Breakfast With Santa Tickets On Sale Now

Vendor Applications Now Being Accepted, Private Parties Available by Reservation, and Postcard Contest Being Held

Rochester, NY–October 17, 2018–City of Rochester Holiday Village presented by Five Star Bank– the inaugural event offering family-friendly activities including Santa’s workshop, free ice skating, breakfast with Santa, food, shopping and more for 11 days in December – is now selling tickets for Breakfast with Santa presented by MVP Health Care.

Breakfast with Santa will be located in the cozy “Gingerbread House” tent at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park at Manhattan Square (353 Court St.). The dates and hours are from 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday December 2, Saturday December 8, Sunday December 9, Sunday December 16, and Sunday December 23. *Saturday December 15 is SOLD OUT.

Breakfast with Santa Program

Breakfast with Santa Tickets

Postcard Contest

Roc Holiday Village is holding a competition open to all artists to create a unique postcard depicting the holiday season in Rochester. Deadline to enter is November 7, 2018. Rules, guidelines, and the application entry form can be found online at the Roc Holiday Village website.

Call for Vendors

Applications to be a vendor in the Village are now being accepted. Apply online at  Roc Holiday Village website. Booth space ranges from $1,000 to $2,000 based on size and location. Booths sizes range from 10 by 10-feet to 10 by 20-feet open-air tents.

Reserve Space for Private Events

Reservations are now being accepted for a flat rate of $1,000, which includes seating for up to 125 people, or cocktail-style setup for up to 175 people and featuring a view overlooking the Village, private restrooms, holiday decorations, overhead music, and table linens. Catering and beverage packages are available at additional charge. To reserve space and for more Information on packages and pricing call or email Jenna at (585) 943-0796 or jenna@rocholidayvillage.com.

Roc Holiday Village Highlights –

Opening Ceremonies are Saturday, December 1

Roc Holiday Village presented by Five Star Bank opens December 1 at 4 p.m. in conjunction with the lighting of the Liberty Pole at Liberty Pole Way. Santa will make his way from the Liberty Pole to Roc Holiday Village for a tree lighting ceremony, followed by free ice skating, visits with Santa, live music and crafts for the kids.

Hanukkah will be celebrated by lighting an outdoor menorah, plus music, food, and crafts on the evening of Sunday, December 9.

Weekend activities throughout December will include visits with Santa, free ice skating, Breakfast with Santa, music and entertainment, crafting classes, food, shopping, and more. Many events will be free and visiting the general village will be free and open to the public.

Santa’s Workshop presented by IACKids and the Anthony Butera Team at Keller Williams Realty

Free Activities

Holiday Shopping and Eating


Parking will be available on area streets, in the Washington Square Garage, the Central Parking System Garage at 100 Chestnut St. in the Five Star Bank Building and other areas parking garages.

Other Information

For information on sponsorships, collecting toys for kids, and scheduling private events, contact Jenna at (585) 943-0796 or jenna@rocholidayvillage.com.


Sponsors include the City of RochesterFive Star BankWegmansDemocrat and ChronicleRochester Regional Health13WHAMFOX Rochesterand The CWIAC KidsThe Anthony Butera TeamCatenary Construction Corp.MVP Health CareMason DigitalKids Out and AboutMarsh Construction Services, Inc.Roc Kids SmileBella Events Group, and McCarthy Tents & Events.