Rose Festival 2023 Celebration
This Hub and Spoke Tour is designed to give you the utmost enjoyment for the area plus the beautiful Rose Parade in the “Rose City” of the Pacific Northwest. For over 100 years, it has been the second largest and only other all-floral float parade in the USA. This is a chance to get up close to the action and see the floats plus enjoy the sweet smells of the fragrant blossoms.
4 nights accommodations – 3 Star Hotels or better
First Class Transportation
Portland City Tour
Scenic Columbia River Gorge Excursion
Mount Hood visit
Timberline Lodge Lunch Buffet
Beautiful Oregon Coast – Astoria and Seaside visit
Camp 18 stop
Grand Floral Parade Premier Reserve Seats
Willamette River Dinner Cruise
Professional Tour Guide
Rose Festival Souvenir Pin
Day 1 — Wednesday, June 7, 2023 — Arrival in Oregon
Arrive in Portland to meet your manager/guide who will orient you to this special city in celebration of the rose. Check into your hotel and begin with an afternoon tour by seeing Chinatown, Old Town, special shopping areas, Washington Park with its international rose test gardens plus enjoy the atmosphere of the festivities. Enjoy a festive Welcome Dinner with your tour companions this evening.
Day 2 — Thursday, June 8, 2023 — Columbia Gorge National Monument and Timberline
This is a full day excursion to Mount Hood, Oregon’s highest peak in the Cascade Range. Travel down the historic Columbia River Highway to beautiful Multnomah Falls, some 600 feet high before continuing to the Bonneville Dam and fish ladders. Ascending the back side of Mount Hood to Timberline Lodge at the 6,000 foot level to have your lunch will be a highlight as you enjoy panoramic and scenic views. Return to Portland midst nursery farms, horse paddocks and vineyards. The evening is free for your enjoyment and a choice of cuisines or shopping. Breakfast & Lunch
Day 3 — Friday, June 9, 2023 — The Beautiful Pacific Ocean and Seaside
Head westward along the mighty Columbia to the mouth of the river at Astoria, Oregon. You will travel to the highest point to visit the Astor Column and view the horizon before making a stop at Fort Clatsop, home to Lewis and Clark during the exploration of 1805/06. Then you’re off to pristine Oregon coastline and the village of Seaside for your scatter lunch and a walk on the beach on the Promenade. There is another afternoon stop at Camp 18 to browse the once used logging camp and have a cup of coffee. Return to Portland for the evening.
Day 4 — Saturday, June 10, 2023 — The Grand Floral Parade!
The special day has arrived – floats decorated with live flowers will pass before you along with high-stepping bands and equestrian units. They are all part of the spectacle. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Saturday Outdoor Market, the events on the waterfront such as the military ships that are open for tour or the dragon boat races. This evening, cruise and dine on the Willamette River with interesting Rose Festival views from the waterside as you join your companions on the Portland Spirit for a Farewell Dinner. Breakfast & Dinner
Day 5 — Sunday, June 11, 2023 — Departure
Depart for home today with wonderful memories of Oregon and the Portland Rose Festival. Breakfast
$999 per person, based on double occupancy. Pricing is based on a minimum of 25 passengers.
Your tour includes all of the above value inclusions, taxes and gratuities for same.
Your tour does not include transfers to/from the hotel, attractions or meals not stated, items of a personal nature such as telephone or laundry, alcohol and the gratuities for tour guide and driver.
2023 Portland Rose Festival Celebration
Saturday, June 10, 2023 – One Day Package
*Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade
*Lunch Cruise on the Willamette River
*Portland City Tour
*Professional Tour Guide
Enjoy the “Crown Jewel” of the Portland Rose Festival, the Grand Floral Parade and Queen’s Coronation, with premium reserved indoor seats. This year’s brilliant and flower-ful celebration will fulfill anyone’s appetite for spectacle. Emphasizing visual and auditory entertainment on a grand scale, the parade features 15 full-size all-floral floats, 12 all-floral mini-floats, 16 marching bands, 18 equestrian units and many, many other special entries. Following the parade, see Portland from the perspective of the mighty Willamette River aboard Portland’s only luxury cruise dining ship, the Portland Spirit. Afterwards, take a special Portland City tour in the atmosphere of the festivities!
$149 per person (based on a minimum of 5 people) includes reserved indoor parade seating, lunch cruise, Portland City Tour and professional tour guide
2023 Portland Rose Festival
Three Day Package – June 9-11, 2023
*Two nights lodging at a 3-star hotel
*Breakfast each morning
*Willamette River Dinner Cruise
*Premium indoor reserved seats for parade
*Portland City Tour
*Professional Tour Guide
Day 1 – Friday, June 9, 2023 – Portland, Oregon
Arrive in Portland, Oregon and check into your hotel. Free shuttle from the airport included. The evening is free to explore on your own. Overnight two nights hotel.
*Optional add-on: Tony Starlight Dinner Show
Portland Icon, Tony Starlight, and his 6-piece live band perform Neil Diamond’s biggest hits, combining dinner and entertainment supper–club style.
Day 2 – Saturday, June 10, 2023 – Parade Day!
Enjoy the “Crown Jewel” of the Portland Rose Festival, the Grand Floral Parade and Queen’s Coronation, with premium reserved indoor seats. This year’s brilliant and flower-ful celebration will fulfill anyone’s appetite for spectacle. Emphasizing visual and auditory entertainment on a grand scale, the parade features 15 full-size all-floral floats, 12 all-floral mini-floats, 16 marching bands, 18 equestrian units and many, many other special entries. Following the parade, take a special Portland City tour in the atmosphere of the festivities! This evening, see Portland from the perspective of the mighty Willamette River aboard Portland’s only luxury cruise dining ship, the Portland Spirit.
Day 3- Sunday, June 11, 2023 – Departure
After your included breakfast, transfer to the airport with fond memories of the Rose City’s grandest festival! B
$199 per person, based on double occupancy, based on a minimum of 25 people
Includes: two-nights lodging, breakfast each morning, reserved indoor parade seating, Portland City Tour, Dinner Cruise and professional tour guide for Parade Day.