News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
Moonlight Stroll Concert Series at Sonnenberg Begins on July 1
Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:51 AM
Festively lit historic garden paths coupled with live music on a balmy summer’s evening make for one of the Finger Lakes’ most unique experiences as Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park
George Eastman Museum Presents Summer of Solidarity Film Series
Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:27 AM
In solidarity with the victims of the atrocity in Orlando and with the entire LGBTQ community, the Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum presents Summer of Solidarity —a film series that includes
9-Day Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival Starts Friday June 24
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:01 PM
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival returns to Rochester for its 15th anniversary edition June 24-July 2 with nine days of amazing creative improvised music from around the world.
Sight Reading: Photography and the Legible World opens this June at the George Eastman Museum
Friday, June 10, 2016 11:30 AM
The Eastman Museum’s exhibition in partnership with the Morgan Library & Museum will be on view from June 18 through September 18 The George Eastman Museum will open the exhibition Sight Reading:
Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns and The Force at Play at The Strong
Monday, June 6, 2016 2:20 PM
Opening Weekend Celebration at The Strong June 11 & 12 Enjoy out-of-this-world adventures at the Rockets, Robots, and Ray Guns and The Force at Play exhibit opening celebration at The Strong® museum
Jazz Fest Ticket Shop Opens Monday June 6 Buy Tickets, Get Brochures
Friday, June 3, 2016 11:25 AM
The 15th edition of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival will kick off in just a few short weeks. The XRIJF Ticket Office officially opens Monday June 6th at 12 Noon. Stop in to buy
Hands-on Action Daily at Rochester Museum & Science Center this Summer
Friday, June 3, 2016 9:18 AM
Fiery explosions, foolish physics, take-home activities - it's non-stop fun every day at Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) as visitors dive into a special summer edition of Science Alive. A
Michael Keaton to introduce Beetlejuice at the Dryden Theatre on June 8
Thursday, June 2, 2016 3:10 PM
It’s been said that if you say the word “Beetlejuice” three times, he will appear. Well get ready, Rochester! The George Eastman Museum has announced that Golden Globe Award winner, Academy Award
NY Wine & Culinary Center to Host Fulkerson Winemaker Dinner
Friday, May 27, 2016 11:24 AM
On Friday June 3rd, Finger Lakes winery Fulkerson Winery and the New York Wine & Culinary Center (NYWCC) will partner for a Winemaker dinner featuring Fulkerson’s award-winning wine selection, presented by their winemaker, paired with local fare prepared by NYWCC chefs.
Active Service Members Offered Free Admission to RMSC All Summer
Friday, May 27, 2016 9:37 AM by Visit Rochester
Active service members and up to five family members are offered free admission to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) from Memorial Day through Labor Day as RMSC becomes a Blue Star Museum.