Rochester is known as the "Festival City," with festivals almost every weekend from late spring into the fall. Everyday there is something to do!
Rochester Summer Events
05/25/2012, 06/22/2012, 07/20/2012, 08/10/2012, 09/07/2012
Seneca Park Zoo
The wildest happy hour in town! Roam the Zoo at night and enjoy live music, adult beverages and great food. This event is held rain or shine!
East End Fest
06/01/2012, 07/13/2012, 08/10/2012
Blocks of East Ave
Well June 1st is around the corner, and we’re happy to announce our first ‘themed’ Festival, keeping the East End Fest fresh in our now 22nd year!!
Fairport Canal Days
06/02/2012 - 06/05/2012
The festival features over 200 artisans, more than 40 food and drink vendors, and outstanding performances by local and regional High School Jazz Ensembles.
Wegmans Rochester LPGA Championship
06/04/2012 - 06/10/2012
Locust Hill Country Club
The world's best women golfers participate in a week long, international competition. Now the second major of the season.
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival
06/22/2012 - 06/30/2012
The Annual Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is one of the nation's largest and fastest growing music festivals, drawing fans from all across the Unites States and around the world.
Rochester PRIDE 2012
07/06/2012 – 07/15/2012
Throughout the City of Rochester & Monroe County
The Gay Alliance of The Genesee Valley (GAGV) hosts 10 Days of Pride Events for The LGBT Community and our Allies to celebrate, inform and recognize contributions by and for the Gay Community.
Party in the Park
06/07/2012 – 08/09/2012
Riverside Festival Site
Check out the 2012 Party In The Park 2012 lineup announced today!
Corn Hill Arts Festival
07/07/2012 – 07/08/20112
Corn Hill Neighborhood Streets
The Corn Hill Arts is a juried art show of the fine arts and crafts. Contributing artists come from throughout the United States and Canada.
Monroe County Fair
07/11/2012 – 07/15/2012
Monroe County Fair & Expo Center
Agricultural exhibits, farm animal competitions, technology and space exhibits, concerts, motor sports and amusement park attractions.
Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest
07/12/2012 – 07/15/2012
Highland Park Festival Site
Plenty of covered seating and picnic space is provided for your comfort. Children 12 and under are free. All musical entertainment is free with your paid admission.
Park Ave Summer Art Fest
08/04/2012 – 08/05/2012
Music, arts and crafts exhibits, outdoor dining and unique shopping.