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Welcome to the Jackson County Rose Festival, the premiere community event

 of Jackson, Michigan.  Now in our 61st year, the Jackson County Rose Festival celebrates The Rose City.  Known for its abundant and beautiful parks, lakes and waterways,  recreational resources and of course roses, Jackson celebrates heritage and history.   For decades, Ella Sharp Park, community and residential gardens have cultivated the rose.  In 1931, the rose was chosen as the official flower of Jackson and we became known as “The Rose City”.  In 1958,  The Jackson County Rose Festival was inaugurated with The Jackson County Rose Parade, followed by The Jackson County RoseQueen Pageant in 1960.  Over the years, various Rose Festival events complement the Parade and Pageant.    Enjoy the beauty of Jackson, the rose and The Jackson County Rose Festival!

Rose Festival Events

Rose Parade

Rose Parade

The Jackson County Rose Parade will be held Sunday, June 2, 2019, presented by Art Moehn Chevrolet.  The theme for the 2019 Festival and Parade is “Rockin’ to the 80’s!”.

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Jackson County Teen USA Pageant

Jackson County Teen USA Pageant

The 2019 Miss Jackson County Teen USA Pageant will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 at the Western Community Arts Center.  Congratulations to 2018 Miss Jackson County Teen USA Emily Mast!

RoseQueen Pageant

RoseQueen Pageant

The 2019 Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Western Community Arts Center.  Congratulations to 2018 Miss Jackson County RoseQueen Jennifer Holubowicz!

Rose Festival News

2019 RoseQueen Candidates Announced

Photo:  2019 Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant Candidates.  Photo by Official Pageant Photographer, Rod Soat, Rod Soat Photography. The Miss Jackson County RoseQueen Scholarship Pageant has announced the candidates who…

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