Rose Festival announces forward-focused theme for 2024 celebration

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — This year, the 147th Portland Rose Festival is looking forward to what the city can be.

The Rose Festival announced Tuesday that the theme for this year’s festivities will be “Dream Forward.”

Running from May 24 through June 9 the festival officials say this year there will be an increased focus on regional artists, food, community groups and family fun opportunities.

As usual, the festival will kick off with an opening night celebration including a firework show to cap off the evening.

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