Summer | Beyond the Nest (Rochester)

Rochester's online guide to arts, culture, & recreation!

Stuart Horse Trials

A competitive event held annually for top international riders and their horses, testing partnership and athletic prowess in the triathlon of equestrian sport.
Murray Rd.
Victor , NY
Phone: 657-6980
42° 57' 6.1848" N, 77° 26' 2.3208" W

G and S Orchards

The Farm Stand and You Pick are open for the season!
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Rochester Red Wings

The Rochester Red Wings are Rochester's Triple-A baseball team. They play at Frontier Field. Their season is April through early September.
Frontier Field One Morrie Silver Way
Rochester , NY , 14608
Phone: (585) 423-WING
43° 9' 25.8264" N, 77° 37' 15.0816" W

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

Roseland Wake Park

Roseland Wake Park is the best place for people of all skill levels to enjoy wake boarding and other towed water sports. We offer camps, parties, and lessons, and have a full pro shop for all the equipment you need!
250 Eastern Blvd.
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 393-9253
42° 52' 46.2216" N, 77° 15' 50.9832" W

Roseland Water Park

The water park of the Finger Lakes at the north end of Canandaigua Lake. Family-friendly fun! Season is last weekend in June through Labor Day.
250 Eastern Blvd.
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-353-6504
42° 52' 46.2216" N, 77° 15' 50.9832" 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

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Ganondagan State Historic Site

The only site of its kind east of the Mississippi, Ganondagan is dedicated to sharing the living culture and natural world of the Seneca people at their historic Town of Peace. At the new Seneca Art & Culture Center, approximately 300 pieces from historical artifacts through contemporary artistic and cultural contributions are featured in 15 permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting five centuries of Seneca life.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

Colonial Belle

Family friendly tour boat located in Fairport, NY on the historic waters of the Erie Canal. The Colonial Belle is the largest tour boat operating on the historic Erie Canal. Our vessel is U.S. Coast Guard certified to carry 149 passengers with a fully accessible enclosed lower deck and an upper open-air deck. The enclosed first deck offers comfortable seating, a full-service bar and two restrooms. The upper deck provides seating, scenic viewing and the experience of "ducking down" for low bridges. Three departures daily (Tuesday – Saturday) and two departures on Sunday.
400 Packett's Landing
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: (585) 223-9470
43° 6' 2.646" N, 77° 26' 26.7216" W

Location:

Ontario Beach 4799 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY, 14612
United States

Phone:

585-865-3320

2018 Concerts by the Shore Series

Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/29/2018
Time: 
7-9 PM, except Rochester Philharmonic, that begins at 7:30 PM

Location:

280 North Union Street
Rochester, NY, 14609
United States

Phone:

585-428-6907

Bike-in Movie at the Public Market

Dates: 
08/24/2018
Time: 
The networking /socializing begins at 7:30 p.m., and the movie starts around 8:30 p.m.

Location:

225 Fuhrmann Blvd. Wilkeson Point Park
Buffalo, NY, 14203
United States

Phone:

(716) 743-9348

Buffalo Irish Festival

Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
08/26/2018
Time: 
Friday 4:00pm - 11:00pm Saturday 11:00am - 11:00pm Sunday 11:00am - 10:00pm

Organization:

Spotted Rabbit Studio

Location:

115 Metro Park
Rochester, NY, 14623
United States

Phone:

585-430-9877

Community Mosaic Project - participants needed!

Dates: 
08/21/2018
Time: 
Depends on the day. Please check schedule or flyer for exact times. 10-12pm, 1-3pm or 3:30-5:30pm

Organization:

Writers & Books

Location:

740 University Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

(585) 473-2590

Erasure Poetry

Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location:

Main Street & Lift Bridge Lane
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Fairport Music Festival

Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
Time: 
See site.

Location:

280 North Union Street
Rochester, NY, 14609
United States

Phone:

(585) 428-6907

Food Truck Rodeo at the Public Market

Dates: 
08/29/2018
09/26/2018
Time: 
5-9 pm

Location:

101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
United States

Phone:

(716) 278-2100

Friday Night Block Party Concert Series on Old Falls Street

Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/31/2018
Time: 
PRE-SHOW ENTERTAINMENT BEGINS AT 5:30pm.; HEADLINE ACTS BEGIN AT 7:00pm.

Organization:

Writers & Books

Location:

740 University Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

(585) 473-2590

Genesee Reading Series

Dates: 
09/11/2018
Time: 
7:30 p.m.

Location:

101 Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14303
United States

Phone:

(716) 278-2100

Old Falls Street's Free Family Fun on Saturday Afternoons

Dates: 
08/25/2018
09/01/2018
Time: 
Noon to 5 p.m.

Organization:

Writers & Books

Location:

740 University Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

(585) 473-2590

Poetry Reading for Fiction Writers

Dates: 
08/28/2018
09/04/2018
Time: 
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Location:

New York State Fairgrounds
581 State Fair Boulevard
Syracuse, NY, 13209
United States

Phone:

315.487.7711

The Great New York State Fair

Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/23/2018
08/24/2018
Time: 
See web site for times

Location:

Sam Patch Boat Tour
12 Schoen Place
Pittsford , NY, 14534
United States

Phone:

585-662-5748

Wine Tasting Cruise Sam Patch Packet Boat 6:30PM-8:00PM

Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/29/2018
09/07/2018
Time: 
6:30pm - 8:00pm