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October Events That ROC

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:00 PM by Visit Rochester Staff

There are so many things to see, do, and experience when you visit Rochester and the Finger Lakes this October! Check out this list of just some of the special events and activities happening in the area. Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!

Limitless Festivals & Festive Fall Events

Fall Festival & Amazing Maize Maze

Through October 27 | Long Acre Farms

Fall Festival & Agricultural Fair

October 5-6 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Glass Farmers Market

October 4-14 | The Corning Museum of Glass 

ImageOut- The Rochester LGBT Film Festival

October 10-20 | The Little Theatre & Dryden Theatre

Spirits Of The Past Theatrical Tours & Buffet

October 17-20 | Genesee Country Village & Museum 

Swain Beer Festival

October 19 | Swain Ski Resort

Museum of the Dead 5 

October 25 | Memorial Art Gallery

High Falls Women's Film Festival

October 31-November 3 | The Little Theatre

Limitless Family Fun

Kids & Trucks

October 5-6 | Frontier Field


October 11  |  Rochester Museum & Science Center


October 12-13 & October 19-20 | Seneca Park Zoo 

Trick-or-Treating In The Village

October 25-26 | Genesee Country Village & Museum

Tails & Treats

October 26 | Lollypop Farm

ZooBoo After Dark

October 26 | Seneca Park Zoo

The Great Pumpkin Drop & Candy Corn Parade

October 26-27 | Wickham Farms

Family Halloween Party

October 26-27 | The Strong Museum

Toddler Trick-Or-Treat

October 31 | The Strong Museum

Limitless Art & Entertainment

Current Seen

October 4-November 17 | Rochester Contemporary Art Center & Various Venues

Frankenstein After Fringe

October 9-13 | MuCCC

Hocus Pocus Screening With Kathy Najimy

October 10 | Kodak Center

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

October 12 | Del Lago Resort & Casino

Alphonse Mucha: Master of Art Nouveau 

October 13-January 2020 | Memorial Art Gallery

Detroit '67

October 18-November 3 | Blackfriars Theatre

Anderson & Low: Voyages and Discoveries

October 19-January 2020 | George Eastman Museum

Harlem 100

October 24 | Nazareth College Arts Center

Author: Visit Rochester Staff

Visit Rochester staff share the inside scoop on Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.