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December Events That ROC

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Rochester Staff

There are so many things to see, do, and experience when you visit Rochester and the Finger Lakes this December! Check out this list of just some of the special events and activities happening in the area. Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!

The Holiday Spirit

Lighting Of The Liberty Pole

December 1 | Liberty Pole Way

City Of Rochester Holiday Village

December 1-23 | Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square

Genesee Keg Tree Lighting

December 7 | Genesee Brew House

Rochester Festival Of Lights

Through December 30 | The Dome Arena

Holidays At The Market

Through December 16 | Rochester Public Market

Yuletide In The Country Tours & Buffet

Through December 16 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Taking The Stage & Screen

Jason Mraz

December 1 |  Rochester Auditorium Theatre

A City Sings For The Season

December 2 | Rochester Oratorio Society at Port of Rochester

Garth Fagan Dance Home Season

December 5-9 | Nazareth College Arts Center 

Ghostbusters In Concert

December 5 | Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at Eastman Theatre

Cirque Musica Holiday Presents Wonderland

December 7 | KODAK Center

A Christmas Carol

Through December 29 | Geva Theatre Center

Fiddler On The Roof

December 11-16 | Rochester Auditorium Theatre

Gala Holiday Pops

December 21-23 | Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra at Eastman Theatre

Family-Friendly Fun

Rochester Knighthawks Season Opener

December 8 | Blue Cross Arena

Frosty And Friends

December 8-9 | The Strong Museum

Breakfast With Santa

December 8-16 | Seneca Park Zoo

Holiday Open House

December 16 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Glass Wonderland

Through January 2 | The Corning Museum of Glass 

Blast Off Break Week

December 22-31 | The Strong Museum

Rochester Americans Vs. Toronto Marlies

December 28 |  Blue Cross Arena

Special Events

LeRoy's Annual Winterfest

December 1 | Farmer's Creekside Tavern & Inn

Corn Hill Holiday Tour of Homes

December 1 | Corn Hill Neighborhood

Holiday Bash

December 7 | The Penthouse At One East Avenue


December 7-8 | Seneca Park Zoo

The Happiest Hour

December 12 | The Strong Museum

History Of Magic DeTour 

December 13 & December 20 | Memorial Art Gallery

Ring In The New Year

Click to view our New Year's Eve blog post for details on special offers and events to help you ring in 2019!

Author: Visit Rochester Staff

Visit Rochester staff share the inside scoop on Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.