Rochester Lilac Festival 

Friday, May 8, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015 (10 Days)

10:30am-8:30pm Daily | Admission is Free

Highland Park, Rochester, NY | Directions | Parking

Venue Information

Monroe County's famous Highland Park is a picturesque setting filled with gardens, rolling hills, large open spaces and so much more. More Info

Lilac Festival Site Ground Rules

This is family and environmentally friendly festival! The following ground rules apply to the Festival Site within Highland Park.

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. For the safety of all guests, there is a "no chairs” policy. Umbrellas and blankets are welcome.

Download the Rochester Events Festival App

Get the full schedule including special events inside the festival, the definitive guide to food and drinks the Lilac Souvenir Cam and more! More Info

Concert Lineup 

View the Full Lilac Fest Schedule Online including Concert Lineup and Children's Entertainment Stage schedule More Info 



  • Time Warner Cable News Lilac Parade Saturday, May 9, 2015 More Info 
  • One-Of-A-Kind Shopping Art & Craft Weekends feature over 120 artists and craftsmen selected through a juried process. More Info
  • Highland Hospital Lilac Run Sunday, May 17, 2015 More Info
  • Wine & Chocolate Tasting Monday, May 11, Tuesday, May 12 and Wednesday, May 13 More Info
  • Craft Beer Garden Serving All Festival Hours More Info

It's Easier Than Ever To Visit The Festival!

Three designated Public Parking Lots, Weekend Shuttle Service and free parking weekdays through 3:00pm More Info

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