National Free Comic Book Day | TBA
Presented by JetPack Comics & Rochester Main Street you may visit participating merchants to receive a complimentary comic book. Features include exhibit hall, artists, costumed role players, and more! For more information, contact Rochester Main Street at (603)330-3208 or visit rochestermainstreet.org or visit Jet Pack Comics at 37 North Main Street in Rochester.
Coffee with a Cop | TBA
Coffee with a Cop is an event where residents can sit down with officers and ask questions or share what’s on their mind. Call (603)330-3208 or visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Memorial Day Parade | TBA
Presented by the Rochester Veterans Council annually on Memorial Day. Call (603)332-1073.
Downtown Cash Mob | TBA
On this day, go into any downtown business, spend $25+, send in a copy of the receipt, and get entered to win a variety of prizes and gift cards! Visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Rochester Cares | TBA
Help clean up and remove trash from the downtown in preparation for summer! Visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Wings & Wheels at Skyhaven | TBA
Presented by the Rochester Police Department and the Rochester Rotary Club, a spectacular family-friendly event held at Skyhaven Airport. Visit rochesterwingsandwheels.com.
Rochester Farmer's Market | June-September 2021
Held every Tuesday at the Rochester Commons on the ball field from 3pm - 6:00pm. For more information, email email@example.com
The Night Before the 4th of July | July 3, 2021
Celebrate independence day on July 3rd with a spectacular fireworks display at the Rochester Community Center. Visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Concerts on the Commons | July-August 2021
Summer outdoor music series held at the Rochester Common offering music from country to jazz to classical. Call (603)332-4120 or visit rochesterrec.com.
Summer Music Series | June-August 2021
Summer Music Series in the Garden is provided at The Governor’s Inn, complete with acoustic, rock, roots, bluegrass and more. Call (603)332-0107 or visit www.governorsinn.com.
Mario Kart Tournament | TBA
A Mario Kart competition will be held at the Rochester Opera House. Players and spectators alike are welcome. Visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Rochester Gay Pride Festival | August 2021
Annual community event presented by Rochester Museum of Fine Arts which looks to promote unity, visibility, inclusivity, equality, and a positive image of the LGBT community. Live music and food vendors. For information, visit: rochestermfa.org/pride.
Porchfest | TBA
Join Rochester Main Street for Porchfest. Bands are placed on outdoor stages throughout downtown and attendees can walk around and hear a little of everything. For information, visit: rochestermainstreet.org.
Rochester Fair | September 16-26 2021
Held annually in September, the fair provides family entertainment including exhibitions, art, crafts, livestock, 4-H and more! Visit rochesterfair.com for more information.
Community Expo & Job Fair | TBD
Presented by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, the Community Expo & Job Fair is a trade show opportunity to meet and learn about many of the businesses and job opportunities in the area.
Call (603)332-5080 or visit rochesternh.org
Trick-or-Treat on the Town & Zombie Walk | TBA
Presented by Rochester Main Street, youngsters can trick-or-treat downtown at participating businesses. Adults form a Zombie Walk at 7pm and walk to the Rochester Commons for a bonfire, music and refreshments. Call (603)330-3208 or visit rochestermainstreet.org.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony | December 3,2021
Join the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce for the annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Central Square in downtown Rochester. The evening includes caroling, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, a reading of “The Night Before Christmas” and Santa even stops by for photos! Call (603)332-5080 or visit rochesternh.org.
Elf on the Shelf | TBA
Find all 12 elves hiding around downtown. Each elf will give you a ticket and a treat. Once you receive all your tickets, visit Collec-tiques on North Main Street to enter them into the raffle. For more information, call
(603)330-3208 or visit: rochestermainstreet.org.
Festival of Trees | TBA
Sponsored by Rochester Main Street, the Festival of Trees will take place at Studley Flower Gardens in Rochester. For more information, call (603)330-3208 or visit: rochestermainstreet.org.
Holiday Parade | December 5, 2021
Presented by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, the parade is a delight to children of all ages. Special guest, Santa Claus, hasn’t missed a year yet! Floats from area organizations and businesses join marching bands and other attractions to celebrate the Holiday Season. Call (603)332-5080 or visit: rochesternh.org.
Light Up Rochester Decorating Contest | TBD
A Holiday Decorating Contest put on by the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce. Visit rochesternh.org or call (603)332-5080 for more information.
A Venue for All Seasons
Rochester Opera House
Located in the Rochester City Hall building, the Rochester Opera House is a performing arts organization providing entertainment to audiences for all ages through a variety of high quality artistic programming. Main Stage series, Arts & Education series and Summer Season shows. Call 335-1992 or visit www.rochesteroperahouse.com for information on upcoming performances.