Liberty Pole Lighting & Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2023
Liberty Pole
Corner of E. Main & Franklin Streets

City E Stack 287 Logo

Schedule of Festivities

5pm   Join Santa, elves, and other costumed characters as they greet kids and light the Liberty Pole. Prime Time Brass will play holiday favorites as we light the Liberty Pole!

5:15pm – Family parade from Liberty Pole to the City of Rochester Roc Holiday Village at Dr. MLK Jr, Park

5:40pm –  Arrive at Roc Holiday Village

  • FREE Visits with Santa until 8pm
  • Free ice skating and free skate rentals, sponsored by Wegmans (quantities will be limited, so bring your own skates if you have them!)
  • Local artisans selling unique gifts for everyone on your list
  • Great food & drink
  • Multiple photo opportunities
  • Free kid crafts


FREE parking is available at the Mortimer Street Garage, 25 Clinton Ave North between Mortimer St. & Division St.

Parking is also available at other nearby garages including Washington Square Garage and East End Garage for $7.


Contact the City of Rochester’s Office of Special Events by phone at (585) 428-6690 or email.