It's a community wide celebration! It's an international springtime party! It's Rochester's annual Lilac Festival and everyone is invited to enjoy ten full days of entertainment and fun!
The only 10-day free festival of its kind in North America, it is inspired by a magnificent lilac collection at Highland Park that plays host to over 500 varieties of lilacs on more than 1,200 bushes.
Ten days of free entertainment on the main stage including performances by national recording artists. Free children’s entertainment during the week and on the weekends!
Visitors will see not only nature's bounty in abundance, but exhibitors, food vendors, entertainment, children's activities and so much more. We encourage you to travel to the Lilac Festival, there is something for everyone!