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The Rose Festival 2020

The rose festival 2020

The culmination of the Rose Festival 2020 will be held during the first week of June – 5th – 7th June in Kazanlak.

You have probably heard of the Rose Festival in Kazanlak. If you have not visited yet this beautiful Bulgarian city, the end of May and the first week of June is the perfect time to do it! The Rose Festival, traditionally held at that time, is one of the things that will help you feel the magic of Bulgaria. Then the city is choosing its Queen Rose and a festive procession passes through its streets while the scent of beautiful flowers is everywhere captivating the senses.

During May and June, every year, in the foot of the mountain is blossoming the legendary rose bush. In its honor every year the locals are celebrating the Rose Festival between 17th of May and 9th of June. Cultural, dance, music, artistic, social and sports events are happening across Kazanlak and the surrounding villages.

In 2020 the Rose Festival is also held in several other Bulgarian cities in the Rose Valley – Strelcha, Karlovo and Pavel Banya.

It is important to note that depending on the weather conditions the rose blooms can only be seen from May until mid-June. Also in this period, depending on the weather conditions you can see the rose picking rituals and participate in rose picking while your visit to the rose distillery where you also may be able to taste the rose jam, rose liquor and essential oils.

Аt the moment the prices for the seats during the festival remain the same as in 2019. 

We spoke with the organizers in Kazanlak and they informed us that the detailed program will come out early next year. Stay tuned and contact us if you need help organizing your trip for the 2020 Rose Festival!

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