Reach. Influence. Sell.
We'll show you how!
The only 10-day free festival of its kind in North America, more than 500,000 visitors from across the region and around the globe attend the annual Lilac Festival. Lovingly referred to by locals as "the Lilac Fest", this year welcomes the 105th edition of this diverse and remarkable celebration of Spring.
This Festival Has It All!
Both 10x10 and large scale exhibitor space is a available along the Festival pathways.
In addition, exhibitor and sponsor opportunities exist across a broad spectrum of initiatives including the televised Lilac Parade, the Lilac 10K and 5K Family Fun Run, the Weekend Arts & Crafts Shows and - of course - at the the ever popular Lilac Fest Main Stage.
In 2015, exhibitors and sponsors will want to know more about the Wine & Chocolate Tasting, Weekend Shuttle Service, the reinvented Kids Zone, and the two new Demonstration Stages.
Participation in the Lilac Festival starts with an application. Please select your area of interest below, follow the instructions and get started on the way to participation in the region's most popular festival of the year!
Apply to Participate in the Rochester Lilac Festival as a Sponsor or Exhibitor
If you are a brand name or retail business, media outlet, not-for-profit entity or other type of business that would like to sample, sell and directly influence the more than 500,000 visitors of the annual Rochester Lilac Festival, please click here to email us.
Apply to be a Food Vendor
If you are a food business interested in bringing your delicious goods to any of our festivals in 2015, please fill out and return our Applying Food Vendor Application here!
Apply to Participate in the Wine & Chocolate Tasting
If you are a winery, chocolatier or cheesemaker and would like to be part of the Wine & Chocolate Tasting under the Big Top Tent at the 2015 Rochester Lilac Festival, please click here to email us.
Apply to Participate in the Lilac Festival Weekend Arts & Crafts Show
A juried Arts & Crafts Show, only those who are the hands-on makers of their work may participate in the Lilac Festival Arts and Crafts Show. If you are an artist, craftsperson or specialty vendor who would like to be considered for participation, please download and return the Applying Artist Application. You may apply to exhibit for one or both weekends of the Lilac Festival. NO BUY/SELL is permitted.
Apply to Participate as an Entertainer or Musician on the 2015 Lilac Festival Main Stage
We are busy planning an amazing schedule of music and entertainment for this year's Rochester Lilac Festival. If you'd like to be considered for the Lilac Festival Main Stage, please download and return the Applying Entertainment Application Click Here to Download the Application