Nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street Community, Downtown Rochester is a picturesque downtown surrounded by flowing waterways, scenic trails and an abundance of green space. A perfect mix of historic & hip, Downtown Rochester is home to over 200 independent shops and boutiques, most of which are unique to Rochester. And bring your appetite when you visit as Downtown Rochester’s restaurant offerings are second to none. From Lipuma’s Coney Island to the Rochester Chop House and everything in between, we’ve got you covered.
Downtown Rochester is best known for its special events throughout the year including the Fire & Ice Festival, Farmers’ Market, Art & Apples Festival and the award-winning Christmas light spectacular, The Big, Bright Light Show.