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.
Enter before 3:00 pm and Park Free on Friday, May 10th (Opening Day)
Enter before 3:00 pm and Park Free on Weekdays, Monday, May 13th through Friday, May 17th
All Other Times: $5.00 per car
Close-in parking is available every day at three locations. If using web based driving directions or GPS, please enter one of the following Public Parking Lot coordinates in your destination field.
Lot 1 | Adjacent to 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter from Elmwood Avenue
Lot 2 | Adjacent to 1440 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter from South Avenue
Lot 3 | Located at 485 Highland Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620. Enter on Goodman Street, between Highland and Elmwood Avenues
BUS & MOTOR COACH PARKING
Motor coaches and other group tour vehicles must stop at the bus and motor coach check-in booth at the corner of Highland and South Avenues before discharging their passengers. Bus Drivers will be directed to a drop off point close to the purple cross walk. Once passengers have been discharged, vehicles will be directed to free parking
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.
WEEKEND SHUTTLE SERVICE
Park free at Monroe Community College, 1000 E Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623
Shuttle Service to and from the Festival site operates continuously from 10:30am through 9:00pm each Saturday and Sunday with pick up and drop off at the corner of South Avenue and Highland Avenue near the entrance to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Adult round trip shuttle cost is $2.00, children six and under ride free. Handicapped accessible busses are available
PARADE DAY EXTENDED SHUTTLE HOURS
On Lilac Parade day, Saturday, May 11, 2019, shuttle service will operate continuously from 8:30 am through 9:00 pm.
HIGHLAND PARK LILAC FESTIVAL TRAFFIC CONTROL PLAN
Changes apply from May 8 – May 19, 2019
Traffic Pattern Changes
The following roads will be Closed (Local Traffic Only)