The city, known best for its roses, is the site of Texas College, the University of Texas at Tyler and Tyler Junior College.

The Texas Rose Festival celebrates rose season in October at the Municipal Rose Garden (903/597-3130). Many other related events are held before, during and after the festival.

The Azalea & Spring Flower Trail is late March-early April and the East Texas State Fair is held in September.

315 N. Broadway Ave.


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