Rochester will hold first ever Fall Fest in October

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The City of Rochester and Downtown Definitely are partnering to present the first-ever Fall Fest.

The one-day free festival will be on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Parcel 5. The festivities include pumpkin decorating, carnival games, inflatables, crafts for kids, and a petting zoo.

Fall Fest will also feature the City of Rochester’s popular program “Little Kids and Big Rigs,” where kids can explore police cars, fire trucks, SWAT vehicles, an ambulance, dump trucks, garbage trucks, construction equipment, and more.  

The festival is also in partnership with MVP Health Care. Downtown Definitely is an initiative part of the Rochester Downtown Development Corporation, a non-profit that aims to drive economic vitality and create an inclusive community downtown.