Meet the conventions, conferences, and sporting events which have made Rochester, N.Y. their destination this August.

Empire Baptist Missionary Convention of New York

Building our Convention to meet 21st Century Ministry through Evangelism, Missions, Praise, Imagination, Revelation, and Education.

  • Dates: August 4-8, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Rochester Riverside Hotel, and Hyatt Regency

  • Attendees: 1,200+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Empire Baptist Missionary Convention

National Supreme Council A. & A.S.R Masons

The purpose for which the National Supreme Council is formed and the business or objects to be carried on and promoted are fraternal, social, educational and charitable. Our sole objective is to serve our various communities, with a variety of programs that uplift people socially, mentally, spiritually, and economically. Charity being our goal and Love being our motive, we endeavor to make ourselves available to anyone with a need for our services.  

  • Dates: August 8-18, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency

  • Attendees: 400+

Society of Wine Educators

Since 1977, SWE's Annual Conference has provided a unique venue for educators, students, and enthusiasts to convene and learn more about the world of wine and spirits. We hope you'll be able to join us in the Finger Lakes region of New York! 

  • Dates: August 15-17, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Woodcliff Hotel and Spa

  • Attendees: 400+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Society of Wine Educators

    • Twitter: @wine_educators

    • Instagram: @societyofwineeducators

    • LinkedIn: Society of Wine Educators

    • Hashtag: #SWECONF2018

Rochester Croquet Club USCA Invitational

Rochester Croquet Club is in their 11th year of play at the Grace & Truth Sports Park and their 5th year as a sanctioned club in the United States Croquet Association. They continue to grow in number a little each year as they pass along our love of the sport to others.

  • Dates: August 17-19, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Grace & Truth Sports Park

  • Attendees: 16+

Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational

The Junior Knighthawks are the elite indoor lacrosse training program of the Rochester Knighthawks. They are dedicated to growing the sport of box lacrosse in the Western New York region, through instruction and quality competition. Proud members of USBOXLA.

  • Dates: August 18-19, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex, DoubleTree Rochester, Holiday Inn & Suites Marketplace, Holiday Inn Express – University Area, Residence Inn Henrietta

  • Attendees: 300+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rochester Knighthawks

    • Twitter: @RocKnighthawks

2018 AJGA FORE Performance Junior Championship

The AJGA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. They host competitive golf tournaments across the country, with more than 6,900 junior golf members in their organization.

  • Dates: August 20-24, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Sodus Bay Heights Golf Club and Hampton Inn Webster

  • Attendees: 120+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: American Junior Golf Association (AJGA)

    • Twitter: @AJGAGolf

Seneca Falls Revisited

The first-ever Women’s Equality Weekend, presented in tribute to the historic 1848 convention and hosted in Rochester due to the contributions and sacrifices of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Elected officials, top executives, colleagues and friends are invited to bond, reflect and strategize for the Centennial celebration of the passing of the 19th Amendment.

  • Dates: August 23-26, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Hyatt Regency Rochester

  • Attendees: 300+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: CREW- Civically Re-Engaged Women

City of Rochester Summer Music Festival 2018

Mayor Lovely A. Warren is excited to announce this year's Rochester Summer Soul Music Festival!   Produced by Xperience Live! The event features City-sponsored musical entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere with local food. New this year's event will feature a FREE Block Party!  The Block Party will start earlier in the day each day in the VIP Parking Lot of the Frontier Field.

  • Dates: August 25-26, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Frontier Field and Hyatt Regency

  • Attendees: 150+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: CREW- Civically Re-Engaged Women

One Design Regatta

The purposes of the Rochester Yacht Club is to promote interest in yachts and yachting, to teach and promote the principles of seamanship and navigation, to encourage the tradition of yachting, to encourage and teach young people in seamanship and yachting.

  • Dates: August 25-26, 2018

  • Event Location(s) + Hotel(s): Rochester Yacht Club and Hampton Inn Irondequoit

  • Attendees: 60+

  • Social Media:

    • Facebook: Rochester Yacht Club