News releases from Visit Rochester and our member organizations keep travel journalists informed on the latest tourism and hospitality news in Rochester.
Category - Tourism and Hospitality
The Nitrate Picture Show returns to the George Eastman Museum in 2017
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 9:00 AM
The 3rd Nitrate Picture Show will return to the George Eastman Museum May 5–7, 2017 Passes for the Festival of Film Conservation on sale beginning December 12 The George Eastman Museum will present the 3rd Nitrate Picture Show this spring. The festival will be held May 5–7, 2017 at the Dryden Theatre, the George Eastman Museum’s historic venue for film exhibition in Rochester, NY.
2016 National Toy Hall of Fame Inductees
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 11:00 AM
Three new toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong Museum in Rochester, NY last week. This annual tradition captures hearts and minds not just across Rochester, but around
24th ImageOut Film Festival Underway
Monday, October 10, 2016 10:43 AM
The 24th annual ImageOut Film Festival , New York State’s largest LGBT film festival 2016 program lineup is underway, running Oct.6 to 16. Featured will be 75 films from 22 countries screened over 11
ZooBoo is back with new activities and fun for all ages
Monday, October 10, 2016 9:04 AM
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays October 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29 & 30 Seneca Park Zoo ’s annual Halloween fundraiser, ZooBoo, begins October 15 and continues every Saturday and Sunday throughout
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
Drum Corps Associates World Championships Set to Begin in Rochester
Friday, September 2, 2016 1:00 PM by Rachel Laber
10,000 Competitors and Fans to Visit Rochester Rochester, N.Y. (Sept. 2, 2016) – Officials from Drum Corps Associates (DCA), Monroe County, the City of Rochester and Visit Rochester today announced
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!
Rocket to Jupiter and Beyond this Fall at the Strasenburgh Planetarium
Thursday, August 25, 2016 4:00 PM by Visit Rochester
New experiences for children, adults and lifelong learners
BLACK BUTTON DISTILLING PRESENTS LIMITED EDITION WINE & CULINARY CENTER GIN
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:17 AM
A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS WILL HELP FUND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING Black Button Distilling , Rochester, NY’s first and finest grain to glass craft distillery, in partnership with the New York Wine & Culinary Center , announce the launch of their collaborative spirit, Garden Gin, set for release on August 31st at the NYWCC Fourth Annual Garden Party.
Rochester City Ballet Presents SLIGHTLY SINFUL
Monday, August 22, 2016 1:48 PM
Rochester City Ballet will present its first show of the year with “Slightly Sinful”, including the New York premiere of international choreographer Danny Rosseel’s award-winning piece of the same