Rose Garden in Sector 16 Chandigarh is all set to host the 2016 Rose Festival. The much talked about annual event – Rose Festival is a 3 day event that is organized every year in the month of February at Rose Garden, Chandigarh. Rose Festival is also one of the oldest and a large scale event which is organized by Chandigarh Administration in association with Chandigarh Tourism Department. The fest witnesses huge crowds amounting to lakhs of people during the 3 days. Here are the dates and event details for Chandigarh Rose Festival 2016.
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Dates for Chandigarh Rose Festival, 2016
Starting Date: 19th February, 2016.
Last Date: 21st February, 2016.
Dates: 19th to 21st February, 2016.
Timings: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
Venue: Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh.
Entry Ticket: Free
The 2016 version of Chandigarh Rose Festival is expected to receive lakhs of visitors. The 3 day event will be filled with competitions, exhibitions and cultural events. Here’s a list of main attractions at Rose Festival Chandigarh 2016.
Rose Festival 2016: Main Attractions
Rose Festival is one such fest of Chandigarh that has a variety of events ranging from photography exhibition, flower display, beauty shows, dance performances and a lot more. Here’s a list of few attractions that mark Rose Festival 2016 at Rose Garden in Sector 16, Chandigarh.
- Photography Exhibition
- Over 50 Shopping Stalls
- Cultural Dance Performances (Bhangra)
- 3000 rose plants with over 500 different varieties.
- Flower Arrangement competition
- Rose Prince and Rose Princess competition
- Painting competition
- Rose quiz
- Mr and Ms. Rose Chandigarh 2016.
- Jazzy B Star Night on 20th Feb.
- Sukhwinder Star Night on 21st Feb.
- Vintage Car Rally
- ITBT Dog Squad Show
- ITBT Band Show
Apart from all these attractions, there would be something for everyone. Camel rides, swings would be there for children. Star night performances are also a main attraction of the annual Rose Festival.
Rose Garden Chandigarh is the largest rose garden of Asia and the annual festival is organized in order to promote tourism and make residents take a stroll through the garden. Various stalls for eatables are also set up during the Rose Festival for visitors. This time, for 2016 Rose Festival, stalls will also be set up in Leisure Valley Sector 10 and a stage would be set up over there to make the event bigger.
Due to immense popularity and international fame, the rose festival of Chandigarh is also called as the festival of gardens. Do visit the rose festival 2016 in Chandigarh to experience what it is all about.
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