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Party in the Park 2018

The 22nd annual Party in the Park concert series will take place every Thursday from June 7 to Aug. 2 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 353 Court St.

2018 Lineup 

  • June 7: Turkuaz
  • June 14: Anders Osborne with special guests Parsonsfield
  • June 21: Get the Led Out – The American Led Zeppelin
  • June 28: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
  • July 5: Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
  • July 12: G. Love & Special Sauce with special guests Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express
  • July 19: The Original Wailers with special guests Ginkgoa
  • July 26: Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts
  • Aug. 2: Almost Queen 

New for 2018  

New to Party in the Park this year are a VIP Ultra Lounge, a Craft Beer Garden and Bazaar in the Park. The VIP Ultra Lounge provides exclusive access to a VIP Experience Tent with a lounge area, cash bar, table service, private restrooms, front stage access and a commemorative lanyard. VIP Ultra Lounge tickets are $35, will be available on a limited basis for each show and go on sale at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 29 online at 

Craft beer lovers can enjoy the all new Craft Beer Garden featuring a rotating showcase of local craft beer from Genesee Brew House, Young Lion Brewing, CB Craft Brewers and many more over the course of the season. This new addition to will be sure to please craft beer fans and showcase local favorites.

Bazaar in the Park will be a weekly collective of emerging designers, vintage collectors and artisanal products together under one roof, creating a community around art, crafts, fashion and discovery. More than 25 individual sellers will bring their merchandise and wares for a dose of show-and-sell in an environment that is uniquely created and curated to offer an alternative to the traditional retail experience. New sellers will arrive every other week, making Bazaar at the Park a place to consistently discover new, emerging talent and creativity.  


Ticket Information    

General admission tickets for Party in the Park are $5 (children 12 and under are free). Tickets and VIP passes can be purchased at the gate, through Ticketmaster ( or 800-745-3000 with associated service charges) or at the Blue Cross Arena at the War Memorial box office, 100 Exchange Blvd. 


Ground Rules  

  • Lawn chairs, bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates and pets will not be allowed in.  
  • Re-entry is not allowed. 
  • No admission will be allowed after 9:30 p.m.    
  • Shoes are required. 
  • Smoking is prohibited in all city parks. 
  • Tailgating is prohibited. 

Drones are prohibited.


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
353 Court Street
Rochester, NY, 14614
United States


Contact name: 
City of Rochester Special Events
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM, music starts at 5:30 pm
$5 General Admission, VIP Ultra Lounge tickets $35,, kids 12 and under free


All Ages