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Rochester Lilac Festival

May 7, 2021 to May 24, 2021
Time: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Host/Presenter: Five Star Bank
Location: Highland Park , Rochester, NY, 14620
Phone: 1-585-473-4482
More Information: https://www.rochesterevents.com/lilac-festival

The largest free festival of its kind in North America features thousands of spectacular and fragrant lilacs and 10 days of incredible entertainment and non-stop festivities. Drawing more than 500,000 people annually from all over the world, festival goers will discover magnificent gardens, musical gems, exciting exhibits and exhilarating special events. Highland Park possesses a huge collection of lilacs, featuring more than 1800 bushes and over 500 different varieties.

Serving as the unofficial start of the Rochester area’s summer festival season, events also include the Lilac Parade, the Highland Hospital Lilac Run (5K & 10K), the Lilac Brewfest, a Wine Tasting & Farmers Market, the Lilac Home & Garden Show, Art In the Park, daily children's entertainment and a wide variety of food vendors. Please check the website in order to see which events may have a slightly different aspect in order to assure Covid-19 safely measures. Unfortunately, the concert stage which normally features performances every day, including headline entertainment showcasing top artists in rock, reggae, dance music, R&B and more, is canceled this year.
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