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Thursdays Downtown Makes a Move in 2020

Posted on August 22,2019

With Peace Plaza under construction in 2020, where Thursdays Downtown will be next year is becoming clearer.

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A Brief History of Thursdays Downtown

Posted on August 20,2019

Since July 2004, Thursdays Downtown (or a similar-named version of the event) has been a part of the downtown Rochester community. Now in its 15th season, the event has grown into a large music and arts festival that draws 20,000+ people every Thursday! Here’s a look at how the event started and the ways in which it’s grown over the years.

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How to Spend a 3-Day Weekend in Downtown Rochester

Posted on August 19,2019

"Work, work all week long / Punchin' that clock from dusk 'till dawn"! Time to take a well-deserved break and enjoy the long, three-day weekend! Here are the top specials and events to celebrate Labor Day weekend in downtown Rochester!

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A Runner-Up on The Voice Is Coming to Thursdays Downtown!

Posted on August 17,2019

He was a runner-up on the Emmy Award-winning TV series The Voice and he's coming to Thursdays Downtown August 29 in downtown Rochester!

Tags: Entertainment | Thursdays Downtown | Events

Life as an Intern by Maxwell Haydon

Posted on August 12,2019

Downtown Rochester is so welcoming to all because of the sense of community and collaboration that goes into making downtown businesses thrive, and I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to work with this community firsthand. Find out why I've enjoyed my Rochester Downtown Alliance internship!

Tags: Thursdays Downtown | Life of an Intern



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