The Thomasville Rose Garden is situated near Cherokee Lake Park on 5 acres of land and provides astounding beauty and a fragrance beyond compare for thousands of visitors each year with over 1500 rose bushes. The garden is planted to include four themed beds: Heroes, Holidays, Love & Cherish and Famous People. In addition to the themed beds, the garden includes two assorted beds and two memorial beds. Known as the "City of Roses," the city maintains 85 rose beds in addition to the Rose Garden. Thomasville celebrates its historical connection to this beautiful flower with an annual Rose Show and Festival each April.