News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
Rochester to Host New York State Boys Lacrosse Championship
Friday, May 6, 2016 2:18 PM by Rachel Laber
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association today announced that the New York State Boys Lacrosse Championship for the next three years (championship years 2017, 2018 and 2019) will take place in Rochester, N.Y.
World Kobudo Federation Holds International Conference in Rochester, N.Y.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 11:29 AM by Rachel Laber
Visit Rochester welcomes the World Kobudo Federation to Rochester, N.Y., May 6-8 for the group’s biennial International Martial Arts Conference.
Seneca Park Zoo Society to host Cinco de Rhino celebration May 5th
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:13 AM
The Seneca Park Zoo Society is proud to announce a new fundraising event, Cinco de Rhino , to take place at the Zoo on May 5, 2016 .
Sonnenberg Gardens Opens for the Season on April 30
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 8:30 AM by Visit Rochester
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park opens its gates on April 30th for its 43rd season as a public park. Sonnenberg, originally built and owned by banker Frederick Ferris Thompson and his
BLACK BUTTON DISTILLING ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF LIMITED EDITION LILAC GIN
Monday, April 25, 2016 11:33 AM by Visit Rochester
Black Button Distilling , Rochester NY’s first and finest grain to glass craft distillery, will launch their hand crafted, limited edition Lilac Gin on May 6, 2016, to commemorate the first day of
ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION TO GIVE FREE TREES AT LILAC FESTIVAL
Friday, April 22, 2016 12:58 PM by Visit Rochester
New York Tree Recovery Campaign to Distribute 1,000 Trees on Opening Day Earth Day is the perfect time to announce an exciting partnership that will bring 1,000 new trees to Rochester. The New York
Inaugural convention to draw fans of comics, television and film Flower City Comic Con, a brand new convention for fans – by fans – will debut this weekend in Rochester, N.Y. Flower City Comic
VisitRochester.com Recognized as "Best of Web" Visit Rochester, the official tourism promotion agency for Monroe County and Greater Rochester, has been recognized as a “ Best of the Web ” award winner
Rochester Hosts 80th Annual NYS Women’s Bowling Championship
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:18 AM by Rachel Laber
Visit Rochester and the Monroe County Sports Commission will welcome more than 1,700 bowlers to Rochester over the course of the next month as bowlers compete in the 80th annual New York State (NYS)
2016 Explore Greater Rochester Visitor Guide Now Available
Friday, April 15, 2016 3:00 PM by Rachel Laber
The 2016 Explore Greater Rochester Guide , the official visitor’s guide to Greater Rochester and Monroe County, is now available. The Explore publication is a partnership between Visit Rochester and