Light Up The Holidays Parade And Lighting Of Liberty Pole

The City of Rochester invites you to the Light Up The Holidays Parade Downtown with the annual lighting of the Liberty Pole and family parade to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park!!

When: Saturday December 2nd  

Time: 4:30 p.m. with the Liberty Pole Lighting at 5 p.m. The family parade to Dr. Martin Luther King Park begins at 5:15 p.m. 

Route: The family parade will begin on Liberty Pole Way and take the following route:

  • East on Main Street to Gibbs Street;
  • South on Gibbs Street to East Avenue;
  • East on East Avenue to Broadway Street;
  • South on Broadway Street to Manhattan Square Drive.

The parade will disband at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.

Motorist Advisory: Traffic on Main Street and portions of East Avenue will be affected from 5 p.m. until approximately 5:30 p.m. Manhattan Square Drive will be closed from 4:30 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m.