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September Events That ROC

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 4:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff

Who says the end of summer means the end of the fun festival season? Rochester is full of festivals, special events, and activities as we transition into fall. Check out this list of just some of the special events and activities happening in the area when you visit Rochester and the Finger Lakes this September.

Limitless Festivals

Hop Harvest Festival

September 3-4, Genesee Country Village & Museum 

31st Annual Irondequoit Oktoberfest

September 7-8 & September 14-15, Camp Eastman

Roc The Falls Festival

September 7, High Falls Terrace Park/Genesee Brew House

2018 M&T Bank Clothesline Festival

September 8-9, Memorial Art Gallery

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

September 12-22, Downtown Rochester

*Check out Visit Rochester's Guide to the 2018 Fringe Festival for more information on how to experience Fringe

Purple Foot Festival

September 16, Casa Larga Vineyards

Barktoberfest Walk For Dogs

September 29, Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

38th Annual Hilton Apple Festival

September 29-30, Village of Hilton

I-Square Fall Festival 2018

September 29, I-Square

Limitless History

The Suffragist City Parade

September 15, National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House

Looking For Frederick Douglass: Resources in Libraries, Museums, and Archives

September 22, George Eastman Museum

Limitless Family Fun

Rochester Red Wings Baseball: Final Home Games

September 1-3, Frontier Field

Turtle Power 

September 8, The Strong Museum

Diesel Days Train Rides 

September 15-16, Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

Be The Astronaut Exhibit Opening 

September 15-16, The Strong Museum

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

September 23, The Strong Museum

Kids & Trucks

September 29-30, Frontier Field

Limitless Entertainment


September 4- October 7, Geva Theatre Center

Anna in the Tropics

September 7-23, Blackfriars Theatre

John Cusack Live With A Screening Of Say Anything 

September 13, KODAK Center

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Season Opening: Dvorak's New World

September 13-15, Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

Rochester City Ballet: Tutus and Tango

September 28-30, Nazareth College Arts Center

Limitless Fall Folliage

Sunflower Spectacular 

September 1-3 & September 8-9, Wickham Farms

Harvest Fest Grand Opening

September 15-16, Stokoe Farms 

Honeycrisp Weekend

September 15-16, Wickham Farms

Kettle Ridge Kettlefest

September 15, Kettle Ridge Farm

Fall Foliage By Trolley

September 18-October 28, NY Museum of Transportation

There are so many things to see, do, and experience when you visit Rochester this September!  Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!

Author: Visit Rochester Staff

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