LILAC FESTIVAL SITE GROUND RULES
This festival is FREE and open to the public. Certain areas of the park do have rules, please adhere by them.
The following ground rules apply to the Festival Site within Highland Park.
Through the hours of the Festival (10:30 am – 7:00 pm) each day:
Thank you for your help in ensuring the festival is a comfortable and enjoyable place for all visitors.
Please be aware of the changes to traffic patterns due to the Highland Park Traffic Control Plan. Follow the directions below to get to the festival effectively.
DON'T GET TICKETED OR TOWED
Be kind to the neighborhood and your pocketbook and obey the parking rules. Vehicles parked illegally on the side streets surrounding the Lilac Festival and Highland Park will be ticketed and/or towed.
Parking is $5 per car.
Parking is available entering at 1440 South Ave. Rochester, NY 14620.
BUS & MOTOR COACH PARKING
More information coming soon!
PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
People with disabilities who have a wheelchair hang tag should use Public Parking Lot 2 and enter from South Avenue. The GPS address is 1440 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Please be aware, changes to traffic patterns during the Lilac Festival may affect your route.
TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN
Friday, May 7, 14, & 21: Highland Ave will be open.
Saturday & Sunday, May 8-23: Highland Ave will be closed.
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WARM HOSPITALITY & ACRES OF ATTRACTIONS
Whether you’re a local or from out of town, the Rochester Lilac Festival has it ALL! Acres of landscaped gardens and the largest collection of lilacs in the USA are the showstoppers of Highland Park. But what makes it worth the visit are the craft beer and wine tastings, bistro, kids activities, award-winning art and craft show, mini farmers market, and a Lilac 5K/10K & Dunkin’ Dash!
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THE LILAC EXPERIENCE
While admission to the festival is free, the following opportunities provide an upgraded experience: