Highland Bowl

1201 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Venue Information

Highland Bowl is an all grass amphitheater with an art-deco style bandshell. The entrance to the venue is located at 1201 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620, at the corner of Robinson Drive and South Avenue.


Out of respect to the neighbors, and to avoid parking tickets and towing, there is no on-street parking in the neighborhood surrounding Highland Bowl. 1440 South Ave. (next to the Al Sigl Center -just north of Elmwood Ave.) will have $5 parking. The lot is only a block and a half away from the concert site.

Special Ground Rules

WILCO (August 3, 2012): No food or beverage will be allowed to be brought into the show. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. Blankets are acceptable for the festival. Lawn chairs are permitted for the August 3, 2012 WILCO concert. Children under the age of 12 are free. 

CAMERAS ARE NOT PERMITTED. Professional photographers must obtain a photo pass via Wilco's management or publicist. Wilco does permit audio taping and trading of live performances wherever it does not conflict with venue or other restrictions beyond our control. We do not allow direct soundboard patches. Wilco supports the free trading of live recordings for non-commercial purposes. We do not allow filming or video of any type without prior written permission. Wilco asks that you refrain from using your cell phones, updating Facebook, checking your e-mail, texting your friends, etc. both while driving and during concerts. Please be considerate of others.

Highland Park Festival Site

1440 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620 at the corner of Highland Ave.

Venue Information

Highland Park Festival Site is a picturesque park designed by famous landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted; with rolling hills and large open spaces it is the ideal festival site. The entrance to the venue is adjacent to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial, on South Avenue south of Highland Avenue. 


Parking will be $5 in the lot adjacent to the festival site, next to the Al Sigl Center -just north of Elmwood Avenue. Additional parking is also available off South Avenue. 

Special Ground Rules

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (July 11, 2012): Blankets and single person lawn chairs are permitted. Cameras and video are allowed. No food or beverage will be allowed to be brought into the show. Food and beverage will be available for purchase. No pets. 


Hotels and Camping

Rochester Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
70 State Street
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 546-3450

Camping: Webster Park 585-256-4950
Ryan's Point
Tents $20-$30 No Facility

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