News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
George Eastman Museum announces Garden Vibes summer concerts
Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:11 AM by Visit Rochester
The Garden Vibes summer concert series at the George Eastman Museum is back for its 23rd year.
Rochester Cultural Institutions Honor David Bowie
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 11:43 AM
It’s only fitting that Rochester, N.Y., the city where the late David Bowie had a notorious brush with the authorities in 1976 , would honor the legendary entertainer’s legacy through two of the city’s leading cultural institutions. This month both the Rochester City Ballet and the George Eastman Museum will pay tribute to David Bowie through the arts.
DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE OPENS TONIGHT
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:29 AM by Visit Rochester
RBTL’S AUDITORIUM THEATRE ENGAGEMENT RUNS MAY 10-15, 2016 Tickets for the Rochester premiere of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage at RBTL ’s Auditorium Theatre are on sale now!
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