Welcome to our 119th edition

May 12 – 21, 2017 | 10:30am – 8:30pm Daily
Highland Park, Rochester, NY

The largest free festival of its kind in North America, spring in Upstate NY is welcomed with ten incredible days and nights of non-stop festivities. Peek around every corner and you'll discover magnificent gardens, musical gems, exciting exhibits and exhilarating special events.

Whether you're a regular visitor or first time Festival-goer, you'll quickly discover that every day brings something new to experience at the world famous Rochester Lilac Festival.

What's Happening

Garden BattlesGarden Battles
Craft Beverage ExpoCraft Beverage Expo
Become a SponsorBecome a Sponsor
Artist ApplicationArtist Application
Rochester Events
City of Rochester
County Executive
Visit Rochester
Farmers Insurance
Genesee and Labatt Blue