Liberty Pole Lighting and Family Fun Day

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12/5/2015 at 4:00 PM to 12/5/2015 at 7:30 PM


Liberty Pole Lighting
4:30-5 p.m.
Bring the family to a Rochester tradition to light up the Liberty Pole for the holidays! 
Enjoy music, holiday costumed characters and the magic of little ones seeing Santa to get in the holiday spirit!
Mayor Lovely Warren and Santa switch on the lights of the Liberty Pole outside the Sibley Building at 5 p.m. 

Holiday Parade
5:15-5:30 p.m.
Children, parents and well-wishers will follow Mayor Warren, Rudolph and other costumed characters in the holiday parade to the music of Prime Time Brass to the ice rink at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park(MLK Park).  Santa will ride atop the Fire Department's hook and ladder truckParticipants may choose to catch a ride on an ole' time trolley to the rink.

5:30 p.m.
Parade-goers will be greeted with ground fireworks at the ice rink, as well as a 30-foot, fully-decorated holiday tree.

5:30-8:30 p.m.
*FREE open skate to holiday music (Bring your own skates if possible-limited skate rental available)
*Refreshments and food will be available for purchase
*Free horse-drawn wagon rides

6-7:30 p.m.
MLK Park Lodge with craft activities, Rec-on-the-Move located inside the lodge.


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


Liberty Pole Plaza
230 E. Main St.Map


Outside of city limits call 585-428-5990




FREE Parking:
East End Garage, 425 E. Main St.
Washington Square Garage, 111 Woodbury Blvd.


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