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
ROCHESTER LILAC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2017 DATES AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 6:00 PM
The 119th annual Rochester Lilac Festival , named one of The Weather Channel’s Top 10 places to visit in May, will take place on May 12-21 next year. The event is the largest 10-day free festival in
Two-Story Beer Keg Tree Returns to Genesee Brewery
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:00 PM
Limited Edition Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Black IPA was Tapped as Keg Tree Shined Bright The Genesee Brewery , New York State's oldest brewery, recently resurrected and illuminated its popular beer keg tree, marking the third year for the holiday tradition.
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!