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Rochester Greek Festival: May 28-31, 11am-11pm. Live entertainment, food, children’s activities. 962 East Ave., Rochester.

19th Ward Community Square Fair: June 6, 8am-4pm. Food, crafts, kids games, parade and more. Aberdeen Square Park, Rochester.

Rochester International Jazz Festival: June 19-27, evening concerts. More than 250 concerts, some free. Visit :

Corn Hill Arts Festival: July 11-12, 10am-6pm. Art, live music, food, family fun, and fairy houses! Corn Hill District, Rochester.

Park Avenue Arts Festival: August 1-2, 10am-5pm. Arts and crafts, food, and music. Park Ave., Rochester.



Kids bowl free all summer at Bowl-A Roll Lanes (1560 Jefferson Rd. Rochester, NY 14623. 585-427-7250)—up to 2 games daily. To register, visit:

Most Sundays in June, July, and August the Rochester Public Market (280 N. Union Street, Rochester, NY, 14602) hosts the Greatest Community Garage Sales and Super Fleas at the Market. Kids will enjoy being in the mix while you find great deals.

Hochstein at High Falls — Outdoor concerts on Thursday afternoons, beginning at 12:10 at the Granite Mills Park near the Pont de Rennes bridge at 104 Platt Street. June 18th-August 13th.

Don’t forget to check out the local library branch nearest you to learn about free children’s activities and events all summer long.



Village Parents Circle - A weekly drop-in group for parents
Every Friday from 10:30 - 11:45am; Every Saturday from 3:30 - 4:15pm Our Parenting Village
1815 S. Clinton Ave., Suite 630, Rochester, NY.

Come share the journey of parenting. Each week has a theme and is facilitated by professionals with expertise in parent-child relationships and infant/child development. The group is free and open to all.

* See website for more information.

Animal Tales - Drop-In Story Time at
Every Friday from 11:30am – 12:30pm Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester
99 Victor Rd., Rochester, NY 14450
Come listen to an animal themed story, learn about animal rescue, and meet the animals in the shelter and on the farm yard walk. Free and open to the public.

Rochester Art Center: Free Family Day

The first Saturday of each month is free admission! Free admission 10am-5pm; free art activities 1pm-4pm. 

  • April 4: Free Family Day
  • May 2: Paper Flowers for Mom. 


Monroe County Library System
Comprised of 12 city branches and 19 town branches offering free events for families every day. Please visit to following website to find events at the branch closest to you: