Before making plans for your wedding in the Rochester area, you should consider the big events that are happening at the same time. Rooms will be harder to get and many more people will be trying to do the same things as you and your guests.
Rochester Lilac Festival – One of the largest free festivals of its kind in North America. Lilacs in Rochester are in full bloom come May. What better way to celebrate with Gardens, Festival Food Craft Beer, and great live entertainment each year.
Rochester Jazz Festival – One of the premier Jazz Festivals in the country showing incredible musicians performing on multiple stages. Definitely a bucket list event to attend.
Rochester Party In The Park – Summer fun and live music for the 10 week season showcasing local and national recording acts all taking place at Martin Luther King Jr. Park downtown Rochester.
Corn Hill Arts Festival – This festival has been a staple in Rochester for over 50 years and is definitely a must-attend event showcasing great music and art.
Fringe Festival – Over half a million party-goers have attended Fringe Festival over the past 10 years. Tons of live performances in all genres. One of the most anticipated festivals of the year.
Finger Lakes Wine Festival – With all the spectacular wineries in the Finger Lakes, this is definitely a great place to try all the offerings under one roof. Watkins Glen is the annual home of the Wine Festival each year is always brimming with food, fun, and lots of great wine to sample.
Park Avenue Art Festival – Tons of great artists and exhibitors showcasing their work in the hip Park Avenue neighborhood. Lots of great food, cocktails, and fun as well to be had.