As we soak in the final days of summer, we have a fantastic fall to look forward to. There’s so much to celebrate in September and October! Here’s what we have so far for our revised Fall Festivals Rochester NY and we’ll keep you updated!
M and T Clothesline Festival (September 10, 11)
Oh my goodness gracious. Can you believe it? This festival has been around for over 60 years and there are so many reasons why! Check them out some of them from their website:
- browse and buy original artwork by more than 400 New York state artists see the list
- experience all-day live entertainment see the schedule
- sample food & drink from some of Rochester’s favorite vendors
- enjoy free family art activities at the Creative Workshop
- search for bargains at the Gallery Store’s Sidewalk Sale and the art library’s used book sale
- purchase this year’s Clothesline T-shirt
- visit the museum (included in admission)
Are you a Memorial Art Gallery Member? You get a free sneak peek before anyone else, early Saturday!
Fringe Festival (Sept. 15-24th)
What? 500 shows? 25 venues? Better start planning now! The good news is that some of them are absolutely free! But what exactly is the Fringe Festival. We are glad you asked. Here’s the scoop from their website :
In case you missed the first, second, third or even the fourth Fringe, allow us to enlighten you. The Fringe is a 10-day, all-out, no-holds-barred, multi-disciplinary visual and performing arts festival featuring international, national and local artists. It showcases theater (physical, street, musical), comedy, visual arts, family entertainment, music, dance, spoken word, opera, poetry, literature and experiences that have yet to even be imagined
Festival of Ales (October 1st)
From the website:
This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, October 1st 2016.
The Annual Autumn Festival of Ales featuring craft beer, live entertainment and a chili cook-off to benefit Mercy Flight. Over 3,000 beer lovers will travel to Honeoye Falls to sample over 30 craft beers brewed by CB Craft Brewers. Beers include CB year round brands and private label beers brewed for restaurants and bars throughout WNY. Several food vendors will be on hand as well.
Festival tents will be set-up at the Honeoye Falls Fireman’s Field located at 270 Monroe St., Honeoye Falls, NY. Festival hours are 1pm-5pm. For more information call 585-624-4386 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letchworth Arts and Crafts Show: October 8-10
It’s the 40th anniversary! It’s also held in the state park which was named the number ONE park in the US according to USA Today, so there’s that. Over 300 vendors and live entertainment. Here’s what you can look forward to:
Enjoy peak fall foliage at the spectacular “Grand Canyon of the East” along with the best in pottery, paintings, quilts and fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral pieces and more — just in time for holiday gift shopping. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with plenty of food vendors and many other activities for the whole family. Included in our entertainment lineup this year are Anastazja, Miché Fambro & Faixa, along with spinning wheel demonstrations. Performances or demonstrations are scheduled at 1 pm each day.
There’s so many great celebrations to be had! We’ve only mentioned a few and there will be more to come. #FallWineTourFun If you’d like more information on festivals in the area, or what the lineup is for the fall market, contact us today!