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Wickham Farms

Wickham Farms is a fun place for families to spend an hour, an afternoon or all day! Attractions include a jumping pillow, batting cages, kiddie train ride, a mini golf course, farm animals, and a free weekly storytime. In the Fall, we have a corn maze, hayrides, a u-pick pumpkin patch, and u-pick apple orchard. In our barn, we serve of ice cream, frozen custard and casual meals. We make cookies from scratch and fry our own donuts in the Fall.
1821 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road
Penfield , NY , 14526
Phone: (585) 377-FARM (3276)
43° 9' 4.9608" N, 77° 26' 11.9364" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
Varysburg , NY , 14167
Phone: 585-535-4100.
42° 44' 33" N, 78° 17' 59.2764" W

Seabreeze Amusement and Water Park

Come get your summer and give your family all the fun and excitement of the area’s classic amusement park, located in Irondequoit, overlooking Lake Ontario and Irondequoit Bay. You'll find thrilling adult rides and timeless family rides - plus cool kiddie rides too. Make a splash in the waterpark, play great games, enjoy your favorite summertime foods, and watch spectacular live shows. Get so much family fun, so close to home. Save when you buy your tickets online and use your smartphone to enter the park. Visit our website for the latest information.
4600 Culver Rd
Rochester , NY , 14622
Phone: 585-323-1900
43° 13' 57.8244" N, 77° 32' 35.952" W

The Garden Factory

Garden supplies and LOTS more! Fabulous fall and Halloween festival weekends during the fall, and then a wonderful display for the December holidays.
2126 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester , NY , 14624
Phone: 585.247.6236
43° 8' 55.7268" N, 77° 42' 30.8952" W

Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester

The JCC is a vibrant community center with state-of-the-art fitness, theatre, aquatics, and an array of programs and services for all ages. The JCC is the place for total wellness and provides sports and fitness programs, wellness services, early childhood education, before & after school care, summer camps, celebrations of Jewish holidays and traditions, and activities. The JCC is open and welcoming to all in the community.
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-461-2000
43° 5' 46.2768" N, 77° 33' 57.0852" W