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SocialICE Wraps Up

Thank you to our SocialICE Premier Partners Mayo Clinic and Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee

The Rochester Downtown Alliance would like to recognize and thank Mayo Clinic and Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee for partnering with us on SocialICE. Partnerships like theirs help build amazing events and a vibrant and unique downtown community.

Interested in how your business or organization can partner with the Rochester Downtown Alliance? Contact RDA Executive Directory Jenna Bowman at

SocialICE 2017 Event Survey

Thank you to the 39,500 attendees who joined us on the Peace Plaza Thursday, Friday & Saturday. We are seeking your feedback. 

Please complete the 2017 SocialICE Attendee survey here and be entered to win a SocialICE beanie (limited edition) and a $25 gift card to a downtown business of your choice. There will be 2 lucky winners selected next Wednesday, March 1st. 

Ladies Night Out Returns Thursday, March 23

When: March 23
Time: 5 pm - 9 pm
Where: Downtown Rochester

After outstanding support during its first year, downtown Rochester's Ladies Night Out will return in 2017! Ladies Night Out brings women together in downtown Rochester for a night of shopping, dining, and giveaways. Ladies, grab your friends and get ready for a phenomenal evening!

Free margaritas, store-wide discounts, mini massages, free white chocolate martinis and more - Ladies Night Out features deals, activities and one-night only offerings from over 20 downtown businesses.  

Let us know you'll be there! RSVP here for instant updates.

Thursdays on First & 3rd For-Profit Vendor Opportunity

New this year to Thursdays on First & 3rd are vendor spaces for commercial/for-profit businesses. It’s the premier event of the summer where you have the chance to reach close to 200,000 people over the course of one summer. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Applications are open until March 3. Apply today.

1 Million Cups Rochester

When: Wednesday, Mar 1, 9 am - 10 am
Where: Bleu Duck Kitchen - 14 4th St SW
Cost: Free

1 Million Cups is a free, national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Click here for more information.