Village Open 10 AM to 8 PM, Breakfast with Santa Opens Today (sold out), Free Crafts for Kids in the Gingerbread House, Genesee Figure Skating Club Performance, Visit with Santa! Free Ice Skating! Buy a Kazoo and Help Camp Good Days! And More!
Eat and Drink
The Lodge Restaurant & Bar & Igloos
AVVINO, Antonetta’s, Native Eatery & Bar, and Marty’s Meats will all rotate into the Lodge, a heated tent structure at Roc Holiday Village, each on a different weekend. Each pop-up restaurant will operate with counter-style service. The lodge’s interior is designed like a cozy ski lodge with plaid textiles, leather sofas, wrought iron furnishings and wintery décor.
AVVINO – Sunday, December 2
Antonetta’s – Friday, December 7 to Sunday, December 9
Native Eatery & Bar – Friday, December 15 to Sunday, December 17
Marty’s Meats – Friday, December 21 to Sunday, December 23
Wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages will be served at The Lodge bar including beers from Three Heads Brewing, wines from Living Roots Wine & Co., and mulled wine provided by Heron Hill Winery. See website for complete selection at rocholidayvillage.com/the-lodge-restaurant-bar.
Restaurant and bar hours are Friday 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Brunch will be served each Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. No reservations required.
Winter Igloos – SOLD OUT!
These geodesic dome, warm and cozy winter Igloos, will offer a sanctuary from the outdoor elements with a transparent view of the Village. Each is outfitted with comfy chairs, blankets and pillows provided by West Elm. No more reservations are currently being accepted. If additional capacity becomes available, information will be posted at rocholidayvillage.com/winter-igloos.
- 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free Ice Skating
- 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Village Shopping
- 10:00 –11:30 a.m. Breakfast with Santa in the Gingerbread House (ticketed/ SOLD OUT)
- Noon – 6:00 p.m. Visit Santa’s Workshop – FREE
- Noon – 2:00 p.m. Brunch by pop-up restaurant AVVINO at the Lodge
- Noon – 6:00 p.m. Restaurant & Bar at The Lodge open
- 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Crafts in the Gingerbread House – FREE
- 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Genesee Figure Skating Club performance and learn to skate – FREE
- Sundown – Lighting of the Hanukkah menorah
Village-goers can enjoy free music from 8 to 11 p.m. every Friday and Saturday evening inside the Lodge.
- Liz & Quentin Marsh – Saturday, December 1
- Nat King Cole Holiday Music Tribute by Sonic Era Entertainment – Friday, December 7
- Dana Wendel Quartet – Saturday, December 8
- John Akers – Friday, December 14
- Danny Ziemann Trio performing “A Charlie Brown Christmas” – Saturday, December 15
- Stephen Morris Quartet – Friday, December 21 and Saturday, December 22
Retail vendors in the Village include Bentley Bros (tools & toys), BurningBus (artwork), Eastside Dog Services (dog items), Graphic Rats (tie-dye), Jazzy Jems Expo (jewelry), Jewelry Queen Accessories (jewelry), Karan Bonomo Studios (artwork), KB White Farm (soaps), Laughing Goat Fiber (wearables), Paparazzi Accessories (jewelry), Stacy K Floral (wearables & housewares), The Strong Naional Museum of Play (toys), Urban Wildflower (clothing), and Warehouse 127 (housewares).
Food vendors in the Village include Dukes Donuts, Hallelujah Royal Heritage Tea, the Meatball Truck, CinnaRoast (roasted chestnuts), Taste of Supreme Bakery, and Wake Coffee. Hot chocolate will be served by Dukes Donuts, Tony Pepperoni, and Wake Coffee. Haddad’s street vending will be set up adjacent to the ice skating rink, and another hotdog and hamburger cart will be nearby the Village shopping. Water and soda will also be available.
Mini Maker Markets – December 8 and December 15
Local crafters, DIYers, confectioners, and entrepreneurs will set up shop for two days, on Saturday, December 8 and Saturday, December 15 from 2 to 8 p.m. in the “Rochester Regional Health Gingerbread House” tent.
Makers include MansaWear, LuLaRoe, LaZanas Botique, Laughing Gull Chocolates, Cha Cha Cha Joy, Sweet & Cute Sweets, GG Bakes Inc., Wholestory Collective, Impact Earth, Love Light, Beauty by Bridget, Peacock Printing, Usborne Books, Wolf Den Quilts, and more!
Applications to be a Mini Maker are still being accepted and can be submitted online at rocholidayvillage.com/mini-maker-markets.
The Roc Holiday Village Merchandise tent will sell chocolates by Stever’s Candies, fiberoptic LED wands, glow necklaces, snowflake spin wands, hand warmers (HotHands), the official Roc Holiday Village 2018 commemorative postcard, mugs and ornaments.
Village hours are Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.