Liberty Pole Lighting and Grand Opening of Roc Holiday Village

Start Your Family's Holiday Traditions Downtown!

holidays-parade-2Join us Saturday, December 1st 2018  at 4:30 p.m. as we kick off the holiday season by lighting the Liberty Pole!

 Schedule of Fun! 

4:30 p.m.:  Join Santa, Rudolph, Elves, and local sports team mascots as they greet kids at the Liberty Pole.

5 p.m.:
Lighting of the Liberty Pole with Mayor Lovely Warren

5:10 p.m.:
Family holiday parade from Liberty Pole to Dr. MLK Jr, Park (including Roch. Fire Dept's hook and ladder truck!)

5:30-8:30 p.m.: Kick off the first weekend of Rochester's Holiday Village with local vendors, horse-drawn carriage rides, kid crafts, and FREE ice skating at MLK Park! Skate rentals are free but quantities are limited, so bring your own ice skates if possible!




FREE trolley rides may be taken back to nearby parking from the rink until 8:30 p.m. 

FREE Parking is available at the Mortimer Street Garage, 25 Clinton Ave North between Mortimer St & Division St.



Call the Office of Special Events at (585) 428-6690 or email us.


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