2024 Nashville Rose Society Annual Rose Show

Saturday, May 25 – 1 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 26 – 11 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cheekwood Botanical Estate & Gardens
1200 Forrest Park Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 3720

Rose Study Garden – Photo Courtesy of Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
‘Neil Diamond’ Best in Show at 2023 Nashville Rose Society Show exhibited by Marty Reich

The 2024 Nashville Rose Society Annual Show will be held at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens – Massey Auditorium on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26.

The rose preparation area will open at 6 a.m. on Saturday. Horticulture entries will be placed on the exhibition tables by show personnel from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Challenge exhibits will be placed by the exhibitor. Judging will begin at 10:30 a.m.

To enter Cheekwood before 9:00 a.m., come through the back gate that is accessed off of Cheek Road, unload at the front or back of Botanic Hall, then park in one of the reserved parking spaces in Parking Lot A.

Click here for a copy of the Rose Show Schedule.

The Rose Show will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

NRS Rose Show Events

On Sunday, May 26, from 10 – 12:00 p.m. the Cheekwood Pick Your Own Bouquet Event (registration required, see Cheekwood’s website) will be held. Participants will leave with their own bouquet of roses from the Rose Study Garden. Ron Daniels, ARS Master Rosarian and NRS Past President, will be available during the event to answer any questions about how to grow and care for roses.

At 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Ron will present a free seminar to the public on the “Basics of Growing Roses”.

Following the seminar Ron will have a “Meet the Author & Book Signing” for his new book Rose Therapy.

We look forward to seeing you at the Nashville Rose Society Annual Rose Show!