News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
ROCHESTER PREPARES FOR 119TH ANNUAL LILAC FESTIVAL
Thursday, April 20, 2017 10:00 AM by Visit Rochester
The 119 th annual Rochester Lilac Festival will take place May 12-21, 2017, in Rochester, N.Y. The largest 10-day free festival of its kind in North America the Rochester Lilac Festival welcomes more
Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex Announced as Top 10 Finalist in Kraft Hockeyville™ USA
Monday, April 10, 2017 3:00 PM by Visit Rochester
Communities across the country have shown their local pride and love of hockey, and now ten of them are one step closer to being awarded the title of Kraft Hockeyville™ USA 2017 , including the Bill
Visit Rochester Statement on Performing Arts Center Announcement
Friday, April 7, 2017 11:00 AM by Visit Rochester
Today it was announced that the Golisano Center for the Performing Arts is the City of Rochester's selection for the development of Parcel 5 at Midtown. Visit Rochester enthusiastically shares its
Rochester’s most engaging vocal competition returns for its eleventh year in CLASSICAL IDOL, Saturday, April 8, 2017 , 7:30 P.M., in an elegant gala at Temple B’rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue in
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC) will host the kickoff for its first-ever New York State Game Dev Challenge. The event is at 4 p.m.
Rochester City Ballet brings Artistic Director David Palmer’s Green Eggs and Ham to the stage for your entire family. This witty and innovative retelling of the classic Dr. Seuss tale will be
Rochester to Welcome 1,700 Guests for Winter Swim Festival
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:00 PM by Visit Rochester
Youth swimmers to participate in clinic with three-time Olympian Elizabeth Beisel An anticipated 1,700 visitors - including 600 swimmers - from across New York State will visit Rochester January 13 to
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME in Rochester, NY
Monday, September 26, 2016 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester
The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME is the Tony Award®-winning new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel. Directed by
Clear your calendar for September 9th, 10th and 11th because you won’t want to miss a second of the action! Cyclocross 2016 returns to Rochester with a bigger and better venue, Genesee Valley Park!