Rochester Lilac Festival
Friday, May 10, 2013 - Sunday, May 19, 2013 (10 Days)
10:30am-8:30pm Daily | Admission is Free
Highland Park, Rochester, NY | Directions
Monroe County's famous Highland Park is a picturesque setting filled with gardens, rolling hills, large open spaces and so much more. More Info
Live Music & Children's Entertainment All Day, Every day!
Get the Lilac Festival Souvenir Cam and full festival schedule on your phone! Plus, we'll be giving away prizes and upgrades throughout the Lilac Festival More Info
Pickup an Official Guide at the Lilac Festival
It's Easier Than Ever To Visit The Festival!
Now with three designated Public Parking Lots offering close-in access, free parking weekdays through 3:00pm More Info
Special Events at the Festival
- YNN Lilac Parade Saturday, May 11, 2013 More Info
- One-Of-A-Kind Shopping Art & Craft Weekends feature over 120 artists and craftsmen selected through a juried process. More Info
- Medved Lilac 10K and 5K Family Fun Run Sunday, May 19, 2013 More Info
- Wine & Chocolate Tasting Tuesday, May 14th; Wednesday, May 15th; and Thursday, May 16th More Info
- Craft Beer Garden Serving All Festival Hours More Info
Seniors Day is Wednesday, May 15th
Save all day with special Seniors discounts on food and beverage at the Big Top Foot Tent and throughout the festival! Enjoy a special afternoon concert performance with the Smugtown Stompers at 1:30pm at Center Stage.
Lilac Festival Ground Rules
This is a family and environmentally friendly festival!
Bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates and pets are not allowed. With the exception of one sealed bottle of water, visitors may not bring food or beverages into the festival grounds. Guests are able to bring a small chair. Umbrellas and blankets are welcome. Minors should be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or responsible adult.
Purchasing Lilac Trees and Bushes
Lilac trees and bushes will be available for purchase during the Festival. To take yours home, look for the tent outside the Lamberton Conservatory in Highland Park. For more information, you may call the Lamberton Conservatory directly at 585-753-7270