Special Events Produced by the City

Have fun at the City of Rochester's events!

The City of Rochester contributes to Rochester's fantastic festival and special events calendar each year. The events listed below are proudly produced annually by the City. These city events do not include the wide range of activities going on at recreation centers throughout the year.

If you're looking for an event not listed here, chances are it is hosted by an external group or another organization. Check out our events calendar or Visit Rochester for a more comprehensive listing of special events and activities throughout the region.

Spring events

Summer events

Fall events

Winter events


For questions on City-sponsored events, call the Office of Special Events at (585) 428-7992, or email us. We can also usually help answer questions on any event taking place within the city, since our office grants permit for them.

If you are trying to plan your own special event, get information here.


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