Who says the end of summer means the end of the fun festival season? Rochester is full of festivals, special events, and activities as we transition into fall. Check out this list of just some of the events and activities happening in the area when you visit Rochester and the Finger Lakes this September.

Limitless Festivals

Hop Harvest Festival

September 2 |  Genesee Country Village & Museum

32nd Annual Irondequoit Oktoberfest

September 6-7 & September 13-14 |  Camp Eastman

Roc The Falls Festival-Summer Send-Off

September 6 | Genesee Brew House

2019 M&T Bank Clothesline Festival

September 7-8 |  Memorial Art Gallery

KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

September 10-21 | Downtown Rochester

*Check out Visit Rochester's Guide to the 2019 Fringe Festival for more information on how to experience Fringe

Rochester Garlic Festival

September 14-15 | Webster Parks & Recreation

Purple Foot Festival

September 15 |  Casa Larga Vineyards

Barktoberfest Walk For Dogs

September 28 |  Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Limitless Fall Folliage

Honeycrisp Weekend & The Great Candy Drop

September 14-15| Wickham Farms

Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch

Weekends Starting September 14-15  | Stokoe Farms


September 14 | Kettle Ridge Farm

Harvest Moon

September 17 | I-Square

Limitless History

George Eastman Bike Tour

September 14 | George Eastman Museum

2019 Suffragist City Parade

September 14 | National Susan B. Anthony Museum and House

Limitless Family Fun

Movie On The Lawn: Ratatouille

September 6 | George Eastman Museum

2019 Rochester Cyclocross

September 7-8 | Genesee Valley Park

Seneca Park Zoo Celebrates World Animal Days

September 7 | World Elephant Day

September 22 |  World Rhino Day

September 28 | International Red Panda Day

Nickelodeon Worldwide Day of Play

September 21 | The Strong Museum

Moonlight Mazes

September 21 & September 27-28 | Long Acre Farms

DC Super Heroes™: Discover Your Superpowers Exhibit Opening

September 28-29 | The Strong Museum

Limitless Entertainment

2 Scientists Walk Into A Bar

September 5 | Rochester Museum & Science Center @ Roc Brewing Co. 

La Cage aux Folles

September 3-6 | Geva Theatre Center

Guys & Dolls

Through September 15 | Blackfriars Theatre

Kevin James

September 13 | KODAK Center

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Season Opening: Scheherazade .2

September 19 & September 21 | Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

There are so many things to see, do, and experience when you visit Rochester this September!  Whatever you choose to do, share your adventures in Rochester with us using #VisitROC!