There are lots of months when the weather is great and you will want to engage in outdoor Rochester events. Fortunately, there are a lot of great Rochester events that you can check out. For instance, there are parks, museums and galleries that you should see.
You will find some great parks in this area. Some of them include the Genesee Valley Park, the Lamberton Conservatory, Mount Hope Cemetery and Highland Park. One of the Rochester events that you will not want to miss is the annual Lilac Festival at the Highland Park. Here visitors from around the country enjoy more than 500 different varieties of lilacs. Other Rochester events that take place at this park are the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the AIDS Remembrance Garden.
On the other hand, if you would prefer to see art galleries, there are plenty of Rochester events here too. On Blossom Road there is Artisian Works, which is a huge warehouse that has been transformed into an art gallery with a small theater that shows amateur films. Then on University Avenue there is the Memorial Art Gallery.
Anyone who is interested in history will enjoy all of the great historical exhibits and museums that are located throughout Rochester. For instance, there is the George Eastman House, which is a mansion that the founder of Kodak film built. There is also the Rochester and Genesee Valley Railroad Museum, the Rochester Medical Museum and the Susan B. Anthony house.
While these Rochester events are great for adults, if you have children you will want to take them to the Strong National Museum of Play, which is located downtown. Here you will find the National Toy Hall of Fame. Another one of the great Rochester events that your children will enjoy is the Seneca Park Zoo. Other Rochester events to take your children to are the Rochester Museum and Science Center with the Adventure Zone and Strasenburge Planetarium.