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Glorious in Bloom

If you are visiting Allentown and the Rose Gardens are in bloom, you definitely do not want to miss... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Cheryl S
Boston, Massachusetts
A Walk in the Park

The Rose Garden is beautiful at any season. A great venue for wedding pictures. Have pavilions to... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Kathleen D
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3000 Parkway Blvd, Allentown, PA 18104-5327
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are visiting Allentown and the Rose Gardens are in bloom, you definitely do not want to miss a walk through. In late spring, summer and early fall, catch bridal parties being photographed, adding to the joy of visiting.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The Rose Garden is beautiful at any season. A great venue for wedding pictures. Have pavilions to rent for picnics and parties. Near a swimming pool.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful quiet place with easy parking and not a lot of people. It is easy to spend one hour or so just to walk around. There is a sign about ‘no dogs allowed in the garden’. But there are many dogs walkers...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank traveller5942
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice area to mellow out and walk around in. Lots of different Rose's and benches to relax. The little Lilly pond was very nice. Very relaxing

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim K
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This has to go on your must see list. Easy to get to, easy parking and safe area. The rose gardens display a mind blowing experience in rose viewing and also offers a wide variety of other flowers all by a creek that all adds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stanley H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

As I write this it's August. That means that every Saturday Parkway Boulevard is parked solid with cars, including limousines, while bridal parties pose in the Rose Garden for picture-taking, a generations-old tradition in Allentown. The Rose Garden is a magical spot, with well maintained...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bill1766
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was a lovely stroll through the roses... a creek gently runs through it, statues and gazebos, perfect location for pictures for prom, weddings or whatever.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank katkief12552018
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A really nice place for people that love flowers and rose. It’s really nice to walk around with the relaxing breeze from the small creek. The smell of some of the roses. And the best of all it’s really popular for photographers to do shoot...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ana M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Grounds are beautiful, love walking the dog here. Running trail with workout stations. We had our wedding photos taken here, and many locals have their weddings here. Well manicured lawns, and lovely flowers in season.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank megan t
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Awesome. Well maintained. Loved it. Just a wonderful place to relax and take in the scenery. If you are into geocaching there are caches there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jkononchik
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Richard K
April 9, 2019|
Response from Kathleen D | Reviewed this property |
Right now the daffodils are in bloom. Then comes the tulips... Depending on the weather, the roses will appear late May into June.
Lily W
May 30, 2018|
Response from carolsN705NE |
Yes, but you must have a leash on at all times. Signs are posted and must clean up after your dog.
May 4, 2017|
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Response from tduncan525 | Reviewed this property |
July and August are the best time to view the roses