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October Events that ROC

Monday, September 25, 2017 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff

Fall is here in all of it's glorious color and special events.

Celebrating Fall

Trolley drives through beautiful fall leaves

Foliage colors, corn mazes, delicious food: these are a few of our favorite things about fall.

Fall Foliage by Trolley

Through October 29th
NY Museum of Transportation


Wayne County Apple Tasting Tour

October 6-9
Wayne County Tourism


Pumpkins in the Park

October 28
Yellow Jacket Racing


Fall Festival & Agricultural Fair

Sept 30-October 1
Genesee Country Village & Museum


Pumpkin Patch Train Rides

Weekends October 14-29
Rochester Genesee Railroad Museum


Pumpkin Eggs

October 17
Rochester Brainery


Limitless Fun on the Farm

Susan B. Anthony Corn Maze at Stokoe Farms

From corn mazes to pumpkin patches there is no where we rather be in October than on the farm.

Pumpkin & Harvest Fest

Weekends through October 29th
Stokoe Farms


Fall Harvest Fest

Weekends through October 29th
Wickham Farms


Zarpentine Corn Maze

Weekends Through October
Zarpentine Farms


Amazing Maize Maze

Weekends through October
Long Acre Farms



Limitless Performances

Elena O'Connor sings with the Rochester Oratorio Society

Kick off Rochester's cultural season with these incredible performances.

A Splendid Grandeur

October 20
Rochester Oratorio Society


Smart People

October 5-22
Geva Theatre Center


Seaman Conducts Mozart & Siblius

October 19-21
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Eastman-Ranlet Series: Jupiter Quartet

October 1
Eastman School of Music

An Evening of Mystery and Mayhem Featuring the Black Bird of Death

October 20
George Eastman Museum


Limitless Family Fun

actors pose for kid friendly show

The kids will love these exhibits and performances.

A Year with Frog & Toad (the musical)

September 30-October 15
Kodak Center


Opera for Kids 2

October 8
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra


Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Weekend

October 7-8
The Strong

Disney's Little Mermaid

October 24-29
Rochester Broadway Theatre League



Limitless Festivals

people gather in the Little Theatre to watch films as part of the ImageOut Film Festival

October marks the end of Rochester's Festival season going out with a bang with these popular celebrations.

ImageOut Film Festival

October 5-15
Locations vary


Fairport Oktoberfest

October 6-7
Village of Fairport


Rochester River Romance

October 7-9
Genesee Valley Park

Genesee River Bash

October 7
Port of Charlotte


Author: Visit Rochester Staff

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