Ault In Bloom

A Celebration of Roses, Flowers and Gardens

Cincinnati Parks and the Greater Cincinnati Rose Association host the sixth annual grand floral event  “Ault in Bloom” at the historic Ault Park Pavilion on Sunday, September 22 from 1:00-4:00 pm.

Rose enthusiasts and garden lovers around the tri-state celebrate the blooms of fall with rose exhibits, a flower arranging demonstration, kids’ crafts, and succulent gardening displays from AJ Rahn’s.


  • Exhibition Quality Garden Roses – Formal and informal judging
  • “The Roses of Cincinnati” Arrangement Exhibit
  • Recognitions: Most Creative, Best Ikebana, Best of Show and Youth Division
  • “Succulent Plants” by AJ Rahn’s Nursery
  • Wild Flower, Herb and Dahlia Society displays


  • Flower Arranging by Rosemary Ballard, “English Rose Designs Ltd.”
  • “Zoo’s Best Plants for Pollinators” with Wimberg Landscaping
  • Mason Bees
  • Chat with a “Rosarian” or “Master Gardener”
  • Raptor program presented by RAPTOR Inc.


  • Ault Park Garden Tours
  • Live Music
  • Cut Rose Sale from Dr. Pottschmidt’s garden
  • Kid’s Crafts 1:00-3:00
  • Ice Cream treats

The Dahlia, Herb and Wildflower Societies will also be showcased in the grand pavilion. Enjoy Adopt-a-plot gardens around the Great Lawn.

“Roses of Cincinnati” is the 2019 theme for the arrangement exhibition that highlights Cincinnati gems. Amateur and experienced exhibitors of all ages are welcomed to enter flower arrangements and rose blooms for formal and informal judging.  Ribbons and ARS Certificates awarded to winners. Visit the resources page for Horticulture Schedule for the Blooms and Arrangement Exhibits. Judging of blooms and arrangements begins at 11:00 AM.

View beautiful garden roses, buy some fresh cut blooms and learn more from Consulting Rosarians and Master Gardeners who will answer your questions.   It’s family friendly and free!  Mark your calendar and bring your camera!


Sep 22 2019


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm



More Info

Ault Park


Ault Park
Ault Park Pavilion Cincinnati, Ohio 45208