check out a general list of opportunities here. More specific guidelines and applications are listed below.
For any additional questions on the festival, reach out to Cary Hopkins at (803) 534-6821 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Secret Springs Studio
Cali Carolina Enterprise
Bird House by Jan G. Lovell
Dolphin Wood House
Her Candle Company
Lorrie's Hand Made Creations
Hardscapes Pavers Plus
Orangeburg Lions Club
Randolph's Artisan Italian Ice & Gelato
The Ice Cream Team
Moon River Bakery
Southern Sunshine Concessions
Royalty Jerk Hot & Catering
Wing Station Express
Fiske Concessions Inc
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
King of Pops
Coffee and Things
Southern Treasures by Melanie
Build a Bear
Cali Carolina Enterprise
The Hair Affair
Greater Orangeburg Leathernecks
CASA Family Systems
Nothing But the Truth Ministry
Amazing Grace Mission
Edisto Habitat for Humanity
AARP Chapter #2455
Lutheran Services Carolinas
Orangeburg County Citizens for Life
Orangeburg Area Sickle Cell Anemia
Orangeburg Area Boys & Girls Club
Rotary Club of Orangeburg (Morning)
Family Health Center
Rowesville Baptist Church
LeafFilter Gutter Protection
Love's Home Care
The Litchfield Company
Paradise Home Improvement
The Oaks of Orangeburg
Orangeburg Parks and Recreation