Check out the great activities coming this year to Downtown Rochester!


ARTWalk is a community public art program that showcases art throughout Downtown Rochester, highlighting all forms of media. The program is sponsored by the Rochester Downtown Alliance’s Downtown Cultural Initiative. Most exhibits are free and open to the public.

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Bookworm Walk

The Bookworm Walk is a children's reading walk which will feature four children's books over the course of the summer set in flower planters and the Downtown Riverwalk. The route will begin outside of the entrance to the Rochester Public Library, run along the Riverwalk, and end at a waterfall across from the Government Center.

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Games on the Grass

Games on the Grass will feature public lawn and table games near the grassy area of the Peace Plaza. Lawn games such as bean bags, ladder golf, and hula hoops will be housed in game cart and available free for public use. The existing tables in the Peace Plaza tables will be covered with designed sticker featuring game board. Game pieces will be available in the game cart nearby. 

Board Game Instructions:
Nine Men's Morris

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Social Steps

Social Steps is a summer dance series providing a free and fun opportunity to experience a new style of dance on select Fridays, June - August on the Peace Plaza. Enjoy a dance class, witness a performance, and enjoy a signature cocktail in the style of each type of dance.

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