Roc Holiday Village is Rochester, New York’s premier annual holiday festival bringing magic downtown for people of all ages. Roc Holiday Village will present 11 days of enchanting festivities on weekends from December 1 to 23 including breakfast with Santa, free ice skating, a shopping village, food and drink, tree lighting, Santa’s workshop, hand-crafted goods, pop-up restaurants, special events, music, private parties, nightlife and more. This is the inaugural year for Roc Holiday Village, which is produced by Rochester natives Jenna Knauf, owner of Bella Events Group; Kelli Marsh, professional photographer; and Sean McCarthy, owner of McCarthy Tents & Events.
*some special events may require ticket purchase.


Opening Ceremonies are Saturday, December 1

Join us on the opening night of our inaugural year as Santa makes his way from the Liberty Pole Lighting to the Roc Holiday Village! We’ll have free ice skating, visits with Santa, music, food, crafts for the kids, tree lighting, and much more!!! The City of Rochester’s Liberty Pole Lighting Ceremony takes place at 4:30 pm at Liberty Pole Way. Learn more here.


Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 12/1 – 12/23

Holiday Village Hours:
Friday 4pm – 8pm
Saturday 10am – 8pm
Sunday 10am – 6pm

Holiday Bar Hours:
Friday 4pm – 11pm
Saturday 10am – 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 6pm



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