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Office of Special Events

About the Office of Special Events

The Office of Special Events showcases the vitality of Rochester by hosting, sponsoring, or permitting events that enhance a strong sense of community and attract visitors. The city permits over 500 annual events with well over 1.5 million people attending them. 

Annual events organized, sponsored, and permitted by the City of Rochester include festivals, concerts, parades, runs, walks, and more.



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