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Thursdays Downtown

Thursdays Downtown

When: Every Thursday from June 13 – August 15, 2024 (Except July 4th)
Time: 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: 1st Avenue Southwest, 3rd Street Southwest, and Peace Plaza

A weekly summer staple of downtown Rochester, Thursdays Downtown combines arts, music, food, and a vendor market into one free community-uniting, block-party-style event! Every week, enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others at Thursdays Downtown. Your taste buds will be satisfied with enticing foods and musical styles, too.

  Click here for an interactive map of the market.

  Read more about Thursdays Downtown in these blogs.

Thursdays Downtown de las 11 a.m. a las 8:30 p.m. todos los jueves del 15 de junio al 10 de agosto de 2023, excepto junio 22

El evento semanal de verano de Rochester con una energía inigualable que une a músicos, amantes de la comida, artesanos y la comunidad del centro de Rochester.

Maalmaha Khamiista Bartamaha Magaalada 11 subaxnimo ilaa 8:30 galabnimo Khamiis kasta (marka laga reebo Juun 22) laga bilaabo Juun 15 illaa Agoosto 10, 2023

Dhacdada xagaaga ee todobaadlaha ah ee Rochester waxay keentaa tamar aan la filayn waxayna midaysaa fannaaniinta, kuwa cuntada jecel, farsamayaqaannada, iyo bulshada ku nool batmaha magaalada Rochester.

كل يوم خميس وسط المدينة من الساعة 11:00 صباحاً و حتى 8:30 مساءً (ما عدا يوم 22 يونيو/حزيران) و إبتداءً من 15 يونيو/ حزيران و حتى أغسطس/ آب 10 عام 2023

تجلب فعاليات روتشستر الصيفية الأسبوعية نشاطاً لا يقبل المنافسة و توحد الموسيقيين و محبي الطعام و الحرفيين و المجتمع في وسط مدينة روتشستر.

COVID-19 precautions: RDA follows all local, state and CDC guidelines pertaining to outdoor events.

Disclaimer: The Rochester Downtown Alliance does not permit the use of drones at any of its events.

2023 entertainment: TBD

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2023 Vendor application

*As of July 28, 2023, we are no longer accepting vendor applications for the Thursdays Downtown vendor market. Click here for vendor details.

Visit our vendor resources page for more information. For questions about being a Thursdays Downtown vendor, email

  For entertainment bookings, please fill out this interest form.