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Rochester is a treasure trove of story ideas-kids, history, culture, sports and more-we've provided a number of story ideas for you.  Looking for that special angle or enticing hook? Look no more.  News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester. Journalists, take note. We're happy to host you or provide a media rate, just give us a call.

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2020 Rochester Lilac Festival Postponed

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Rochester Lilac Festival, originally scheduled for May 8-17,… more

Rochester Welcomes 2020 DECA Conference

The best and brightest high school students will visit Rochester this week as more than 2,300… more

Longtime Visit Rochester Employee Steps Down

After 41 years, Gregory P. Marshall, Senior Vice President and Director of Marketing, has stepped… more