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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
Rochester International Jazz Festival
Rochester International Jazz Festival

(585) 454-2060

250 E Ave
Rochester, NY 14604   Directions Website

Tap your feet to the music at the Rochester International Jazz Festival. Celebrate with thousands of music lovers from all over the world as they turn downtown Rochester's East End cultural district into "Jazz Street" for nine days of toe-tapping and finger-snapping music, featuring over 250 concerts at 18 venues.

Rochester Lilac Festival
Rochester Lilac Festival

(585) 473-4482

181 Reservoir Ave
Rochester, NY 14620   Directions Website

The Lilac Festival is one blooming festival. Martha Stewart has been to this 10-day extravaganza held at Highland Park in Rochester, the only one of its kind in North America. Green thumbed festival growers are awe inspired by the magnificent collection of more than 500 varieties of lilacs blooming on over 1,200 bushes.

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