Antique Rose Festival & Sale 2023

April 19 – May 28

Check Back on April 19th for the link to our online rose catalogue!

Online orders will begin on April 19, at 10am. More info to come!

Schedule of Events


April 18, 10am – 5pm – Lynchburg Garden Day – Come visit the gardens at OCC!

April 19, 9am – 3pm – Online Rose Sale Begins – orders must be placed via email at More info to come!

April 21, 10am – 3pm – Pick up online orders at Old City Cemetery

April 22, 10am – 3pm – In Person Rose Sale Begins – runs through May 28th

May 6, 10am – How to Draw Flowers*: children’s art lesson – $15 for one child + 1 parent, $5 for each additional child

May 12, 5:30pm – 7:30pm -Wine & Roses Garden Party *- Enjoy a glass of rose as the sun sets over 450 antique roses. Rose tour and hors d’oeuvres included. $75/person

May 13, 10am – Sponsors Tour Rose tour w/ Sue Reeves for Rose Sale sponsors

May 14, 3pm – Mother’s Day Rose Tour* Bring mom for a tour of the roses w/ rosarian Bruce Christian. Free

May 18, 5:30pm- Evening Rose Tour* History & Horticulture of Antique Roses w/ Sue Reeves. $10/person

May 20, 10am- Rose Symposium w/ Rosarian Jack Stevenson of the Arlington Rose Society.* Gardening w/ Roses: Planting & Caring For Them. $15/person

May 28, 10am- 3pm – Last Day of Rose Sale

*Advance reservations required

Visit for additional information, tickets and reservations.