Special Events at the Public Market 2017

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In 2017 Rochester Public Market will once again offer approximately 50 free admission special event days in addition to regular Market shopping days, providing many opportunities to experience and enjoy the Market even more! These special event series and single events have become community favorites and traditions! Interested vendors: link to the individual event pages below for information, instructions, and applications.  Download a full special events schedule 

2017 Public Market Special Events Schedule 

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALES 
Imagine dozens of garage sales, all lined up together so you don't have to drive from place to place. You need not imagine it because you can see it for yourself at the Market.
An amazing array of collectibles, curios, and much more!
Sundays, 8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.  Free admission!
April 23, 30;  June 11, 18, 25;  July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30;  Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27;  September. 10, 24;  October 1, 8, 15

See the Community Garage Sale web page  

FLOWER CITY DAYS 
The Flower City earns bragging rights when the Rochester Public Market comes alive in May and June with its legendary horticultural sales--row upon row of annuals, perennials, shrubs and garden ornamentation. All available just in time for spring planting!  Come with your garden questions and get answers from Cornell Cooperative Extension's Master Gardeners.  Bring plant containers, and take some home, through our give-take plant container exchange program! Free admission.
Five Sundays, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  
May 7, 14, 21, 28; June 4
 

And two extra Memorial Day Weekend days:
Friday, May 26; Monday, May 29 

 See the Flower City Days web page 

FLAVORS OF ROCHESTER AT THE MARKET and JUST SAY YES TO FRUITS AND VEGETABLES 

Prime your palate for our free sampling series! The 2016 Flavors of Rochester at the Market series, again a partnership with the Democrat & Chronicle, Summit Federal
Credit Union, and Friends of the Rochester Public Market, will celebrate the colorful diversity of the Market and Greater Rochester community.  This year, we'll feature
the  cultures and cuisines of the City of Rochester's International Sister Cities
Saturdays, May through September. Free!
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 See the Flavors of Rochester at the Market web page 

And once again this year, nutrition experts from Foodlink will be at Market on Thursdays and Saturdays for Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables: live nutrition demos
 and samplings, focused on ways to prepare healthy dishes with your Market produce! Hourly free demos, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

FOOD TRUCK RODEOS
Food Truck Rodeos at the Market have quickly become a Rochester tradition. Rodeos brings our community's creative mobile cuisine to the Market. Local brew and bands add to the flavor and fun.  
Last Wednesday evening of the month, April through September. Free admission!
5:00-9:00 p.m.
April 26, May 31, June 28, July 26, August 30, September 27

See the Food Truck Rodeo web page 

 CELEBRATION OF ROCHESTER NEIGHBORS AND NEIGHBORHOODS with NeighborWorks Rochester  NEW EVENT! 
A public, free-admission celebration of the neighborhoods and neighbors that make our city strong.  Live music, food, vendors, neighborhood associations and organizations are all part of the festivities.
Monday, June 5. 5:00-7:30 p.m. 
See the event web page 

BANDS ON THE BRICKS   
One of Rochester's most popular concert series, Bands on the Bricks proves that the Rochester Public Market isn't just for morning people. Free admission!
Five consecutive Friday nights, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
July 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11 

See the Bands on the Bricks web page  

GOSPEL JUBILEE
Organized by Elim Sanctuary Choir, this event features inspirational music groups from around the region. Food and vendors too. Free admission!
Sunday, July 30. 4:00-7:00 p.m.
See the Gospel Jubilee web page  

FLICKS ON THE BRICKS
 
Enjoy free outdoor movies three times this year at the Market!

Fast Forward Environmental Films
Friday, June 30. 8:00-10:30 p.m.

See winning and select short environmental films submitted to this year's Fast Forward Film Festival!

Bike-In Movie
Friday, August 25. 7:00-10:00 p.m.

Third annual! Celebrate Rochester's booming bicycle culture by two-wheeling it to the Market for a bike-related outdoor movie!  See the Bike-In Movie web page  

 Susan B. and Frederick D. Night 
Friday, September 22. 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Screenings of the City of Rochester's fabulous Rediscovering Frederick Douglass and Because of Women Like Her  documentaries!
See the Flicks on the Bricks web page   

ARTIST ROW  produced by the Friends of the Rochester Public Market  
Artist Row is not just your average art show. With over 180 new and emerging artists this event truly showcases the creativity of our community. For more information, go to www.artistrowrochester.com, contact  Friends of the Public Market at (585) 428-7292 or e-mail marketfriends@rochester.rr.com   
Sunday, September 17. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Free admission! 
 

HALLOWEEN EVE AT THE MARKET  
A new addition to the Market special events series provides an extra, bonus dress-up and trick or treat opportunity for families--and a chance to connect with dozens of community organizations! 
Sunday, October 29
4:00-7:00 p.m. Free admission!

See the Halloween Eve at the Market web page 

HOLIDAYS AT THE MARKET   
A Rochester holiday tradition for over 20 years, Holidays at the Market features dozens of holiday-focused vendors (trees, decorations, holiday foods and crafts, gifts, and much more), free carriage rides with Santa, cookie decorating, and more!
Three Sundays: November 26, December 3, December 10
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

See the Holidays at the Market web page  
 

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