There is no limit to what you can do when you visit Rochester and the Finger Lakes this July. To help plan your next summer vacation or a long weekend, we've pulled together the following list of top events and activities you won't want to miss when you visit Rochester this month. Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!

Limitless Festivals

Corn Hill Arts Festival

July 13-14 |  Corn Hill Neighborhood

Roc Pride 2019

July 13-21 | Multiple Locations 

ROC The Falls

July 19 | Genesee Brew House

Indigenous Music & Arts Festival

July 27-28 | Ganondagan State Historic Site

Independence Day Celebrations

Fireworks, parades, and more! Click to view our roundup of Independence Day celebrations happening July 3 and July in Rochester and the Finger Lakes.

Must-See Museum Exhibits & Special Events

The Art of Warner Brothers

Now Through October 6 | George Eastman Museum

1969 Turns 50

Now Through July 28 | Memorial Art Gallery

A History of Photography 

Now Through October 20 | George Eastman Museum

66th Rochester | Finger Lakes Exhibition

Now Through September 15 | Memorial Art Gallery

Civil War Reenactment & Encampment

July 20-21 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Family-Friendly Fun

Genesee River Weekend

July 6-7 | Seneca Park Zoo

Lunar Landing Anniversary

July 20 | The Strong Museum

Princesses & Superheroes Train Rides

July 27-28 | Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

World Tiger Day

July 27 | Seneca Park Zoo

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

July 28 | The Strong Museum

Taking The Stage (& Screen)

Light Up The Night: Summer Laser & Star Shows

July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27 | Rochester Museum & Science Center's Strasenburgh Planetarium 

Hill Cumorah Pagent

July 11-20 | Hill Cumorah Visitors Center

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

July 12-21 | Blackfriars Theatre

Bands On The Bricks

July 12, July 19, July 26 |  Rochester Public Market

Movies With A Downtown View: Napoleon Dynamite

July 12 | Parcel 5

High Tea

July 19 | The Penthouse at One East Avenue

Party In The Park

July 11, July 18, July 25 | Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi In Concert

July 20 |  Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Eat & Drink

Patio Party

July 4, July 11, July 18, July 25 |  Casa Larga Vineyards

An Evening On Railroad Street

July 10 | Rohrbach Brewing Company + Black Button Distilling

Midtown Eats

July 11-12 & July 18-19 |  Midtown Commons

Rochester Burger Week

July 19-26 | Participating Restaurants


July 19 | Seneca Park Zoo

RMSC After Dark: Galactic Get Down

July 26 | Rochester Museum & Science Center

ROC The Taste

July 26-27 | Parcel 5

Food Truck Rodeo

July 31, Rochester Public Market 

Sporting Tournaments & Events

Rochester Red Wings vs. Syracuse Mets

July 1-3 | Frontier Field

Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic

July 15-21 |  Brook-Lea Country Club 

World Long Drive: ROC City Rumble

July 24 | Home Team Sports Park

Buffalo Bills Training Camp

July 25-August 16 |  St. John Fisher College