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Rose Celebration

June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Everything’s Coming Up Roses at the Scott Arboretum!

Celebrate one of summer’s most prized flowers with a free event for the whole family:

    • Revel in the beauty of the Dean Bond Rose Garden at dusk
    • Learn about roses with tours from Arboretum experts
    • Collect a free rose plant for your garden (one per family)
    • Taste rose-inspired bites and beverages
    • Picnic while listening to live music
    • Play lawn games amid the scent of roses
    • Create rose artwork 
    • Complete your Rose Passport as you experience the world of roses

You can also purchase dinner at our food truck (please bring cash or credit). 

Program Details

  • Bring your own picnic blanket and/or chairs to enjoy the ambiance.
  • This event is rain or shine. 
  • Free parking is available at the Whittier Parking Lot. Follow Arboretum logo signs to the Trotter Tent.
  • Email us if you have accessibility needs for this program.


June 6
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Dean Bond Rose Garden
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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