Celebrating 40 years of Roses in 2019. The Rose of Clare Festival is a family festival packed with fun events. Roses represent different parishes from around the county, who come and partake in the events of the festival. The highlight of the week is the two nights where the roses are interviewed on stage . There are many events like a field day, a parade, a kiddies disco, a quiz night, a song contest, a toy tractor run.