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City of Rochester New Year's Eve FREE family celebration

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All Ages Adults & kids together


Rochester Riverside Convention Center
123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14604
United States


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City of Rochester
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Family Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks! Looking for something to do with the family this New Year's? Come to the City of Rochester's free celebration in the Convention Center.


Downtown Rochester will play host to an abundance of fun-filled activities for the entire family. Free skate admission will be available to patrons for an Early New Year’s Eve Skate at the Manhattan Square Rink and will continue into a late-evening open-skate session.  If ice skating is not your cup of tea, the Convention Center will be home to three hours of kid-friendly entertainment for families, followed by a magnificent fireworks display!


December 31 Schedule of Events

Light Up Your New Year's Eve with FREE fun for the entire family!


Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St.
7-10 pm

FREE fun including a DJ dance party with Jimmy C’s Music Machine, giant bounce houses, climbing wall, obstacle course, photo booths and more!


Manhattan Square Park Ice Rink

6-8 pm
Free family open skate to holiday music.

9-11 pm
Free adult open skate to music by
Beal’s Rock and Roll Review.


Main Street Bridge, 10 pm: A grand fireworks display!

Cost: FREE

Contact: 311. Outside city limits call 585-428-5990


Parking is FREE TOO!

FREE PARKING at the following city-owned garages, 6-11 pm:

South Ave. Garage, 39 Stone St.

Washington Square Garage, 111 Woodbury Blvd.

Court St. Garage, 194, Court St.

Sister Cities Garage, 28 N. Fitzhugh St.


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