Motorist Advisory Light Up the Holidays Parade Downtown Saturday

City of Rochester

Motorist Advisory

(Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017) - The annual Lighting of the Liberty Pole and family parade to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with the Liberty Pole Lighting at 5 p.m. and the family parade beginning at 5:15 p.m.

Traffic on Main Street and portions of East Avenue will be affected from 5 p.m. until approximately 5:30 p.m. Manhattan Square Drive will be closed from 4:30 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m.

The family parade will begin on Liberty Pole Way and take the following route:

• East on Main Street to Gibbs Street;
• South on Gibbs Street to East Avenue;
• East on East Avenue to Broadway Street;
• South on Broadway Street to Manhattan Square Drive.

The parade will disband at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.


News Media: For more information, contact Press Officer Jessica Alaimo at (585) 428-7135.