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Discover the major festivals and events taking place in Rochester, N.Y in 2017 Rochester, N.Y is a must-visit destination this year for families, foodies, fans of the arts, culture and more.
Visit Rochester Receives Industry Honors and Accreditation
Monday, February 6, 2017 11:00 AM
– Visit Rochester successfully achieves destination management and marketing industry accreditation – – Vice President of Sales and Convention Services recognized by industry peers– Visit Rochester,
Monroe County Sports Commission Announces Addition to Sales Team
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 6:00 PM by Rachel Laber
Monroe County Sports Commission, the athletic business development arm of Visit Rochester and Monroe County, is pleased to announce that Libby Craig has joined the organization as Sports Sales
Rochester, N.Y., Home of Susan B. Anthony Prepares for Election Day 2016
Monday, November 7, 2016 12:00 PM
The community of Rochester, N.Y., the home of women’s suffrage pioneer Susan B. Anthony, has undertaken special preparations to mark election day in 2016. As millions of Americans prepare to head to
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me recorded live in Rochester NPR's long-running weekly quiz show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me was broadcast from a familiar backdrop this past weekend following the popular show's live recording at Rochester's Auditorium Theatre .
The Optical Society Holds 100th Annual Meeting in Rochester
Monday, October 17, 2016 6:16 PM by Rachel Laber
Innovations from more than 600 scientific, technical and educational presentations will be highlighted during The Optical Society’s (OSA) 100th Annual Meeting , Frontiers in Optics (FiO)/Laser Congress (LS) 2016 in Rochester, N.Y October 17th to 20 th .
Handbell Ensembles and Soloists to Perform in Rochester, NY
Monday, July 11, 2016 12:30 PM by Visit Rochester
Music aficionados in and around Rochester, NY will have the opportunity to experience the unique sights and sounds of the English handbell July 12-16 at a number of daily concerts, when Handbell
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.
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