South Divisional State Library


Date23rd Feb to 25th Feb 2024
LocationZakir Hussain Rose Garden, Chandigarh
World-Class Instrumentals 23rd Feb, 6.30 PM onwards
Kulwinder Billa Show24rd Feb, 6.30 PM onwards
Ankit Tiwari Show25rd Feb, 6.30 PM onwards

Greetings, flower enthusiasts and culture lovers! As the winter chill fades, the city of Chandigarh prepares to welcome spring with its most cherished celebration – the Rose Festival. This annual event, set in the scenic Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, is not just a floral display but a vibrant showcase of culture, art, and community spirit. While we were eagerly anticipating the announcement, we’re now excited to share that the exact dates for 2024 have been set for the 23rd to the 25th of February.

The Heart of the Festival – Zakir Hussain Rose Garden:

Spread over 30 acres, the Zakir Hussain Rose Garden is the largest in Asia and the main venue for the festival. Home to over 1,600 species of roses, along with several fountains and pavilions, the garden transforms into a floral wonderland. Each year, these roses serve as a backdrop for a celebration that attracts thousands of visitors, both local and from afar.

What Awaits You at the Rose Festival 2024:

  • Diverse Display of Roses: Wander through rows of beautifully curated roses, ranging from classic reds to exotic blooms.
  • Cultural Performances: Enjoy a variety of performances by local artists, including traditional dances, music, and theater.
  • Competitions and Activities: Engage in fun-filled activities and competitions like flower arrangement, photography contests, and painting competitions.
  • Educational Workshops: Learn from experts through gardening workshops and talks on rose cultivation and care.
  • Local Cuisine and Crafts: Relish local delicacies and shop for unique crafts at various stalls set up by local artisans.
  • Children’s Corner: A special area for children with fun games, storytelling sessions, and educational activities about nature and flowers.

The Significance of the Festival:

The Rose Festival is more than a celebration of flowers; it symbolizes Chandigarh’s commitment to preserving nature and promoting its cultural heritage. It’s a time when the community comes together to celebrate the onset of spring and the beauty of their city.

Glimpse of DAY 1 in Rose Festival 2024

Environmental Consciousness:

In recent years, the festival has incorporated eco-friendly practices, reflecting Chandigarh’s growing awareness and commitment to sustainability. Efforts are made to minimize waste and promote the use of sustainable materials throughout the event.

Plan Your Visit:

As we await the final announcement of the dates, it’s the perfect time to plan your visit. Whether you’re a local resident or planning a trip to Chandigarh, the Rose Festival is an event that promises a blend of beauty, culture, and fun.


Immerse Yourself in the Joy of the 52nd Rose Festival Over Three Spectacular Days!

Day 1: Be Enchanted by World-Class Instrumentals from Global Artists 🎻
Day 2: Swing to the Heartbeat of Punjabi Music with Kulwinder Billa 🎵
Day 3: Dive into the Enchantment of Bollywood Tunes with Ankit Tiwari”


Terms and Conditions for Rose festival 2024

  • The use of single-use plastic is strictly prohibited.
  • Participants must ensure the preservation of the venue and its surroundings at all times.
  • The use of Flex banners should be minimized and utilized only when absolutely necessary.
  • Littering within the event premises is not allowed.
  • Exhibitors are solely responsible for the security of their personal belongings and the items they display.
  • The organizing Department will not be liable for any loss, damage, or theft of items, or any incidents that occur
  • Exhibitors are required to adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and directives, including those issued by the District Magistrate of U.T. Chandigarh.

Stay Updated:

For the latest updates on the Rose Festival’s schedule and more, keep an eye on our website and social media channels. We can’t wait to see you there, celebrating the vibrancy of spring in Chandigarh!

 Glimpse of last year –  ROSE FESTIVAL CHANDIGARH 2023

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